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A. BergelAgile Artificial Intelligence in Pharohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5384-7_13

13. Evolving Zoomorphic Creatures

Alexandre Bergel1 
Santiago, Chile

The previous chapter presented the infrastructure that models and builds zoomorphic creatures. However, so far, the creature cannot do much: it stands where it was originally located, and we are lucky when it does not fall on its side. This chapter makes the creatures evolve to accomplish a displacement task, such as moving toward a particular direction or passing through some obstacles.

13.1 Interrupting a Process

Before jumping in and running the genetic algorithm, it is important to highlight an aspect of the Pharo programming language and environment.

Making creatures ...

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