A Developmental Gene Regulation Network for Constructing Electronic Circuits

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We present a method for constructing electronic circuits that uses analogues of biological multi-cellular development, genetic regulatory networks, and transcription and translation processes to build circuits. We show how small circuits may be evolved and how they may be reused to build larger circuits. We also demonstrate that the artificial 'organisms' are capable of regeneration so that circuit functionality can be recovered after damage.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Event8th International Conference on Evolvable Systems - prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 1 Sept 2008 → …


Conference8th International Conference on Evolvable Systems
Country/TerritoryCzech Republic
Period1/09/08 → …


  • computational development
  • genetic regulation
  • digital circuit design

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