The AL lab at the Institute of Biology, Section Zoology, at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz is an interdisciplinary workgroup, consisting of 10-15 scientists that investigate Artificial-Life topics from various perspectives and with a huge variety of tools and approaches.
The studies performed in the group are:
- Bio-hybrid societies
- Bio-inspired robotics
- Swarm robotics
- Modelling of swarm-intelligent systems
- Complexity science
- Studies of biological self-organization (mainly honeybees)
- Multi-agent simulations
- Artificial ecologies
- Artificial evolution
- Artificial physiology
- … and many other fields that deal with biology, mathematics, physics, chemistry and engineering.
This (non exhaustive) list shows that a broad spectrum of research is performed by a mixed group of biologists, computer scientists, simulation egineers, roboticists, mathematicians.