- mathematical and cellular life


The Recursive Universe The Recursive Universe
William Poundstone
ISBN 0-19-285173-X
A detailed look at Conways 'Game Of Life' and how it reflects the complexities of the real world.

Artificial Life Artificial Life
Steven Levy
ISBN 0-224-03599-1
The quest for 'life' generated by machine; replication, evolution and self-repair.

Digital Biology Digital Biology
Peter J Bentley
ISBN 0-7472-6654-9
The production of digital life inside 'biological computers'.
The Blind Watchmaker The Blind Watchmaker
Richard Dawkins
ISBN 0-14-008056-2
The process of evolution by natural selection.

Games of Life Games of Life
Karl Sigmund
ISBN 0-19-854783-8
Mathematical explanations of population, evolution and reproductio trends plus 'Game of Life'.

A New Kind of Science A New Kind of Science
Stephen Wolfram
ISBN 1-57955-008-8
Huge 1200 page volume of everything involving cellular automata mathematics.