***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Call for Papers and Abstracts: ALIFE 13 The Thirteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems will be held at Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan July 19-22, 2012 http://alife13.org/ Deadline: February 26 Tracks will include: Evolution in Action -- including evolutionary dynamics, simulations of evolution, developmental systems, experimental evolution, viral and bacterial evolution, evolution of drug resistance Chair: Claus Wilke Behavior and Intelligence -- including animal behavior, evolution of cognition and intelligence, evolutionary robotics, embedded systems Chair: Josh Bongard Collective Dynamics -- including group selection, evolution and stability of ecosystems, network dynamics, evolution of cooperation and conflict, collective motion and swarming in animals and humans. Chair: Iain Couzin Synthetic Biology -- including synthetic cells, synthetic organisms, biological engineering, artificial genetic systems, artificial chemistry, origin of life, paleogenetics Chair: Steen Rasmussen The Humanities and Alife -- including art, music, history and philosophy of artificial life. We encourage submissions that focus on elucidating the history of the development of the field or that deal with philosophical analysis of the relevant conceptual issues, as well as epistemological and ethical questions. Chairs: Paul Gestano Adi & Patrick Grim For further details and submission guidelines see http://alife13.org/ _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.