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About ISAL

The International Society for Artificial Life (ISAL) is a democratic, international, professional society dedicated to promoting scientific research and education relating to artificial life, including sponsoring conferences, publishing scientific journals, and maintaining web sites related to artificial life.

Artificial Life (published by MIT Press) is the official journal of ISAL, and the biannual International Conference on Artificial Life (ALIFE) and European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL) are the society's official scientific gatherings. Further information on these activities can be found in the Publications and Conferences sections of this website.

ISAL was established in May 2001 as a non-profit organization. It is goverened by a Board of Directors that consists of elected ISAL members as well as individuals specially appointed by the Board. For information on how to join ISAL, please see the Membership section of this website.

Further information about the structure, bylaws and policies of the society is available in the following documents: