We propose a multi-layer architecture for simulating emergent properties. This is implemented as a form of cellular automaton at the lowest layer, with mobile processes to represent objects at multiple upper layers. This architecture supports multiple levels of emergence .
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@inproceedings(SS-ECCS05, author = "Heather R. Turner and Susan Stepney and Fiona A. C. Polack", title = "A simulation environment for emergent properties (extended abstract)", crossref = "ECCS-05" ) @proceedings(ECCS-05, title = "ECCS 2005: European Conference on Complex Systems, Paris, France, November 2005", booktitle = "ECCS 2005: European Conference on Complex Systems, Paris, France, November 2005", year = 2005 )