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Charles Ellett Taylor

biologist , educator

Charles Ellett Taylor, American biologist, educator.


Taylor, Charles Ellett was born on September 9, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Stewart Ferguson and Barbara (Ellett) Taylor.


Bachelor of Arts California, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1973.


Professor University California, Riverside, 1974-1980, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1980. Consultant artificial life and population genetics. Director University of California at Los Angeles Cognitive Science Research Program, 1990—1999.

Member advisory board Computer Museum Fishtank.


  • Co-author: Artifical Life II, 1992, Artifical Life VI, 1998. Editor: Artificial Life, 1997—2001. Associate editor: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Transactions on Evolutionary Computing, 1997-1999.

    Associate editor Artifical Life and Robotics, since 1999, Artificial Life, since 2002. Member editorial board: International Journal Distributed Sensor Networks, since 2004. Contributor articles to professional publications.


Married Minna Glushien, June 22, 1969.

Stewart Ferguson Taylor

Barbara (Ellett) Taylor

Minna Glushien