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Table 1 Nine sets of simulations were performed, varying the values of food objects and the number of hidden nodes in the neural networks. The values of left and right food were swapped during the second half of the simulations. Non-food objects were always worth -3.

From: Emergence of sensory selection mechanisms in Artificial Life simulations

Variables Simulation Sets
  2-6-6 4-6-6 8-6-6 2-9-3 4-9-3 8-9-3 2-11-1 4-11-1 8-11-1
Number of hidden nodes 2 4 8 2 4 8 2 4 8
Initial value of left food 6 6 6 9 9 9 11 11 11
Initial value of right food 6 6 6 3 3 3 1 1 1