Variations on State Transition Diagrams of Elementary Cellular Automata

It is possible to study the dynamics and complexity of cellular automaton (CA) evolution by state transition diagrams, in which each node represents a state of the system, and two nodes are connected when one state produces the other in a single step of the evolution.

This Demonstration considers a slight generalization of state transition diagrams, where each row is mapped to a number by taking its mean, total, or decimal representation. Each CA is begun from a finite random initial condition.

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