# A Cellular Automaton-Based Heat Equation

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This Demonstration shows unsteady-state conduction of heat in two dimensions by means of a coupled-map lattice, for example a continuous-state cellular automaton. The heat transfer is governed by

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Contributed by: Jan Baetens (March 2011)

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The CA-based heat equation was formulated in:

J. L. Schiff, *Cellular Automata: A Discrete View of the World*, New York: Wiley, 2008.

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