Binary Operations with Cellular Automata
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It is possible to use binary operators such as And, Or, or Xor as rules for cellular automata (CA). The binary operations are applied to the neighbor cells.[more]
And and Or operators give a class I CA; the cells get all black or white. The Xor operator seems to be a class III CA with random and noisy patterns. The Xor function for radius 1 is equivalent to the elementary CA rule 150.[less]
Contributed by: Daniel de Souza Carvalho (March 2011)
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"Binary Operations with Cellular Automata"
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Published: March 7 2011