Emulating Other Systems with Cellular Automata

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This Demonstration shows how cellular automata can emulate other systems; namely, mobile automata, Turing machines, substitution systems, sequential substitution systems, register machines, and basic logic circuits.

Contributed by: Abigail Nussey (March 2011)
Based on a program by: Oyvind Tafjord
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



For more detailed information about how the emulations are built, see Stephen Wolfram's A New Kind of Science, pp. 656–663, Emulating Cellular Automata with Other Systems (NKS|Online).

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