Emulation of Cellular Automata by Other Systems

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This Demonstration shows how some simple systems can emulate cellular automata. The simple systems shown are: mobile automata, Turing machines, neighbor-dependent substitution systems, tag systems, and symbolic systems.

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For more information on how these emulations are conducted, see Stephen Wolfram's A New Kind of Science, pp. 664–668.

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


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