Five-Neighbor 2D Totalistic Cellular Automata
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Interesting patterns can be found among the 64 possible five-neighbor 2D totalistic cellular automata (CA) with random initial conditions. These CA use a von Neumann neighborhood. For example, rule 52 tends to cluster black cells together.
Contributed by: Daniel de Souza Carvalho (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA
Reference: T. Rowland, "Two-Dimensional Totalistic Code 52 (NKS|Online)," Complex Systems, 17, 2007 pp. 163–182.
"Five-Neighbor 2D Totalistic Cellular Automata"
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Published: March 7 2011