Maze Solving with a 2D Cellular Automaton

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A simple cellular automaton is used to find a solution to mazes if one exists. The automaton calculates each cell's new value based on the surrounding cells in the previous time step. This makes dead-ends and branches of the maze die away until one path remains.

Contributed by: Alexander Varga (July 2012)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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