Martinez, G. J., Adamatzky, A. and McIntosh, H. V.
On the representation of gliders in Rule 54 by de Bruijn and cycle diagrams.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5191.
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Publisher's URL: http://www.springerlink.com/content/105633/
Rule 54, in Wolfram’s notation, is one of elementary yet complexly behaving one-dimensional cellular automata. The automaton supports gliders, glider guns and other non-trivial long transients. We show how to characterize gliders in Rule 54 by diagram representations as de Bruijn and cycle diagrams; offering a way to present each glider in Rule 54 with particular characteristics. This allows a compact encoding of initial conditions which can be used in implementing non-trivial collision-based computing in one-dimensional cellular automata.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||gliders, rule 54|
|Faculty/Department:||Faculty of Environment and Technology|
|Deposited On:||02 Jun 2010 14:44|
|Last Modified:||11 Feb 2014 00:35|
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