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Articles in the 'cellular automata' category

Langton's Ant Music

By dragoncoder047

Over the weekend I joined the forums because I am interested in cellular automata. I find watching the mechanisms mesmerizing, and building them exciting.

I also have an interest in music, and so a year or two ago I tried to generate music from cellular automata. I used …


By dragoncoder047

Several years ago I discovered the wonderful world of cellular automata.

After some Googling I discovered a cellular automata called Wireworld that is designed to simulate electronic circuits. Each of its square cells can be in one of four states, “empty” (which always stays empty, and is shown here in …