

A019473


Number of stable ncelled patterns ("still lifes") in Conway's game of Life.


12



0, 0, 0, 2, 1, 5, 4, 9, 10, 25, 46, 121, 240, 619, 1353, 3286, 7773, 19044, 45759, 112243, 273188, 672172, 1646147, 4051732, 9971377, 24619307, 60823008, 150613157, 373188952, 926068847
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OFFSET

1,4


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..30.
S. Ekstrom, Enumerating Still Lifes (in C)
N. D. Elkies, [math/9905194] The stillLife density problem and its generalizations, arXiv:math/9905194 [math.CO], 1999.
H. Koenig, Stable Objects (another version of this sequence)
R. Munafo, StillLifes with N cells in Conway's game of Life
Mark D. Niemiec, Life Object Counts
R. C. Schroeppel, A few mathematical experiments
Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Life


EXAMPLE

a(4)=2 because the block and the tub are the only 4cell still lifes.


CROSSREFS

Cf. A056613, A056614, A056605.
Sequence in context: A259791 A207480 A166517 * A056605 A091802 A144240
Adjacent sequences: A019470 A019471 A019472 * A019474 A019475 A019476


KEYWORD

hard,nonn,nice


AUTHOR

Robert Munafo


EXTENSIONS

More terms from Stephen A. Silver, Dec 11 1999
a(24) corrected, at the suggestion of Mark Niemiec, by Nathaniel Johnston, Aug 26 2016
a(24)  a(28) corrected, using data computed by Simon Ekstrom, by Adam P. Goucher, Jan 08 2017


STATUS

approved



