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A271152 Number of active (ON,black) cells in n-th stage of growth of two-dimensional cellular automaton defined by "Rule 299", based on the 5-celled von Neumann neighborhood. 4
1, 5, 9, 32, 9, 101, 45, 164, 37, 320, 93, 413, 85, 656, 141, 768, 141, 1105, 213, 1241, 221, 1701, 277, 1849, 321, 2365, 405, 2513, 441, 3205, 517, 3353, 501, 4061, 841, 4089, 789, 5145, 673, 5329, 777, 6285, 977, 6349, 1033, 7625, 881, 7793, 1125, 8809 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,2

COMMENTS

Initialized with a single black (ON) cell at stage zero.

REFERENCES

S. Wolfram, A New Kind of Science, Wolfram Media, 2002; p. 170.

LINKS

Robert Price, Table of n, a(n) for n = 0..128

Robert Price, Diagrams of the first 20 stages.

N. J. A. Sloane, On the Number of ON Cells in Cellular Automata, arXiv:1503.01168 [math.CO], 2015

Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Elementary Cellular Automaton

S. Wolfram, A New Kind of Science

Index entries for sequences related to cellular automata

Index to 2D 5-Neighbor Cellular Automata

Index to Elementary Cellular Automata

MATHEMATICA

CAStep[rule_, a_]:=Map[rule[[10-#]]&, ListConvolve[{{0, 2, 0}, {2, 1, 2}, {0, 2, 0}}, a, 2], {2}];

code=299; stages=128;

rule=IntegerDigits[code, 2, 10];

g=2*stages+1; (* Maximum size of grid *)

a=PadLeft[{{1}}, {g, g}, 0, Floor[{g, g}/2]]; (* Initial ON cell on grid *)

ca=a;

ca=Table[ca=CAStep[rule, ca], {n, 1, stages+1}];

PrependTo[ca, a];

(* Trim full grid to reflect growth by one cell at each stage *)

k=(Length[ca[[1]]]+1)/2;

ca=Table[Table[Part[ca[[n]][[j]], Range[k+1-n, k-1+n]], {j, k+1-n, k-1+n}], {n, 1, k}];

Map[Function[Apply[Plus, Flatten[#1]]], ca] (* Count ON cells at each stage *)

CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A049602 A119031 A271129 * A271164 A266206 A271397

Adjacent sequences:  A271149 A271150 A271151 * A271153 A271154 A271155

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Robert Price, Mar 31 2016

STATUS

approved

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