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A273829 Partial sums of the number of active (ON,black) cells in n-th stage of growth of two-dimensional cellular automaton defined by "Rule 950", based on the 5-celled von Neumann neighborhood. 1
1, 6, 15, 40, 77, 130, 195, 304, 445, 618, 819, 1072, 1365, 1706, 2075, 2552, 3093, 3698, 4363, 5112, 5933, 6834, 7795, 8888, 10069, 11346, 12699, 14184, 15757, 17442, 19187, 21168, 23277, 25514, 27875, 30384, 33029, 35818, 38731, 41840, 45101, 48522, 52083 (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

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=950; 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}];

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

Table[Total[Part[on, Range[1, i]]], {i, 1, Length[on]}] (* Sum at each stage *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A273827.

Sequence in context: A273562 A273748 A272847 * A114696 A106368 A100491

Adjacent sequences:  A273826 A273827 A273828 * A273830 A273831 A273832

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Robert Price, May 31 2016

STATUS

approved

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