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A278755 Decimal representation of the x-axis, from the left edge to the origin, of the n-th stage of growth of the two-dimensional cellular automaton defined by "Rule 65", based on the 5-celled von Neumann neighborhood. 4
1, 0, 3, 8, 7, 48, 15, 224, 31, 960, 63, 3968, 127, 16128, 255, 65024, 511, 261120, 1023, 1046528, 2047, 4190208, 4095, 16769024, 8191, 67092480, 16383, 268402688, 32767, 1073676288, 65535, 4294836224, 131071, 17179607040, 262143, 68718952448, 524287 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,3

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..126

Robert Price, Diagrams of 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=65; 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}];

Table[FromDigits[Part[ca[[i]][[i]], Range[1, i]], 2], {i, 1, stages-1}]

CROSSREFS

Cf. A278753, A278754, A278756.

Sequence in context: A307162 A233418 A280581 * A016625 A019630 A101749

Adjacent sequences:  A278752 A278753 A278754 * A278756 A278757 A278758

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Robert Price, Nov 27 2016

STATUS

approved

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