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A086993 Number of generations needed to reach an oscillator, starting with a segment of n consecutive live cells and applying the LongLife 2D rule (see comment). 3
1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 11, 9, 10, 10, 13, 17, 19, 21, 33, 30, 22, 22, 64, 74, 25, 24, 83, 97, 40, 45, 215, 227, 223, 348, 128, 510, 51, 53, 115, 1429, 1581, 337, 4435, 425, 4791, 5564 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET
1,3
COMMENTS
LongLife rule: birth occurs if dead cell has 3,4 or 5 neighbors. Survival occurs if live cell has 5 neighbors. (Sequence computed using LifeLab for Macintosh.)
LINKS
Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, Game of Life
CROSSREFS
Cf. A086973 (oscillator period).
Sequence in context: A017840 A017855 A051598 * A238714 A289311 A351926
KEYWORD
nonn,more
AUTHOR
Benoit Cloitre, Sep 22 2003
STATUS
approved

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