login
The OEIS Foundation is supported by donations from users of the OEIS and by a grant from the Simons Foundation.

 

Logo


Hints
(Greetings from The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences!)
A271288 First differences of number of active (ON,black) cells in n-th stage of growth of two-dimensional cellular automaton defined by "Rule 337", based on the 5-celled von Neumann neighborhood. 1
3, 1, 35, -31, 91, -79, 179, -175, 299, -287, 443, -431, 595, -559, 787, -783, 1035, -1023, 1307, -1295, 1587, -1551, 1899, -1887, 2243, -2207, 2595, -2559, 2907, -2799, 3283, -3279, 3787, -3775, 4315, -4303, 4851, -4815, 5419, -5407, 6019, -5983, 6627 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,1

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..127

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=337; 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[on[[i+1]]-on[[i]], {i, 1, Length[on]-1}] (* Difference at each stage *)

CROSSREFS

Cf. A271285.

Sequence in context: A190964 A109842 A270101 * A271276 A270090 A293940

Adjacent sequences:  A271285 A271286 A271287 * A271289 A271290 A271291

KEYWORD

sign,easy

AUTHOR

Robert Price, Apr 03 2016

STATUS

approved

Lookup | Welcome | Wiki | Register | Music | Plot 2 | Demos | Index | Browse | More | WebCam
Contribute new seq. or comment | Format | Style Sheet | Transforms | Superseeker | Recent
The OEIS Community | Maintained by The OEIS Foundation Inc.

License Agreements, Terms of Use, Privacy Policy. .

Last modified June 19 00:04 EDT 2021. Contains 345125 sequences. (Running on oeis4.)