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 A280467 Decimal representation of the x-axis, from the origin to the right edge, of the n-th stage of growth of the two-dimensional cellular automaton defined by "Rule 270", based on the 5-celled von Neumann neighborhood. 1
 1, 3, 3, 15, 3, 7, 11, 31, 35, 39, 235, 895, 3843, 12551, 523, 31, 35, 39, 235, 895, 771, 3335, 7691, 8223, 24611, 40999, 82155, 181119, 295683, 855303, 1981963, 2375711, 6848547, 15794215, 19005675, 54788991, 125829891, 134221063, 402660875, 939532319 (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..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 Wolfram Research, Wolfram Atlas of Simple Programs MATHEMATICA CAStep[rule_, a_] := Map[rule[[10 - #]] &, ListConvolve[{{0, 2, 0}, {2, 1, 2}, {0, 2, 0}}, a, 2], {2}]; code = 270; 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)/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[i, 2 * i - 1]], 2], {i , 1, stages - 1}] CROSSREFS Cf. A280463, A280464, A280465. Sequence in context: A094152 A226305 A281759 * A282264 A281213 A282388 Adjacent sequences:  A280464 A280465 A280466 * A280468 A280469 A280470 KEYWORD nonn,easy AUTHOR Robert Price, Jan 03 2017 STATUS approved

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