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 A282387 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 462", based on the 5-celled von Neumann neighborhood. 5
 1, 3, 6, 15, 24, 60, 102, 255, 384, 960, 1632, 4080, 6168, 15420, 26214, 65535, 98304, 245760, 417792, 1044480, 1579008, 3947520, 6710784, 16776960, 25166208, 62915520, 106956384, 267390960, 404232216, 1010580540, 1717986918, 4294967295, 6442450944 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
 OFFSET 0,2 COMMENTS Initialized with a single black (ON) cell at stage zero. The first 23 terms of A062878 are the same as this sequence, but I cannot prove nor disprove that these two sequences are the same. Agrees with A062878 for at least 1000 terms. - Sean A. Irvine, Apr 14 2023 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 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 = 462; 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. A062878. A282385, A282386, A282388. Sequence in context: A282008 A281212 A062878 * A227960 A282484 A286207 Adjacent sequences: A282384 A282385 A282386 * A282388 A282389 A282390 KEYWORD nonn,easy AUTHOR Robert Price, Feb 13 2017 STATUS approved

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