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A288437 Decimal representation of the diagonal from the corner 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. 4
1, 1, 0, 1, 2, 0, 0, 3, 0, 8, 4, 0, 0, 16, 12, 3, 4, 16, 236, 16, 208, 84, 16, 292, 512, 0, 1152, 0, 2072, 992, 4112, 9, 2054, 32774, 3194, 12802, 16780, 16432, 69196, 48, 512, 131072, 780, 29552, 229388, 544, 1048640, 57400, 1663552, 6619520, 72704, 9160 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

0,5

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

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[i, 2 * i - 1]], 10], {i, 1, stages - 1}]

CROSSREFS

Cf. A288435, A288436, A288438.

Sequence in context: A298209 A211871 A194586 * A287736 A180969 A259479

Adjacent sequences:  A288434 A288435 A288436 * A288438 A288439 A288440

KEYWORD

nonn,easy

AUTHOR

Robert Price, Jun 09 2017

STATUS

approved

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