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A288442 Decimal representation of the diagonal from the origin to the corner of the n-th stage of growth of the two-dimensional cellular automaton defined by "Rule 467", based on the 5-celled von Neumann neighborhood. 4
1, 3, 4, 7, 24, 15, 96, 63, 480, 63, 1920, 255, 7680, 1023, 30720, 4095, 130560, 1023, 522240, 4095, 2088960, 147455, 8093696, 589823, 33488896, 131071, 133955584, 35651583, 465829888, 150470655, 1846542336, 601882623, 7457341440, 3875799039, 26608140288 (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
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
MATHEMATICA
CAStep[rule_, a_] := Map[rule[[10 - #]] &, ListConvolve[{{0, 2, 0}, {2, 1, 2}, {0, 2, 0}}, a, 2], {2}];
code = 467; 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
Sequence in context: A292033 A288501 A288019 * A288049 A145593 A042037
KEYWORD
nonn,easy
AUTHOR
Robert Price, Jun 09 2017
STATUS
approved

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