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A318858 Number of still-lifes synthesizable from n gliders in Conway's game of Life. 1
0, 6, 11, 111, 114, 217 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,2

COMMENTS

No stable form can be produced by a single glider (on an infinite or toroidal board), thus a(1) = 0.

Block, boat, beehive, loaf, eater, and pond are the six still-life forms that can be made from 2 gliders.

Tub, Ship, Barge, Long boat, Mango, Long barge, Very long boat, Hat, Half bakery, Paperclip, and Bi-pond can be made from 3 gliders.

Most of the terms in this sequence are conjectural and will likely increase over time. - Nathaniel Johnston, Dec 03 2019

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..6.

Mark Niemiec, Life Objects Sorted by Cost in Gliders.

Wikipedia, Glider (Conway's Life), Still life (cellular automaton)

Index entries for sequences related to cellular automata

CROSSREFS

Cf. A019473, A056614.

Sequence in context: A180929 A212592 A351991 * A136980 A083834 A136978

Adjacent sequences:  A318855 A318856 A318857 * A318859 A318860 A318861

KEYWORD

nonn,hard,more

AUTHOR

Ed Pegg Jr, Sep 04 2018

STATUS

approved

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