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Cellular Automaton Stack Exchange

Postby testitemqlstudop » September 7th, 2016, 6:47 pm

Hello everyone!

I proposed a new Stack Exchange Q&A site here: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/102689/cellular-automaton?referrer=fZP15Bwav_jK1gevQBdmIA2

Remember to support this proposal by following it and asking more example questions on it!

Thank you,
Testitem Qlstudio

(I'm glad that this is in The Sandbox and not in other forums.)
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Re: Cellular Automaton Stack Exchange

Postby Alexey_Nigin » September 8th, 2016, 5:30 am

Supported the proposal.

Sadly, it still needs 57 more followers, which is about the total number of active members on these forums. So we need to get everyone to create an account and press "follow". From my experience, it will be very difficult, if not impossible. Moreover, I think some people will refuse to follow on the basis that "Thread for basic questions" already does the same thing. This is quite unfortunate, since I would like to see the proposal work out.

On the other hand, there seems to be no time limit for proposals on this site. Maybe it will collect the necessary number of followers over the years.
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Re: Cellular Automaton Stack Echange

Postby testitemqlstudop » September 8th, 2016, 5:55 pm

Tell me if i should promote this topic to the Patterns forum lol

(isn't this advertizing? Well at least I found a good place to post this since my past CA proposals kept getting deleted from inactivity :()
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Re: Cellular Automaton Stack Exchange

Postby testitemqlstudop » November 23rd, 2016, 9:50 pm

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Re: Cellular Automaton Stack Exchange

Postby testitemqlstudop » November 23rd, 2016, 9:52 pm

Alexey_Nigin wrote:Supported the proposal.

Sadly, it still needs 57 more followers, which is about the total number of active members on these forums. So we need to get everyone to create an account and press "follow". From my experience, it will be very difficult, if not impossible. Moreover, I think some people will refuse to follow on the basis that "Thread for basic questions" already does the same thing. This is quite unfortunate, since I would like to see the proposal work out.

On the other hand, there seems to be no time limit for proposals on this site. Maybe it will collect the necessary number of followers over the years.


I need one follower a month or the proposal would be deleted :(
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Re: Cellular Automaton Stack Exchange

Postby dvgrn » November 30th, 2016, 9:02 am

testitemqlstudop wrote:Tell me if i should promote this topic to the Patterns forum...

Just went and looked this morning. Another ten followers have showed up, so there are 47 to go.

I'll try linking to this thread from a moderately relevant question-gathering thread over on the Website Discussion forum. The Patterns forum seems like the wrong place to try any promotions.

Alexey_Nigin wrote:So we need to get everyone to create an account and press "follow". From my experience, it will be very difficult, if not impossible. Moreover, I think some people will refuse to follow on the basis that "Thread for basic questions" already does the same thing.

With any luck the link will add a little question-asking energy to the LifeWiki Did-You-Know thread as well as this one. A lot of the questions that have showed up so far on the Stack Exchange board aren't exactly what you'd call "basic questions", really. On the other hand, a few have been showing up that do have known answers, so they would be appropriate for Did-You-Knows... most of them are there already, though.
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Re: Cellular Automaton Stack Exchange

Postby A for awesome » January 26th, 2017, 5:11 pm

This proposal's activity seems to be dying out. I expended my last example question to keep it meeting the minimum activity requirements, so I can't do that in the future now. If some more people here could contribute, maybe the proposal could stay alive for a while longer. (Also see my Discussion post on the proposal page.)
x₁=ηx
V ⃰_η=c²√(Λη)
K=(Λu²)/2
Pₐ=1−1/(∫^∞_t₀(p(t)ˡ⁽ᵗ⁾)dt)

$$x_1=\eta x$$
$$V^*_\eta=c^2\sqrt{\Lambda\eta}$$
$$K=\frac{\Lambda u^2}2$$
$$P_a=1-\frac1{\int^\infty_{t_0}p(t)^{l(t)}dt}$$

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Re: Cellular Automaton Stack Exchange

Postby dvgrn » July 12th, 2017, 1:46 pm

A for awesome wrote:This proposal's activity seems to be dying out. I expended my last example question to keep it meeting the minimum activity requirements, so I can't do that in the future now. If some more people here could contribute, maybe the proposal could stay alive for a while longer. (Also see my Discussion post on the proposal page.)

The suggestion to move the proposal to the Science category was implemented back in March, it looks like. It's a little confusing: there's a link there to a proposal that was deleted due to inactivity. But the original proposal is still alive and well... maybe just barely, but new followers have continued to trickle in very slowly.

Like A for awesome, I've now asked my fifth question, so I can't help keep the proposal alive after July. And yes, once again I failed to escape from my obsessive focus on B3/S23.

So -- please, could people with more wide-ranging interests sign up, if they haven't already, and ask interesting questions about isotropic or anisotropic rules? I know cellular automata enthusiasts are kind of a rare breed, but I'm sure it's possible to make it from 30 followers to 60 on that proposal, somehow...!

Actually it appears that questions about cellular automata are being asked most often not in the Science category, but in the Computer Science category and in Programming Puzzles and Code Golf. Maybe someone who can figure out how to move the proposal should try one more move...?
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Re: Cellular Automaton Stack Exchange

Postby A for awesome » September 12th, 2017, 5:36 pm

The proposal was closed a few days ago after a year in the Definition phase, and I took it upon myself to restart it here (or here if you want to give me free reputation), since @testitemqlstudio seems to be inactive recently. If people would be willing to repost some or all of their example questions from last time, hopefully we'll have better luck this time around.
x₁=ηx
V ⃰_η=c²√(Λη)
K=(Λu²)/2
Pₐ=1−1/(∫^∞_t₀(p(t)ˡ⁽ᵗ⁾)dt)

$$x_1=\eta x$$
$$V^*_\eta=c^2\sqrt{\Lambda\eta}$$
$$K=\frac{\Lambda u^2}2$$
$$P_a=1-\frac1{\int^\infty_{t_0}p(t)^{l(t)}dt}$$

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Re: Cellular Automaton Stack Exchange

Postby dvgrn » September 19th, 2017, 5:57 pm

A for awesome wrote:The proposal was closed a few days ago after a year in the Definition phase, and I took it upon myself to restart it... If people would be willing to repost some or all of their example questions from last time, hopefully we'll have better luck this time around.

Doesn't look good so far, I'm afraid -- I'm getting this at both links:

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