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## Reducible Oscillators

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### Reducible Oscillators

In the event that certain oscillators have smaller usable forms on the wiki than the official ones they can go here.
I'll start by noting that Blocked p4-3 and Blocked p4 t-nose have smaller forms than those presented:
x = 53, y = 11, rule = B3/S23
39b3o2\$38bo3bo\$4bo3bobobo3bo15bo3bo7bo3bo\$3bobo9bobo13bobo13bobo\$3bobo
9bobo13bobo13bobo\$2obobob7obobob2o7b2obobob11obobob2o\$2obo13bob2o7b2ob
o17bob2o\$3bo13bo13bo17bo\$3bobo9bobo13bobo4b2ob2o4bobo\$4b2o3b3o3b2o15b
2o4b2ob2o4b2o!

Blocked p4-3 sees a 1-cell reduction, Blocked p4 t-nose sees a 3-cell reduction and a bounding box reduced to 25x12.
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### Re: Reducible Oscillators

The RLE for Blocked p4-1 is the old form:
#N Blocked p4-1
#O Adam P. Goucher
#C A period 4 oscillator.
#C www.conwaylife.com/wiki/Blocked_p4-1
x = 23, y = 14, rule = b3/s23
11bo11b\$4bo3bo5bo3bo4b\$3bobo11bobo3b\$3bobo11bobo3b\$2obobob9obobob2o\$2o
bo15bob2o\$3bo15bo3b\$3bobo4bobo4bobo3b\$4bobob3ob3obobo4b\$2bobob2o7b2obo
bo2b\$2b2o5b2ob2o5b2o2b\$10bobo10b\$10bobo10b\$11bo!

Jason's p36 can be reduced in cell count, but increases in bounding box:
x = 39, y = 22, rule = B3/S23
24bo\$24bo\$24bo\$2o22b2o\$bo25bo\$bobo19bo4bo\$2b2o24bo\$13b3o8b3o\$13bo\$13bo
bo\$14b2o\$23b2o\$23bobo\$25bo\$12b3o8b3o\$10bo24b2o\$10bo4bo19bobo\$11bo25bo\$
13b2o22b2o\$14bo\$14bo\$14bo!
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### Re: Reducible Oscillators

Also, while this technically may not be considered a reduction, 29P9's bounding box of 10x10 can be changed to 9x11 in two different ways:
x = 27, y = 20, rule = B3/S23
17b2o\$18bo\$18bob2o\$17b2obobo\$23bo\$b2o18b3o\$2bo13b2o6b2o\$2bob2o10bo2bob
3o2bo\$b2obobo11b2obo3b2o\$7bo\$5b3o\$2o6b2o7b2o\$o2bob2obo9bo\$2b2obo2bo9bo
b2o\$6b2o9b2obobo2b2o\$23bo2bo\$21b3obo\$16b2o6bo\$16bo2bob3o\$18b2obo!
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### Re: Reducible Oscillators

BlinkerSpawn wrote:Also, while this technically may not be considered a reduction, 29P9's bounding box of 10x10 can be changed to 9x11 in two different ways:
x = 27, y = 20, rule = B3/S23
17b2o\$18bo\$18bob2o\$17b2obobo\$23bo\$b2o18b3o\$2bo13b2o6b2o\$2bob2o10bo2bob
3o2bo\$b2obobo11b2obo3b2o\$7bo\$5b3o\$2o6b2o7b2o\$o2bob2obo9bo\$2b2obo2bo9bo
b2o\$6b2o9b2obobo2b2o\$23bo2bo\$21b3obo\$16b2o6bo\$16bo2bob3o\$18b2obo!

10*10=100
9*11=99
In terms of bounding box, I'd think that the 9*11 is a slight reduction.
x = 81, y = 96, rule = LifeHistory
58.2A\$58.2A3\$59.2A17.2A\$59.2A17.2A3\$79.2A\$79.2A2\$57.A\$56.A\$56.3A4\$27.
A\$27.A.A\$27.2A21\$3.2A\$3.2A2.2A\$7.2A18\$7.2A\$7.2A2.2A\$11.2A11\$2A\$2A2.2A
\$4.2A18\$4.2A\$4.2A2.2A\$8.2A!
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### Re: Reducible Oscillators

Gamedziner wrote:
BlinkerSpawn wrote:Also, while this technically may not be considered a reduction, 29P9's bounding box of 10x10 can be changed to 9x11 in two different ways:
rle

10*10=100
9*11=99
In terms of bounding box, I'd think that the 9*11 is a slight reduction.

Well, then here's two 12x8 variants:
x = 12, y = 19, rule = B3/S23
2o\$o2bob2o\$2b2obobo\$8bo\$6b3o\$b2o6b2o\$bo2bob3o2bo\$3b2obo3b2o4\$2o\$o2bob
2o\$2b2obobo2b2o\$8bo2bo\$6b3obo\$b2o6bo\$bo2bob3o\$3b2obo!

11x8, higher population:
x = 24, y = 8, rule = B3/S23
2o5b2o4b2o5bo\$o2b2obobo4bo2b2obobo\$b2obobo7b2obobo2bo\$7bo12bobo\$5b3o
10b3ob2o\$2o6b2o3b2o6bo\$o2bob3o2bo2bo2bob2obo\$2b2obo3b2o4b2obobo!
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### Re: Reducible Oscillators

I think this should be in the pattern section. I can see why it would be put in the website section, but it's more about the patterns...

Edit: 258P3 on Achim's p11's rle says "158P3" also it can be replaced with the 246P3.
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