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by Extrementhusiast
March 30th, 2021, 11:50 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1771
Views: 780503

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

P6 rotors fitting within a 5x5 box: x = 284, y = 90, rule = B3/S23 4b2o178b2o11b2o4b2o10b2o60b2o$4bo63b2o43b2o13b2o8bo14bo14bo3b2o10bo13b o4bo11bo15bo14b2o13b2o14bo$6bo32b2o9bo2bo14bo17bo10b2o14bo14bo8bobo4b 2o6bobo12bobo3bo12bo3bo5bo7bo12bo9bo2bobo12bobo12bobo10bobobo$2b5o31bo bo7b6o8b2o5bo7b2o5b3o...
by Extrementhusiast
March 30th, 2021, 11:37 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
Replies: 1116
Views: 898129

Re: Synthesising Oscillators

One of the missing small P4s in thirty gliders: x = 249, y = 41, rule = B3/S23 209bo$208bo$208b3o5$201bo$201bobo$201b2o$108bo$106b2o82bo4bo10bo$99bo 7b2o82bob2o10bo6bo$100b2o87b3o2b2o9b3o3bo$99b2o3bo106b3o$102b2o$103b2o 8bo$9bo63bobo36bo$9bobo61b2o37b3o$o8b2o63bo$b2o48b2o6bo45b2o35b2ob2o 49b2ob2o42b...
by Extrementhusiast
March 12th, 2021, 1:08 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 20-bit still life syntheses
Replies: 100
Views: 11598

Re: 20-bit still life syntheses

And we're done.
by Extrementhusiast
March 8th, 2021, 3:32 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1771
Views: 780503

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Are you going to try for Period 6 and longer periods, or is that just too much to do? Which is more important, higher periods (more search time) or larger bounding box (larger files, more post-processing)? Some of the higher periods seem doable, if a little time-consuming, but the bounding box is a...
by Extrementhusiast
March 8th, 2021, 12:27 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1771
Views: 780503

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

(cont'd) x = 555, y = 195, rule = B3/S23 95b2o13b2o$49b2o44bo14bo134bo14b2o168b2o5b2o6b2o20b2o$46b2o2bo46bo13bo 28bo2bo3b2o7bo2bob2o5bo17bobo12bob2o9b2o13b2o13bobo12bo2bo43bo14bo2bo 10bo2bob2obo7bo2bo11bobo12bobo12bobo8b2obo2bo9bo2bo2bobo5bo3bo2bobo21b o3bo13bo2bo10bo2b2o11bo2bo11bo2bo10bo2b2o$3b2o1...
by Extrementhusiast
March 8th, 2021, 12:26 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1771
Views: 780503

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

A first attempt at brute-forcing all P2-5 oscillator rotors within a 5x5 box, grouped by period: x = 420, y = 315, rule = B3/S23 278b2o13b2o116b2o$127b2o14b2o12bo87bo32b2o13b2o71b2o43bo$9b2o13bo14bo 14bo9bo2bo11bo2bo26b2ob2o12bobo11b2o2bo11bobo26b2o18bo14bob2o11bo8bobo 16b2o39bo18b2o36b2o3bobo14b2o6...
by Extrementhusiast
February 18th, 2021, 7:34 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries
Replies: 1693
Views: 1172804

Re: Thread For Your Accidental Discoveries

Two-sided three-glider collision plus eater catalysis makes clean MWSS: x = 11, y = 18, rule = B3/S23 10bo$8b2o$9b2o3$2bo$obo2bo$b2o2bobo$5b2o6$7b2o$7bo$8b3o$10bo! The main catalysis with a bookend is the v-spark method, as you mentioned: RLE I meant when only one bookend is engaging in the catalysi...
by Extrementhusiast
February 13th, 2021, 8:07 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 20-bit still life syntheses
Replies: 100
Views: 11598

Re: 20-bit still life syntheses

Many assorted solutions: x = 386, y = 1004, rule = B3/S23 145bo$145bobo$145b2o$285bo$129bo156bo$130b2o152b3o$129b2o$289bo$288bo$ 144bo93bo49b3o$143bo85bobo7b2o42bo$131bo11b3o84b2o6b2o44b2o$132bo97bo 52b2o$130b3o107bo$126b3o56bo53b2o$128bo57bo45bo6bobo47b2o$79bo47bo56b 3o44bobo56bo$78bo152bobo54bo$78...
by Extrementhusiast
February 5th, 2021, 7:42 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Still Life Synthesis Thread
Replies: 145
Views: 92928

Re: Still Life Synthesis Thread

What about these ten 43-cell still lives inside a 9×9 box, then? RLE Done, although improvements are very likely possible: x = 1331, y = 1628, rule = B3/S23 524bo$170bo351bobo$168b2o353b2o$131bo37b2o$129bobo$130b2o31bo$162bo 272bo$162b3o268b2o$434b2o447bo$414bo454bobo10bo$415b2o3bo449b2o10b3o$ 414b...
by Extrementhusiast
January 30th, 2021, 6:21 pm
Forum: Bugs & Errors
Topic: Severe graphical glitch in fresh install of Golly 4.0
Replies: 2
Views: 418

Re: Severe graphical glitch in fresh install of Golly 4.0

After quite a while, I managed to fix the issue: Screenshot (2).png Turns out it WAS a graphics driver issue, but not in the way I expected, as even installing a new driver didn't change anything immediately. The problem was that the better graphics driver wasn't even being used in the first place. ...
by Extrementhusiast
January 29th, 2021, 4:22 pm
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Script request thread for Python 3.x updates
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: Script request thread for Python 3.x updates

While spark_search.py runs without crashing, it returns way too many results (as in 1124 results for a southbound 2G block-to-beehive), all of which don't even include the pattern being changed. EDIT: I think I figured it out: import golly as g from collections import deque direction = g.getstring("...
by Extrementhusiast
January 26th, 2021, 3:30 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Spaceship Discussion Thread
Replies: 1599
Views: 726313

Re: Spaceship Discussion Thread

Meanwhile, I'm sitting here struck by the similarity between generations 15 and 23 of the R-pentomino (and subsequent pairs of generations), for a possible 4c/8 side-sparker: x = 12, y = 19, rule = B3/S23 5b2o$4bobo$4bo4b2o$5b3o3bo$6bo4bo$7b2ob2o$8b2o4$4o$o3bo$o4bobo$bo4b3o$ bo8bo$2bobobo4bo$2bo8bo$...
by Extrementhusiast
January 26th, 2021, 3:13 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: One Glider Seeds
Replies: 118
Views: 17168

Re: One Glider Seeds

Is there an at least somewhat common object that, when hit with a glider, forms a pi-sequence at a 45° angle instead of at a 135° angle? I want to use it for this reaction in the hope that the BTS can be made Spartan. RLE A pond+blinker works: x = 27, y = 23, rule = B3/S23 8bo5bo$8bo5bo$8bo5bo3$12b...
by Extrementhusiast
January 25th, 2021, 10:43 pm
Forum: Bugs & Errors
Topic: Severe graphical glitch in fresh install of Golly 4.0
Replies: 2
Views: 418

Severe graphical glitch in fresh install of Golly 4.0

I've recently finished setting up a new computer for myself (Dell XPS 15 9500), and the first thing I see when I open Golly is...green stripes and doubled grid lines: Screenshot (1).png Some other things I've observed: The green stripes are repetitions of the sequence 0110100110010110. The transpare...
by Extrementhusiast
January 16th, 2021, 11:04 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits
Replies: 1236
Views: 871877

Re: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits

Two more partial conduits, both needing an annoying bit of cleanup: x = 92, y = 33, rule = LifeHistory 61.3D$62.D$60.3D$12.D$11.3D$11.D.2D$33.A56.A$.A18.2A9.3A43.2A9.3A$.3A 16.2A8.A46.2A8.A$4.A25.2A55.2A$3.2A2$56.2A$56.2A3$2A$2A2$33.2A20.2A 33.2A$33.2A19.A.A33.2A$54.A$53.2A8$15.3C54.3C$16.C56.C$16....
by Extrementhusiast
January 15th, 2021, 8:17 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 495
Views: 279514

Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

yujh wrote:
January 15th, 2021, 8:12 pm
MathAndCode wrote:
January 15th, 2021, 9:50 am
Edit: Here's a near-miss way to turn it into a pi:

Code: Select all

RLE
Seriously? Wdym? Just replace the block with an eater1
Look on the right.
by Extrementhusiast
January 14th, 2021, 12:32 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Soup search results
Replies: 2372
Views: 1566291

Re: Soup search results

Bump. New p7 found by Calcyman ,2021-01-09 ... the oscillator forms at exactly gen 11. Nice! There are 65 29-bit burloaferimiters, and this is one of the 35 without known syntheses. The synthesis should be fairly easy, given how it forms. Here is an attempt that misses the final step, although give...
by Extrementhusiast
January 11th, 2021, 5:14 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1771
Views: 780503

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

Can someone please try to complete this? It seems like any completion would have to be pretty wide but I also can't rule it out completely, either. RLE Used a different front end with slightly worse clearance, but it's a start: x = 72, y = 24, rule = B3/S23 12b2o$7b2o2bobo$8bo2bo4b2o$8bob2o3bo2bo$b...
by Extrementhusiast
January 6th, 2021, 8:16 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Results of catalyst tests
Replies: 127
Views: 68794

Re: Results of catalyst tests

I think it's a good idea to run deeper searches on the most common active objects in conduits and standard modifications of such (e.g. Herschel, Herschel + standard modifying eater, pre-Herschel transparent block, pi, bookend, maybe earlier stages of R), if only because we'll likely find several spe...
by Extrementhusiast
January 5th, 2021, 8:53 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits
Replies: 1236
Views: 871877

Re: The Hunting of the New Herschel Conduits

Early dependent H-G: x = 22, y = 33, rule = LifeHistory 16.2A$16.2A$9.A$8.A.A$2A7.A$.A$.A.A$2.2A6$3.A.2A$.3A.2A$A$.3A.2A$3.A. A$3.A.A$4.A4$17.2A$17.2A2$17.3D$18.C$17.ADCD$16.2A.2A$17.A2.A$17.A3.A $17.A! EDIT: HR22R: x = 12, y = 13, rule = LifeHistory 2.2A6.2A$3.A7.A$3.A.2A.3A$4.A.A.A$5.A4$9.2A$9.2A$...
by Extrementhusiast
January 4th, 2021, 11:49 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: how about a sir robin synthesis?
Replies: 13
Views: 7505

Re: how about a sir robin synthesis?

If there is one thing I believe deep-learning could help, it would be to supplement search procedures for spaceship and low period oscillators by providing the position of the most constrained positions in a partial solution so that dead-ends are detected faster (without listing an extensive list o...
by Extrementhusiast
December 20th, 2020, 6:45 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 495
Views: 279514

Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

RF12B from backwards R formation, complementing the known RFx10B: x = 17, y = 14, rule = LifeHistory .2A$A2.A2.2A$A.A2.A.A$.A.2A$3.A$3.A2.A7.D$2.2A.A.A6.2D$.A2.A.A3.2C3. 2D$2.A.A6.2C.2D$3.A.A5.C$5.A$4.A.2A$4.A2.A$5.2A! Fully THREE near misses for a sparky CB82R, compatible with the previous conduit:...
by Extrementhusiast
December 20th, 2020, 6:33 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Oscillator Discussion Thread
Replies: 1771
Views: 780503

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

P7 partial: (RLE) Better/more correct stabilization: x = 24, y = 25, rule = B3/S23 11b2o$9bo4bo2$8bo6bo$8bo2b2o2bo$8b2o4b2o$10bo2bo$4b2o12b2o$4bob3o2b2o 2b3obo$b2obobob3o2b3obobob2o$bobobobo2bo2bo2bobobobo$5bobo8bobo$4bo2b 2o6b2o2bo$4bobobob4obobobo$b2obob2o2bo2bo2b2obob2o$b2obobo10bobob2o$4b o3b3o...
by Extrementhusiast
December 19th, 2020, 8:47 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Synthesising Oscillators
Replies: 1116
Views: 898129

Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread

I'm not sure if this trans p3 has been documented yet: ... It's known, but I'm not sure if it's been formally documented. I tried to synthesize it after the cis one was found (and synthesized); unfortunately, due to the way that the cis one usually forms (i.e. forming a full pulsar, whose bottom ha...
by Extrementhusiast
December 8th, 2020, 8:16 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: MWSS Single-Channel Construction
Replies: 9
Views: 1110

Re: MWSS Single-Channel Construction

I ended up settling on using bk04a as the "default" target, as there are a multitude of target variations that give the same overall result (much like the glider+block->pi collision, but perhaps even more so), and I found ways to change it to other small targets. Here are some results that have come...