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by APerson241
August 29th, 2011, 11:30 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: BBM: Turing Complete?
Replies: 3
Views: 2700

Re: BBM: Turing Complete?

Hmmm...

Is it possible to emulate a non-Turing machine computer using the Margolus family?
by APerson241
August 29th, 2011, 11:14 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Search for the Largest Methuselah and Other Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5156

Re: Search for the Largest Methuselah

Methuselahs are meant to be as small as possible. Otherwise, I could have the following pattern as a megatick methuselah: x = 250005, y = 250004, rule = B3/S23 2o$2o250000$250002b2o$250002bobo$250002bo! Megatick, indeed... One million generations probably counts as an ultra-tick methuselah. By the ...
by APerson241
August 28th, 2011, 10:34 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Search for the Largest Methuselah and Other Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5156

Re: Search for the Largest Methuselah

Maybe this is just a noob question, but I was wondering why the bounding box for most of the methuselahs is 20x20. Why not 40x40 or even 60x60? And what do you think is the best soup search algorithm?
by APerson241
August 27th, 2011, 5:38 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Search for the Largest Methuselah and Other Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 5156

Search for the Largest Methuselah and Other Questions

---The Official Methuselah Questions Post--- =====THE (BURNING) QUESTIONS BEING EXPLORED ON THIS FORUM:===== (updated daily) What is the largest methuselah known to mankind? What is its bounding box? If you have a question that needs to be answered, just suggest it on this forum and this post will b...