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by shouldsee
February 25th, 2017, 11:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thread for basic questions
Replies: 2189
Views: 639286

Re: Thread for basic questions

Is there any existing statistical general framework for glider phenomena?
by shouldsee
February 25th, 2017, 7:18 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Requests for guns in non-totalistic CA
Replies: 31
Views: 17041

Requests for guns in non-totalistic CA

Tip: totalistic CA is a subset of non-totalitsitic CA, I would like as many guns as possible in B12ai3aejkr4-acikn5n6-ce7e/S1c2in3aejkr4ejkqtz5ckq6-a Known: p112 x = 74, y = 74, rule = B12ai3aejkr4-acikn5n6-ce7e/S1c2in3aejkr4ejkqtz5ckq6-a:T74,74 bobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobo...
by shouldsee
February 24th, 2017, 4:14 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA
Replies: 2087
Views: 672141

Re: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA

I tried to paste your MCell code into golly 2.91b but it does not run, And how on earth did you find such amazing rules? Thank you for you appreciation. The short answer is: I don't know. The discovery of checkerlife is merely an accident: I was trying to stabilise [B12e3eijkr4ejqrtwz5cn6-ce7e/S01c2...
by shouldsee
February 24th, 2017, 4:13 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Use Smoothiness to classify rules
Replies: 132
Views: 49430

Re: Use Smoothiness to classify rules

And how on earth did you find such amazing rules? Thank you for you appreciation. The short answer is: I don't know. The discovery of checkerlife is merely an accident: I was trying to stabilise [B12e3eijkr4ejqrtwz5cn6-ce7e/S01c2in3aejkr4ejkqtyz5ckq6-a], and attempted various modifications, and som...
by shouldsee
February 24th, 2017, 3:49 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Rule Tables with oblique spaceships
Replies: 36
Views: 16151

Re: Rule Tables with oblique spaceships

Natural emergence of small oblique glider. Lifeviewer seems to result different from that with Golly 2.91b. Please run this pattern in golly x = 104, y = 79, rule = B012ai3-ciy4aceqryz5cenqr6n/S1e2aik3acjkq4jnqrtwy5cjnr6e 49bobo$48b2ob2o2$48b2ob2o$49bobo$56b2o21bobo$55b4o18bobob2o$56bob2o7bo bob3o3b...
by shouldsee
February 24th, 2017, 8:40 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA
Replies: 2087
Views: 672141

Re: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA

I am having a hard time with the 60000 chars limit. @Saka: I edited my last post about the naming A p56 gun x = 56, y = 61, rule = B2-an3aejkr4-acikn5n6-ce7e/S1c2in3aejkr4ejkqtz5ckq6-a:T56,0 2b2o2bo5b4ob2ob5o5b3obob2ob3o3bob2o5b2o$b3o4bo5b3o4b2o2bobo2bo3bobobo 2bob2ob3o3b4o$2o3bobo3b5o3b2ob2obo6b2ob...
by shouldsee
February 23rd, 2017, 2:10 pm
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Script request thread
Replies: 442
Views: 196073

Re: Script request thread

[...] If the dynamics were invariant under this transformation, then bishops in chess would be just as powerful as rooks. And I suppose chessboards would have to have eightfold rotational symmetry... it's kind of a mind-bending counterfactual, so I'm not entirely sure. The reason for such thought i...
by shouldsee
February 23rd, 2017, 1:01 pm
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Script request thread
Replies: 442
Views: 196073

Re: Script request thread

Regarding the non-totalistic rules, I would also like a script exchange the diagonal/orthogonal property of a given rule What exactly is meant by this? Say B2e have 2 edge cells, this should be mapped to B2c. Similarly B2c->B2e, B2i->B2n, B2n-> B2i, B2a->B2a, B2k->B2k. Namely you rotat e the neighb...
by shouldsee
February 23rd, 2017, 8:23 am
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Script request thread
Replies: 442
Views: 196073

Re: Script request thread

Regarding the non-totalistic rules, I would also like a script exchange the diagonal/orthogonal property of a given rule
by shouldsee
February 22nd, 2017, 6:06 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA
Replies: 2087
Views: 672141

Re: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA

It's amazing how glider are confined and reflected in a small space EDIT: About naming, I would say checkerlife for the one on checkerboard, and zebralife for the one on zebra strip. Note the zebralife cannot maintain a stable zebra strip in a global scale so the naming is not yet appropriate. x = 1...
by shouldsee
February 22nd, 2017, 2:00 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Soup search results in rules other than Conway's Life
Replies: 374
Views: 184815

Re: Soup search results in rules other than Conway's Life

x = 16, y = 16, rule = B2ce3ikny4-acjqrtz5acj7/S1-e2ce3-ceknq4cjqz5-ceijy6-aek7-c8 oooooooobobbbobo$ obbbooobbboooobb$ oooobbooobboobbb$ bboooooobboooooo$ bobbbobbobobbbob$ bobobboboooboboo$ boobobobbobbbobb$ oooboboobooooobb$ boboobbbbbbbobob$ oobobbbooobobboo$ ooooboobbbobbobb$ obbooobbbbbbbbob$ ...
by shouldsee
February 21st, 2017, 3:21 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA
Replies: 2087
Views: 672141

Re: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA

Apology for double posting, but I am too excited to observe non-totalistic rules Wish I'd have some tool to search non-searchable rules x = 199, y = 199, rule = B012aikn3ein4-cjr5aijkq6cik78/S01c2eik3cjkq4ijnqr5-cqy6aei78:T200,200 obobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobobo...
by shouldsee
February 21st, 2017, 3:18 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA
Replies: 2087
Views: 672141

Re: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA

non-totalistic TCA's lists: B02n3-ekq4-eikq5kqy6-en7c8/S02ek3cjkny4-ajqtw5-inry6-ek78 Gr B12cik3eijnq4eqrty5eijnr6aekn7c8/S012aik3acejy4ceijtz5cknry6-e78 Gs B1e2in3eijn4aenrwyz5acr6eikn78/S02ac3cjnq4-erz5knq6-k78 Gs B2ei3-aenq4ijnrtyz5aenr6-ac7c8/S1e2-ei3aenqr4ijkrw5jk6-ei7e Gs* b02c3ianj4a3e4ri2n3q...
by shouldsee
February 21st, 2017, 2:53 pm
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Script request thread
Replies: 442
Views: 196073

Re: Script request thread

Glad to hear that much. Actually Golly 2.91b was sufficient for my purpose.
by shouldsee
February 21st, 2017, 12:31 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: apgsearch - haul requests
Replies: 560
Views: 201236

Re: apgsearch - haul requests

When are we going to apgsearch non-totalistic rules with apgmera? EDIT: There may be guns in B01c2acei3cikqy4acjqtz5-aky6akn7e8/S2a3ijknr4acknrtwz5jr6acik78 up to 330, ranked by first number of filename >>Searchable B01c2en3-jqy4aijkrwy5cijkqy6in78/S01c2cen3-jqy4anqr5-ikq6ak78 B02n3-ekq4-eikq5kqy6-e...
by shouldsee
February 21st, 2017, 9:31 am
Forum: Scripts
Topic: Script request thread
Replies: 442
Views: 196073

Re: Script request thread

I would like a script transforming a non-totalistic rule to its live/dead inversion.

BTW, does golly not support B0 non-totalistic rule yet?

EDIT: I have implemented this function in NTCA_invert.py
by shouldsee
February 21st, 2017, 6:55 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: apgsearch - haul requests
Replies: 560
Views: 201236

Re: apgsearch - haul requests

I agree that AB number would be the most intuitive way to extend a standard BS notation, especially if we agree that a non-totalistic rule is strongly related to its non-toltalistic counterpart. But I am more concerned with the implementation side. Ah, I do apologize, most of what follows went righ...
by shouldsee
February 21st, 2017, 2:14 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: apgsearch - haul requests
Replies: 560
Views: 201236

Re: apgsearch - haul requests

Thank you for this informative scheme and I think you deserve its name (lol). The only unnatural part to me is the padding. Using 14 bits for each individial B/S condition would make the resulting numbers quite a bit longer (as strings); I agree that AB number would be the most intuitive way to ext...
by shouldsee
February 20th, 2017, 10:16 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA
Replies: 2087
Views: 672141

Re: Thread For Your Unrecognised CA

I'd say such exotic ladder was never reported before. B01235/S01237 TCA_id:73263 Comment:Gl*E Batch:9 x = 447, y = 351, rule = B01235/S01237 102b3o$102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo2$ 102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo2$102bobo 2$102bobo2$102bob...
by shouldsee
February 19th, 2017, 5:17 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: apgsearch - haul requests
Replies: 560
Views: 201236

Re: apgsearch - haul requests

Speaking of that, do you know of a decimal notation of non-totalistic rules? I find it hard to script with non-tot rules. There's none that I'm aware of, save for a scheme I came up with myself about a year ago. It works as follows: For a given non-totalistic rule... Thank you for this informative ...
by shouldsee
February 19th, 2017, 3:53 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: apgsearch - haul requests
Replies: 560
Views: 201236

Re: apgsearch - haul requests

(Incidentally, this is the same scheme I've also been using in my own files to number rules. Given how obvious, straightforward and (largely) unambiguous it is, I documented it on on the wiki as well.) Speaking of that, do you know of a decimal notation of non-totalistic rules? I find it hard to sc...
by shouldsee
February 19th, 2017, 12:08 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Soup search results in rules other than Conway's Life
Replies: 374
Views: 184815

Re: Soup search results in rules other than Conway's Life

B378/S125 B37/S125 xq10 x = 16, y = 16, rule = B378/S125 ooooobobobboboob$ bbbboobbobboboob$ bobbbbobbbbobbob$ obbbbooboooooobo$ boobobboooooooob$ bobbobbbbboobbob$ oooobbboobbbbobo$ booobobbbbbobbbb$ boobooobobobbobo$ booobbbbboboooob$ oobbbbooooboboob$ oobooooboobbooob$ bbbbbobbboobobob$ bobboooob...
by shouldsee
February 19th, 2017, 8:38 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: apgsearch - haul requests
Replies: 560
Views: 201236

Re: apgsearch - haul requests

[...] Anyhow -- about half of the rules in your list don't check out: Sorry I should make it clear that I inverted some of rule to b3 scheme but left TCA_id unchanged. b356s0457 239333 Decoded TCA_id: b02567s014678 Observe that B02567/S014678 is the on/off symmetric rule of B356/S0457. I will chang...
by shouldsee
February 18th, 2017, 9:51 am
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: apgsearch - haul requests
Replies: 560
Views: 201236

Re: apgsearch - haul requests

A concise list: These are explosive as well, though? Yeah sorry some labels are incorrect. Thank for spotting. Should be fixed now. EDIT: Actually, it appear as a result of faulty translation from TCAid to BS notation.(Actaully this translation is fine, the problem is when I tried to invert rules i...
by shouldsee
February 18th, 2017, 7:09 am
Forum: Scripts
Topic: How to use Gfind?
Replies: 20
Views: 21855

Re: How to use Gfind?

Why do I got segmentation failed while using gfind for some rules? >>>> rule B_S_alias gfind 4.9, D. Eppstein, 20 August 2011 Rule: B_S_alias Unexpected character '_' in command line. For command line options, type 'gfind c'. >>>> rule b0278s0125678 gfind 4.9, D. Eppstein, 20 August 2011 Rule: b0278...