## Search found 1805 matches

June 21st, 2019, 5:59 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 17 in 17: Efficient 17-bit synthesis project
Replies: 315
Views: 95178

### Re: 17 in 17: Efficient 17-bit synthesis project

This could work for object #66 and its snake variant, provided that there's another component out there to rotate the loaf (or, equivalently, tun a pond into a loaf): RLE This six-glider component, while good enough, is very likely improvable: x = 27, y = 30, rule = B3/S23 obo\$b2o20bobo\$bo21b2o\$5bo...
June 20th, 2019, 10:05 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 17 in 17: Efficient 17-bit synthesis project
Replies: 315
Views: 95178

### Re: 17 in 17: Efficient 17-bit synthesis project

#185 in fourteen gliders: x = 80, y = 28, rule = B3/S23 35bo\$36bo\$34b3o2\$37bo\$b2o34bo\$obo34bo\$2bo9bo\$10b2o\$11b2o59bo5bo\$73bo3b 2o\$35b2o29b2o3b3o3bobo\$34bo2bo27bo2bo\$9b3o23bobo28bobo\$11bo2b2o20bob2o 27bob2o\$10bo2b2o22bo2bo27bo2bo\$15bo22b2o29b2o\$60bobo\$5b2o54b2o\$6b2o29b 2ob2o19bo6b2ob2o\$5bo3b2o25bobob...
June 18th, 2019, 3:46 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 17 in 17: Efficient 17-bit synthesis project
Replies: 315
Views: 95178

### Re: 17 in 17: Efficient 17-bit synthesis project

Starting the table eliminations with #250 in fourteen gliders: x = 96, y = 32, rule = B3/S23 44bo\$45b2o\$44b2o2b2o\$48b2o3\$8bo7bo\$4bob2o8bobo\$2bobo2b2o7b2o\$3b2o9bo 31b2o\$13b2o31b2o38bo\$3o10bobo71bo\$2bo46bo35b3o2bo\$bo46bobob2o35bobob2o \$49bo3bo31b3o2bo3bo\$50b2o35bo3b2o\$51b2o33bo5b2o\$49bo3bo36bo3bo\$19bo...
June 6th, 2019, 6:37 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 325
Views: 312885

### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

googoIpIex wrote:Anyone have any edgy table on block syntheses they conveniently have lying around?
Yes, this converter:

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``````x = 9, y = 10, rule = B3/S23
3b2o\$2bobo\$3bo\$7b2o\$b2o3b2o\$obo5bo\$2bo\$4b2o\$4bobo\$4bo!
``````
June 5th, 2019, 8:10 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 325
Views: 312885

### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Here's a glider only escorted OWSS, probably better for converters: RLE And here are some that are up to twice as long! (Some assembly required; batteries not included.) x = 206, y = 254, rule = B3/S23 191bo\$190bo\$190b3o\$13bo\$11bobo\$12b2o\$27bo\$25b2o\$26b2o61bobo93bo\$9bobo 18bobo57b2o91b2o\$10b2o18b2o...
June 4th, 2019, 12:34 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Soup-based syntheses
Replies: 95
Views: 34232

### Re: Soup-based syntheses

fluffykitty wrote:Why is the rule for that pattern "LifeNonHistory"?
It's a rule that I created for the sole purpose of clearing the history. I just forgot to change it back to LifeHistory.
June 3rd, 2019, 4:00 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1107
Views: 530930

A for awesome wrote:As a side note, the rightmost segment of the rotor can be stabilized on its own, making a fairly small billiard table which may or may not be known:

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``RLE``
That's present in jslife's o0007-bil.lif, and I actually selected that completion manually after a certain point in the search.
June 3rd, 2019, 3:55 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Soup-based syntheses
Replies: 95
Views: 34232

### Re: Soup-based syntheses

This would be a synthesis of xs18_035s2koz6413, except for a domino spark which interferes at gen 85. Can anyone fix it up? x = 52, y = 44, rule = LifeHistory A\$.2A\$2A47.A.A\$49.2A\$5.A44.A\$3.A.A\$4.2A16\$11.A.A\$12.2A\$12.A3\$12.A12. 2D\$13.A\$11.3A\$4.A.A\$5.2A16.A\$5.A7.A8.2A\$.A11.A.A6.A.A\$2.2A9.2A\$.2A6\$ 4....
June 2nd, 2019, 10:40 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1107
Views: 530930

P7 syncopated sparker: x = 28, y = 16, rule = B3/S23 13b2o\$b2o5b2obo2bo\$bo7bob2o4b2o\$2b3ob3o2bo4bobo\$4bobo4bo2b3o\$10b2obo3b o\$2b3ob3o4bo2b2o4b2o\$o4b6obo5b2o2bo\$o4bo4bo3b4o2bobo3b2o\$o2bob2ob2o2bo 4b2o2bob2o2bo\$4bo3bobob5o2bobobob2o\$5b3o2b2o5b2obo\$7bobo3bobo2bob2o\$8b obob2ob2o2bo3bo2b2o\$9bo10b3obo2bo\$...
May 31st, 2019, 6:57 pm
Forum: Other Cellular Automata
Topic: Rules with interesting dynamics
Replies: 495
Views: 135592

### Re: Rules with interesting dynamics

B01c2-i3-cqr4-ajkqt5cjnry6kn7e8/S1c5e produces a texture of random irregular tiles composed of curves and cusps. However, there is a frequently-occurring pattern within the tiles that pushes an orthogonal line of dots at O(sqrt(t)). When two or more of these dot pushers interact, more tiles and dot ...
May 18th, 2019, 3:00 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Raw synthesis file dump
Replies: 2
Views: 5821

### Raw synthesis file dump

Sure, let's bury the forum in a mountain of dirt! Here are the synthesis files I've been using for the past five and a half years, in all their raw disorganized glory (or lack thereof). Hopefully, this will allow others to get a better understanding of my thought process during the creation of synth...
May 18th, 2019, 2:26 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 325
Views: 312885

### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Component reduces spider by twelve:

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``````x = 36, y = 52, rule = B3/S23
2bo\$obo\$b2o15\$22bo\$23b2o\$22b2o3\$25bo\$22bo2bobo\$20bobo2b2o\$21b2o3\$20bo
7b2o\$15bo5bo6bo\$13bobo3b3o7b3o\$14b2o16bo\$31b2o\$30bo2b2o\$30bobo2bo\$31bo
2b2o5\$16b3o\$18bo\$17bo\$27bo\$27b2o3bo\$26bobo2b2o\$31bobo3\$26b2o\$26bobo\$
26bo!
``````
April 30th, 2019, 10:29 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: 17 in 17: Efficient 17-bit synthesis project
Replies: 315
Views: 95178

### Re: 17 in 17: Efficient 17-bit synthesis project

xs17_2l2s0qmz121 in twelve gliders, if it hasn't been done already: x = 73, y = 33, rule = B3/S23 49bo\$47b2o\$28bo19b2o\$26bobo\$27b2o5b2o\$35b2o\$34bo3bobo\$38b2o\$39bo9b2o\$ 49bobo\$41bo7bo\$41b2o\$6bo33bobo\$4bobo\$5b2o2\$7bo\$7bobo\$7b2o58bo3bo\$39b2o b2o22bobobobo\$39bo3bo23bo3bo\$40b3o25b3o2\$40b2obo24b2obo\$40bob...
April 11th, 2019, 7:54 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1499
Views: 944424

Well, I certainly didn't expect THIS still life to randomly appear while trying to find conduits:

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``````x = 38, y = 10, rule = LifeHistory
24.3C\$2A22.C.C\$2A22.C.C\$31.2A.A\$31.2A.3A\$37.A\$31.2A.3A\$32.A.A\$32.A.A\$
33.A!
``````
April 3rd, 2019, 12:22 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Four-Digit Prime Period Guns
Replies: 52
Views: 28236

### Re: Small Four-Digit Prime Period Guns

This would have been more useful in the pre-syringe era, but in case anyone needs some ideas: x = 33, y = 35, rule = LifeHistory 13.A\$11.3A\$10.A\$10.2A4\$2.A\$A.A\$.2A2\$9.2C19.3D\$10.2C19.D\$10.C18.3D10\$ 15.2A\$15.2A5\$29.2A\$29.2A2\$20.2A.A7.D\$20.A.2A6.3D\$29.2D.D! (The eater is optional, as it merely suppres...
March 22nd, 2019, 6:23 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1499
Views: 944424

A glider Heisenburps a pi and produces an eater on an open lane: x = 35, y = 64, rule = LifeHistory 5.C.C\$6.2C\$6.C16\$23.B\$22.3B\$4.A16.5B\$3.A.A15.5B\$3.A.A13.7B\$.3A.2A10.B .9B\$A4.B8.15B\$.3AB2A5.17B\$3.A.2A3.22B\$5.28B\$7.26B\$6.2A14B3D5B2D.D\$6. 2A14BDBD5BD2B\$7.15BDBD6B3D\$7.3B.22BD\$13.19B\$14.15B.B\$9.A5.B2....
March 15th, 2019, 2:42 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits
Replies: 199
Views: 213884

### Re: The Hunting of the Elementary Conduits

Let's make things confusing, shall we?

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``````x = 73, y = 26, rule = LifeHistory
11.2A54.2A\$12.A55.A\$10.A55.A\$10.5A51.5A\$14.A55.A\$10.2A54.2A\$9.A.A53.A
.A\$9.2A54.2A\$13.2A54.2A\$13.A.A53.A.A\$.2D12.A39.2D14.A\$2D13.2A37.2D15.
2A\$.2D52.2D\$2.D53.D8\$.3C53.3C7.2A\$2.C8.2A45.C8.A.A\$2.3C6.A46.3C8.A\$
12.3A54.2A\$14.A!
``````
March 11th, 2019, 2:26 am
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1731
Views: 844773

The 12 could be reduced to 11 if there exists a 3-glider way to make the tub+block constellation; the 10 could be reduced if there is a cheaper way to make the down boat on carrier, or if that plus the loaf or five other similar still-lifes that invoke the same mechanism could be made more cheaply....
March 8th, 2019, 6:17 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 325
Views: 312885

### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

(BTW, the "small" in the title refers to the spaceships, not necessarily the syntheses.) I had originally been looking for predecessors with a simpler center, e.g. this (found with JLS by repeatedly tweaking partials): x = 43, y = 23, rule = B3/S23 3o7bo21bo7b3o\$2obo5b2o21b2o5bob2o\$4bo4b2ob2o15b2ob2...
March 7th, 2019, 11:35 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 325
Views: 312885

### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Is it time to drop the nuke? I think it's time to drop the nuke. The USA is otherwise considering a ground invasion of Japan, which would have an estimated cost of two million casualties—wait, this is Conway's Game of Life, not real life! Rambling aside, let's just casually drop this off: x = 6431, ...
February 11th, 2019, 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Names of Time Symmetries
Replies: 10
Views: 6796

### Re: Names of Time Symmetries

The beginning of the classification would be to note that every symmetry group has a mod . This is defined to be the least nonzero number of generations moved in time by a transformation in that group, or zero if the symmetry isn't time periodic. (I would have preferred to call this the period, but...
February 10th, 2019, 8:11 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 1107
Views: 530930

BlinkerSpawn wrote:I can't say I've ever seen standardized nomenclature for "temporal symmetries", at least on here.
I did bring this subject up about three and a half years ago, to not much fanfare.
February 10th, 2019, 8:00 pm
Forum: Patterns
Replies: 83
Views: 76715

### Re: Still Life Synthesis Thread

Hdjensofjfnen wrote:
Extrementhusiast wrote:...
Nice reduction. So... is it a new synthesis?
No, it should be present in the component collection (which I really do need to sort and update).

EDIT: Down boat below carrier in five gliders:

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``````x = 10, y = 16, rule = B3/S23
2bo\$obo\$b2o4\$2b2o\$3b2o2bo\$2bo4bobo\$7b2o2\$2b2o\$3b2o\$2bo3bobo\$6b2o\$7bo!
``````
February 9th, 2019, 10:53 pm
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 325
Views: 312885

### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Combines the first two steps and saves a glider:

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``````x = 40, y = 22, rule = B3/S23
12bo21bo\$13b2o17b2o\$12b2o19b2o6\$18bo20bo\$19b2o16b2o\$6bobo4bo4b2o13bo4b
2o\$7b2o4b2o17b2o\$7bo4bobo9bo7bobo\$24bobo\$20bo3b2o\$2o19b2o\$b2o17b2o\$o\$
25b3o\$6bo20bo\$6b2o18bo\$5bobo!
``````
February 9th, 2019, 12:56 am
Forum: Patterns
Topic: Small Spaceship Syntheses
Replies: 325
Views: 312885

### Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses

Two gliders saved in sixteen different ways (technically): x = 21, y = 142, rule = B3/S23 5bo10bo\$6b2o7bobo\$5b2o8bobo\$14b2ob2o2\$12b4ob4o\$7bo4bo2bobo2bo\$8b2o3bob obobo\$7b2o5b2ob2o2\$7bo\$7b2o\$6bobo2\$9b3o\$9bo\$10bo23\$5bo\$6bo9bo\$4b3o8bob o\$15bobo\$14b2ob2o2\$4bo7b4ob4o\$5bo6bo2bobo2bo\$3b3o7bobobobo\$14b2ob2o2...