The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship (Unsuccessful)
Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
I'll give it some time this weekend. I think I can build from apgnano. Dare I expand the box of interest, perhaps to 37 cells?
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
Of course! With apgnano's generation algorithm, that's probably not too much more CPU time than the current 33cell search. But will you just have apgnano run each pattern to stabilization and then census the results? That makes a 37cell enumeration look a little more ambitious, but still probably within reach I would guess.biggiemac wrote:I'll give it some time this weekend. I think I can build from apgnano. Dare I expand the box of interest, perhaps to 37 cells?
I liked Alexey's implementation using ".field" files  makes it trivial to add another cell or three, whenever the previous distributed search gets completed.
EDIT: Aha, the 132/256 search is complete. Turns out I guessed right, with a lot of help from Sokwe:
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x = 10, y = 10, rule = B3/S23
8bo$6b4o$4bob2obo$3b3o$2b3o3b2o$3bob2o$b2o2bo$b2o$2o2bo$b2obo!
So: 130 through 132 have been checked now  no results.
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
Is this a new oscillator? Probably not...dvgrn wrote:Of course! With apgnano's generation algorithm, that's probably not too much more CPU time than the current 33cell search. But will you just have apgnano run each pattern to stabilization and then census the results? That makes a 37cell enumeration look a little more ambitious, but still probably within reach I would guess.biggiemac wrote:I'll give it some time this weekend. I think I can build from apgnano. Dare I expand the box of interest, perhaps to 37 cells?
I liked Alexey's implementation using ".field" files  makes it trivial to add another cell or three, whenever the previous distributed search gets completed.
EDIT: Aha, the 132/256 search is complete. Turns out I guessed right, with a lot of help from Sokwe:
I would guess that unless we filter them out with an apgsearch/apgnano hack, there will probably be hundreds of these kinds of oscillator results before the first spaceship is likely to show up. Probably mostly p10 like this one, though there are other combinations that CopperSearch doesn't forbid, like p12 or 24  pulsar plus something p4 or p8.Code: Select all
x = 10, y = 10, rule = B3/S23 8bo$6b4o$4bob2obo$3b3o$2b3o3b2o$3bob2o$b2o2bo$b2o$2o2bo$b2obo!
So: 130 through 132 have been checked now  no results.
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x = 5, y = 9, rule = B3jqr/S01c2in3
3bo$4bo$o2bo$2o2$2o$o2bo$4bo$3bo!
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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2i3y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
Sorry if this is kinda short notice, but I'm currently searching #101.
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x = 5, y = 9, rule = B3jqr/S01c2in3
3bo$4bo$o2bo$2o2$2o$o2bo$4bo$3bo!
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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2i3y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
P.S. Can I minimize or close the window?
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x = 5, y = 9, rule = B3jqr/S01c2in3
3bo$4bo$o2bo$2o2$2o$o2bo$4bo$3bo!
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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2i3y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
You can minimize it but not close.Hdjensofjfnen wrote:P.S. Can I minimize or close the window?
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
#83 complete, with no results.
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
#5 complete, no results. I'll search #7, #8, #9, and #10.
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
My searches are going to take a while. Sorry. My computer can only handle 500/s
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
Searching #101 will be done over the weekend, I don't have access to my computer just now. I can't do it on my school's public computers...
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x = 5, y = 9, rule = B3jqr/S01c2in3
3bo$4bo$o2bo$2o2$2o$o2bo$4bo$3bo!
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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2i3y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
Can I put the computer to sleep while I'm doing it?
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x = 5, y = 9, rule = B3jqr/S01c2in3
3bo$4bo$o2bo$2o2$2o$o2bo$4bo$3bo!
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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2i3y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
#98 complete with no results. Waiting for #99.
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
I may possibly do it tonight.Hdjensofjfnen wrote:Searching #101 will be done over the weekend, I don't have access to my computer just now. I can't do it on my school's public computers...
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x = 5, y = 9, rule = B3jqr/S01c2in3
3bo$4bo$o2bo$2o2$2o$o2bo$4bo$3bo!
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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2i3y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
No, sadlyHdjensofjfnen wrote:Can I put the computer to sleep while I'm doing it?
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
More than 100 intact slots between 145 and 247...
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x = 5, y = 9, rule = B3jqr/S01c2in3
3bo$4bo$o2bo$2o2$2o$o2bo$4bo$3bo!
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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2i3y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
Dang it...drc wrote:No, sadlyHdjensofjfnen wrote:Can I put the computer to sleep while I'm doing it?
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x = 5, y = 9, rule = B3jqr/S01c2in3
3bo$4bo$o2bo$2o2$2o$o2bo$4bo$3bo!
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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2i3y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
This means I'll only be doing one, then.drc wrote:No, sadlyHdjensofjfnen wrote:Can I put the computer to sleep while I'm doing it?
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x = 5, y = 9, rule = B3jqr/S01c2in3
3bo$4bo$o2bo$2o2$2o$o2bo$4bo$3bo!
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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2i3y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
#53 finished with no results:
EDIT: And so does #51:
EDIT: And even #54:
EDIT: At last, #52:
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[i]CopperSearch version 0.2 ran with parameters 'd 53/256' and found the following patterns:[/i]
[i]Total: 0 patterns[/i]
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[i]CopperSearch version 0.2 ran with parameters 'd 51/256' and found the following patterns:[/i]
[i]Total: 0 patterns[/i]
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[i]CopperSearch version 0.2 ran with parameters 'd 54/256' and found the following patterns:[/i]
[i]Total: 0 patterns[/i]
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[i]CopperSearch version 0.2 ran with parameters 'd 52/256' and found the following patterns:[/i]
[i]Total: 0 patterns[/i]
Last edited by Bullet51 on March 18th, 2016, 9:36 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
Just finished 1/8th of both 144 and 248. Nothing.
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
So far, no result... yet.
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x = 5, y = 9, rule = B3jqr/S01c2in3
3bo$4bo$o2bo$2o2$2o$o2bo$4bo$3bo!
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x = 7, y = 5, rule = B3/S2i3y4i
4b3o$6bo$o3b3o$2o$bo!
Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
6871 finished with nothing to report.
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
For those who don't read the main CopperSearch thread: please upgrade to v0.3.
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Re: The Hunt for a Tiny Diagonal Spaceship
There seems to be an error with v0.3. Please wait until I sort it out.
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