Hacking apgsearch

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Majestas32
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Re: Hacking apgsearch

Post by Majestas32 » August 11th, 2022, 11:07 am

From what I've heard from others, by default apgsearch does periodicity checking every 30 generations since most oscillators in CGOL are divisible by this. However, for other rules, a different value of this would be more efficient. Where in the code is this number to change?
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b2-a5k6n7cs12-i3ij4k5j8
b2-a3c7cs12-i

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Re: Hacking apgsearch

Post by yujh » August 11th, 2022, 12:00 pm

Um I am not sure if this is correct, but apgoucher suggested to change includes/stabilise.h 's line 12 to the period you want some time ago, i think that might work.

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Re: Hacking apgsearch

Post by Majestas32 » August 12th, 2022, 12:13 pm

I've managed to give myself a factor of 3+ increase in MoveroVIII searching speed. Now that that's complete, I'm turning to further improvements, specifically adding bespoke escaping glider detection to handle the c/6d glider of Justfriends and the Turro/Movero rulespace. I don't really have an idea where to start though.
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Re: Hacking apgsearch

Post by GUYTU6J » August 14th, 2022, 9:11 am

What is CatGel_Test? Some B2-a rules are apgsearching and uploading hauls to this symmetry, but there is nothing special about the 16×16 asymmetric soups.
Why do most 2-state OCA rules tend to get a diminishing span of interest and go into oblivion, like lost civilizations leaving little records for their beauty and power?

Here multiflorate splendour blooms forlorn
Midst broken fountains, mouldering walls.

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