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Purpose Search for catalytic interactions
Created by Mike Playle
Michael Simkin
Simon Ekström
Platform Linux/Unix; Windows

Bellman, named after the character in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark, is a program for searching for catalytic interactions in Conway's Game of Life and potentially other similar cellular automata. Results are derived directly from the automaton's evolution rule, not generated from a list of candidate catalysts as with previous searchers. True to its name, Bellman did indeed succeed at finding the Snark.

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Forum threads

  • Bellman (discussion thread) at the forums