The Automatic Ant: Compassless Constructions

  • David Gale

Abstract

Most readers of this book are no doubt familiar with John Conway’s famous Game of Life. Life is an example of what have come to be called cellular automata. I will discuss here another such automaton, called the ant, and though it is very easy to describe, its behavior is interesting and somewhat mysterious.

Keywords

Prool 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Gale
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

Personalised recommendations