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2005 Irrational life
William Geller, Michał Misiurewicz
Experiment. Math. 14(3): 271-275 (2005).

Abstract

We prove that in Conway's Game of Life cellular automaton with initial configuration irrat2, the linear growth rate of the number of live cells is irrational, as conjectured in 1991 by Dean Hickerson. Our proof uses intertwined substitution sequences.

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William Geller. Michał Misiurewicz. "Irrational life." Experiment. Math. 14 (3) 271 - 275, 2005.

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Published: 2005
First available in Project Euclid: 3 October 2005

zbMATH: 1159.37307
MathSciNet: MR2172705

Subjects:
Primary: 37B10, 37B15

Rights: Copyright © 2005 A K Peters, Ltd.

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