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cellular.automaton.elementary

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You may download this patch for free, but if you enjoy my patches I really appreciate a donation for my efforts!  Please consider supporting me by becoming a patron: http://www.patreon.com/timohoogland


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This patch generates Elementary Cellular Automata with different rules in [jit.gl.pix] (on the gpu). The texture is scrolling down adding a new layer on top for the next generation. An elementary ca is a one-dimensional cellular automaton with 2 possible states (1/0). Rules are notated as 8 bit values and for every cell (plus 2 neighbors) the nth bit determines if the next generation will live or die. Generating the CA on the gpu allows for high resolution renders while still maintaining 60 fps. A few 4k renders are included in the download as example.


References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elementary_cellular_automaton


If you have any questions, comments, bug-reports or suggestions. Please feel free to contact me via info@timohoogland.com


License:

This work is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 International License (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0).

Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

NonCommercial: You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

ShareAlike: If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

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ca_elementary.maxproj
ca_elementary.maxpat
4k_render_01.jpg
4k_render_02.jpg
4k_render_03.jpg

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