Monthly Archives: November 2012

Changed WordPress Theme

I was getting a bit tired of the old theme I was using (Manifest) and decided to try something different.  One nice thing with this new version is that it has a sidebar which makes it a bit easier to … Continue reading

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Conway’s Game of Life for Curved Surfaces (Part 2)

(This is the sequel to the following post on SmoothLife.  For background information go there, or read Stephan Rafler’s paper on SmoothLife here.) Last time, we talked about an interesting generalization of Conway’s Game of Life and walked through the … Continue reading

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Conway’s Game of Life for Curved Surfaces (Part 1)

Conway’s Game of Life is one of the most popular and iconic cellular automata.  It is so famous that googling it loads up a working simulation right in your browser!  The rules for the Game of Life (GoL) can be stated … Continue reading

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