Truncated Octahedra Outer Totalistic Cellular Automaton

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This Demonstration shows a three-dimensional, 9-neighbor, two-color, outer totalistic cellular automaton run on space-filling truncated octahedra. The initial condition is a single black cell. "Hextouch" and "squaretouch" are initial conditions with two filled cells each, touching in two different ways (one along a hexagonal face, the other along a square face).

Contributed by: Francis A. Bitonti (March 2011)
Additional contributions by: Ed Pegg Jr.
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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This Demonstration was created during the New Kind of Science Summer School 2008 (NKS|Online) in Burlington, Vermont.



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