Conway's Game of Life

An Introduction to Cellular Automata



The Javascript source code is available for download at GitHub.

The Game Of Life simulator is part of the Javascript-Toys repository at GitHub. In order to run it a HTML 5 capable browser is needed.


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  2. “Life in Life.” Youtube, Channel of Phillip Bradbury, Web.
  3. “OTCAmetapixel - How does is work” A website with explanations of the Octa metapixel, Web.
  4. “OTCA metapixel” Article at LifeWiki explaining the OCTA metapixel, Web.
  5. “Generalization of Conway's "Game of Life" to a continuous domain - SmoothLife” Stephan Rafler, 2011
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  7. Game of Life, Scholarpedia, Eugene M. Izhikevich, Dr. John H. Conway, Anil Seth, 2015-06-12, Webpage

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