Re: The Game of Life

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Date: Sat, 4 Dec 1999 16:17:06 -0800

Fred Chen, <>, writes:
> When this game is run, complex patterns can emerge from simpler ones in
> a dynamic fashion. So, my question is, can this game generate SAS's?

It has been found that "Life is Universal", meaning that you can
construct a Universal Turing Machine out of the Life rules. It would
then be possible to program it to simulate any mathematical or logical
system, hence SAS's should be possible.

Received on Sat Dec 04 1999 - 16:19:18 PST

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