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Conway's Game of Life in 3D

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09 May 2004 (Updated )

Three dimensional extension of the Conway's Game of Life.

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3-Dimensional version of Conway's Game of Life. "Life" is a cellular automaton invented by John Conway that involves live and dead cells in a rectangular, two-dimensional universe. This implementation uses a M x M x M grid; the number initial ramdomly generated cells can be changed using the slider control.
                    
Whether cells stay alive, die, or generate new cells depends upon how many of their eight possible neighbors are alive. By using sparse matrices, the calculations required become astonishingly simple. We use periodic (torus) boundary conditions at the edges of the universe. Pressing the "Start" button automatically seeds this universe with several small random communities. Some will succeed and some will fail.

MATLAB release MATLAB 6.1 (R12.1)
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Comments and Ratings (6)
03 May 2012 Panos Zafiridis  
04 Dec 2011 Lyuboslav Petrov  
04 Jul 2006 Luca Nelli

very good!

15 May 2006 Stanislav Barov

Best thing!
Big thanks!

10 May 2006 vittorio ghirardini

it's very good

26 May 2004 Léon Hagenaars

Looks nice, works nice. It would be a fun thing if more options were added to the interface, like the size of the cube or the number of neighbours needed for survival.

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