# Notes

# Chapter 2: The Crucial Experiment

## Section 1: How Do Simple Programs Behave?https://www.wolframscience.com/nks/chap-2--the-crucial-experiment--notes#sect-2-1--how-do-simple-programs-behave

Implementing cellular automata

Bitwise optimizations [of cellular automata]

More general [cellular automaton] rules

Built-in cellular automaton function

Special-purpose hardware [for cellular automata]

Audio representation [of cellular automata]

Cellular automaton rules as formulas

Mathematical interpretation of cellular automata

Another initial condition [for rule 90]

More colors [in additive cellular automata]

History [of Pascal's triangle mod *k*]

[Patterns from] other integer functions