Notes

Chapter 6: Starting from Randomness

Section 6: Special Initial Conditions


Square root of rule 30

Although rule 30 cannot apparently be decomposed into other k = 2, r = 1 cellular automata, it can be viewed as the square of the k = 3, r = 1/2 cellular automata with rule numbers 11736, 11739 and 11742.

From Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science [citation]