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Continued examples of three-color totalistic rules with complex behavior

Three thousand steps in the evolution of the last two cellular automata from page 66. Despite the simplicity of their underlying rules, the final patterns produced show immense complexity. In neither case is it clear what the final outcome will be—whether apparent randomness will take over, or whether a simple repetitive form will emerge.

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  • Wolfram Language source code for image on page 67

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