I'm looking to create a two-dimensional cellular automata. And I suck at programming, esp if graphics are involved. Is there anything out there where you can program the rules for a CA and I can just let it run whilst watching it? I will need some(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); extensivemodifications...

Requirements of modifications I willl need:

1) two dimensional

2) cells are square-shaped (such that they have 8 neighbors)

3) each cell must allow at least 8 states (represented by different colours or whatever)

4) rules for cost

5) rules for selection

6) rules for initial state

7) I'm really not sure what else yet!

I've often used Matlab, to create cells using a vector/matrix, and used numbers, 0, 1, 2, etc, to change the state of a cell.... but it's clearly not as pretty nor fun to watch :(

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# Cellular Automata

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