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Modeling Nature: Cellular Automata Simulations with Mathematica
Modeling Nature: Cellular Automata Simulations with Mathematica
by Richard J. Gaylord, Kazume Nishidate
  • Publisher: TELOS/Springer-Verlag
  • Year: 1996
  • ISBN: 0387946209 (Paperback)
  • 281 pp
Uses the simple rule-based programming style of Mathematica to minimize the amount of programming needed to create, run, visualize, and analyze cellular automata simulations in a single computational environment. Designed for use both inside and outside the classroom by any student, academic, industrial, or amateur science enthusiast. Contents
A Toolkit for Programming Cellular Automata | The Game of Life | Traffic Engineering | Spinoidal Decomposition and Phase Ordering in Binary Mixtures | Solidification | Snowflakes | Interacting Random Walkers | Interfacial Diffusion Fronts and Gradient Percolation | Two-Species Driven Diffusion | Coalescence | Adsorption-Desorption | Chemotaxis | Ant Colony Activity | Predator-Prey Ecosystems | Contagion in Excitable Media | The Evolution of Cooperation and the Spatial Prisoner's Dilemma Game | Appendices: Mathematica Programming Tutorial; Working with Lists; Program Listing Related Topics
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