Complexity of cellular automata

Complexity, Cellular automata

Measuring complexity created by cellular automata is a vast subject.

Using Entropy

In (Wuensche 1999), the author uses the entropy of rule table lookup frequencies to evaluate the complexity of a CA.


  1. . . "Classifying Cellular Automata Automatically: Finding Gliders, Filtering, and Relating Space-Time Patterns, Attractor Basins, and the Z Parameter". Complexity 4 (3):47–66. DOI.

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