It is one of the most famous Cellular automata rule, invented as a game by John Conway.
Learn the game of life with a neural network
(Springer and Kenyon 2020)
Springer, Jacob M., and Garrett T. Kenyon. September 2020. "It’s Hard for Neural Networks to Learn the Game of Life". arXiv:2009.01398 [Cs, Stat], September.
- Gardner, Martin. October 1970. “Mathematical Games”. Scientific American 223 (4):120–23.