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Biological Cellular Automata Laboratory - References

John Jungck, Jennifer Spangenberg

Popular Text Citations

Wolfram, S. 2002. A New Kind of Science. Wolfram Media.

Adamatzky, A. 1995. Identification of Cellular Automata. CRC.

Wolfram, S. 1994. Cellular Automata and Complexity. Perseus Books Group.

Bentley, P. J. 2002. Digital Biology. Simon & Schuster.

Poundstone, W. 1985. The Recursive Universe: Cosmic Complexity and the Limits of Scientific Knowledge. Contemporary Books.

Gardner, M. "The Game of Life, Parts I-III." Chs. 20-22 in Wheels, Life, and other Mathematical Amusements. New York: W. H. Freeman, 1983.

Meinhardt, H. 2003. The Algorithmic Beauty of Sea Shells. Springer-Verlag.

Research Articles

Jimenez-Morales F., Crutchfield J. P. and Mitchell M. 2001. Evolving two-dimensional cellular automata to perform density classification: A report on work in progress. Parallel Computing 27:571-585.

Guy, R. K. 1982. John Horton Conway: Mathematical Magus. The Two-Year College Mathematics Journal 13:290-299.

Shmulevich, I.; Dougherty, E. R.; Zhang, W. 2002. Control of stationary behavior in probabilistic Boolean networks by means of structural intervention. Journal of Biological Systems 10:431-445.

Kerr, B.; Neuhauser, C.; Bohannan, B. J. M.; Dean, A. M. 2006. Local Migration promotes competitive restraint in a host-pathogen tragedy of the commons.  Nature 442:75-78.

Data Sources

Eric Weisstein's Treasure Trove of the Life Cellular Automaton.

Tutorial & Background materials

Weisstein, Eric W. "Life." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

Cellular Automata FAQ, Tim Tyler.

David Griffeath's Primordial Soup Kitchen

Patterns, Programs, and Links for Conway's Game of Life, Paul Callahan.

Cellular Automata Laboratory, Rudy Rucker and John Walker.

John Jungck, Jennifer Spangenberg, "Biological Cellular Automata Laboratory - References," Convergence (December 2006)