CMPS272, Winter 2007, Section 01: KnittedCA

Cellular Automata Tea Cozy

Rule 30 CA as a knitted teapot cozy. The first knit row is the foundation row, an 80 bit binary number, knit as a white stitch for 0 or a blue stitch for 1. The color pattern on the following rows is determined based on the three stitches beneath each stitch on the previous row, as follows:

3 stitches below on the previous row New stitch
111 (blue, blue, blue) 0 (white)
110 (blue, blue, white) 0 (white)
101 (blue, white, blue) 0 (white)
100 (blue, white, white) 1 (blue)
011 (white, blue, blue) 1 (blue)
010 (white, blue, white) 1 (blue)
001 (white, white, blue) 1 (blue)
000 (white, white, white) 0 (white)

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-- CorrieScalisi? - 09 Jan 2007