An initial state (time t = 0) is selected by assigning a state for each cell.
In countries where there are lots of stray cats and dogs, many are in poor condition, especially compared with the truly wild animals that live in the same places. The battle for survival must be incredibly tough for all these animals.
Is it because feral domesticated animals can somehow live on in poor health through their association with humans, whereas nature would ruthlessly pick off any weaklings in the wild animal population?
The grid can be in any finite number of dimensions.
For each cell, a set of cells called its neighborhood is defined relative to the specified cell.
With so much in common, friendships and romantic relationships are a natural outcome of the environment.
These friendships and romances can also affect the workplace positively adding to the sense of teamwork and camaraderie.
In your article about housework ("Germ warfare", 14 January), you said that after washing dishes we should "rinse with plenty of water, preferably hot". Wouldn't it save money if they were rinsed with the cold water that comes directly from the mains?
Mosquito bites frequently induce a sharp sting in people and some animals, with severe evolutionary consequences for the mosquito when it gets swatted.
While studied by some throughout the 1950s and 1960s, it was not until the 1970s and Conway's Game of Life, a two-dimensional cellular automaton, that interest in the subject expanded beyond academia.