|the information will be selected at random by the cells. the
mind-machine exhibit complex self- organization by iteration of an update rule.
a specified of values (colors) are arranged cyclically in a "wheel." each value can only
advance to the next, the last cycling to 0. each update a cell's value advances
by 1 if there are at least threshold cells of the next value within its neighbour set
of size range in extended Moore or von Neumann neighbourhood.
these dynamics exhibit complex self-organization starting from a uniform random constellation
of the available values. the excitation dies out if the threshold is too large compared
to the size of the neighbor set, while a disordered soup virtually indistinguishable from
noise results if the threshold is too low. for intermediate thresholds, however, waves of
excitation self-organize into large-scale spiral pairs thats tabilize in a locally
note: press 'r' to reset, press 's' to paused or start. and press 'arrow keys' for speed.
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