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LANGTON'S ANT

About

Langton's Ant is one of the more curious cellular automata. Although its behavior is chaotic, it always converges on one emergent linear repetition, no matter what the state of the world. For a great overview of many different patterns and styles of Langton's ants, do see this video by Aldo Benedetti

Algorithm

When the "ant" reaches a square, it flips the color of the square The ant then steps forward and the process repeats

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Credits

Langton's Ant was discovered by Chris Langton in 1986

This applet coded by Filip Zembowicz
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