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A tutorial on Cellular Automata (CAs) was a requested tutorial (not sure by whom).
It doesn't look like CAs will be covered in any of the modules, so I'm happy to do a tutorial on them. I will check this with Dan before scheduling.
Am currently thinking of the following format:
- Micro-mechanics of CAs (how they work)
- Example tools to run them
- Looking at several interesting CAs
- Emergent structure in CAs
- Computation in CAs
Please add requests if I've missed an important topic. Happy to co-facilitate if anyone else is interested in doing so. In any case, I think it would be best run informally, so you can add your expertise without formally facilitating.
As a follow-up, I'll put up a suggested tutorial on my work on local information dynamics (i.e. computation) in complex systems, for which CAs are used as example complex systems.
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Cool, that looks like critical mass.
I'm going to suggest Wednesday June 13, 9 am. I'll add it to the schedule. Complain below if that's not good and if there are a few it's not good for we'll see if we can move it.