pl. n. discrete models of biological systems that utilize computer programs. Displayed on a computer screen, an array of cells shows a pattern of those which are initially occupied, followed by an evolution in the pattern using a sequence of steps.

CELLULAR AUTOMATA: "Cellular automata is a complex, combined science that uses mathematics, physics, and computability theory to investigate and simulate artificial life. "
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