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Confusion in the Garden of Eden

Author: Sven Skyum
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 50 (1975), 332-336
MSC: Primary 68A25
MathSciNet review: 0386350
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Abstract: In this paper we examine the connection between unambiguity of cellular systems and the existence of Garden of Eden configurations in cellular automata. The examination includes both finite and infinite configurations. The connections are found by examining various properties of the global transition function.

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Keywords: Garden of Eden, automata, tesselation automata, cellular automata
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