Chapter 1: The Foundations for a New Kind of Science

Section 4: The Personal Story of the Science in This Book

Computer printouts

The printouts show a series of elementary cellular automata started from random initial conditions (see page 232). I generated them in 1981 using a C program running on a VAX 11/780 computer with an early version of the Unix operating system. (See also page 880.)

From Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science [citation]