IMAGES FROM THE BACK JACKET

The back jacket of A New Kind of Science has a selection of images from the book.

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A sequence of steps in the evolution of the rule 30 cellular automaton. (See page 24, page 27; see also Basic Images.)





Patterns produced by the evolution of two-dimensional totalistic cellular automata from a single black cell. (See page 551; see also page 174.)





Examples of ornamental art constructed according to definite rules. (See page 43; see also page 873.)
3500 BC (Sumerian), 9th century BC (Phoenician), 13th century (Italian), 13th century (English)



A two-dimensional cellular automaton on a square grid that shows approximately circular growth. (See page 178 and page 334; see also page 929.)


A two-dimensional cellular automaton on a square grid that shows approximately circular growth. (See page 178 and page 334; see also page 929.)






GCDs of pairs of numbers, with relative primality indicated with white. (See page 613; see also page 1093.)



The evolution of a simple multiway system. (See page 798; see also page 204ff.)


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