Lazy Cellular Automata with Communicating Processes

Sampson, Adam T. and Welch, Peter H. and Barnes, Frederick R.M. (2005) Lazy Cellular Automata with Communicating Processes. In: Communicating Process Architectures 2005. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Cellular automata (CAs) are good examples of systems in which large numbers of autonomous entities exhibit emergent behaviour. Using the occam-pi and JCSP communicating process systems, we show how to construct ``lazy'' and ``just-in-time'' models of cellular automata, which permit very efficient parallel simulation of sparse CA populations on shared-memory and distributed systems.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled keywords: CSP occam-pi JCSP parallel CA Life lazy just-in-time simulation
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:02
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2014 14:29
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14264 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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