1-2-3

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1-2-3
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Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Number of cells 26
Bounding box 10×9
Period 3
Mod 3
Heat 2
Volatility 0.11
Strict volatility 0.11
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery 1972

1-2-3 was found by David Buckingham in August 1972. This is one of only three essentially different period-3 oscillators with only three cells in the rotor. The others are stillater and cuphook.

External links

  • 1-2-3 at the Life Lexicon