Long boat

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Long boat
Long boat image
Pattern type Strict still life
Number of cells 7
Bounding box 4×4
Discovered by JHC group
Year of discovery 1970

Long boat is a longer version of a boat that was discovered by the JHC group in 1970.[1].

Commonness

The long boat is the eighth most common still life in Achim Flammenkamp's census, being less common than ship but more common than ship-tie.[2]. It is also the tenth most common object on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue.[3]

Synthesis

Long boat can be constructed using only 3 gliders; its first glider synthesis was found by John Abbott.[4]

References

  1. Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on June 18, 2009.
  2. Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
  3. Adam P. Goucher. "Statistics". Catagolue. Retrieved on June 24, 2016.
  4. "Life Credits". Mark D. Niemiec. Retrieved on June 12, 2011.

External links

  • Long boat at Eric Weisstein's Treasure Trove of Life
Vessels
No corners (barges) (^-1) • ^0^1^2^3^4^5^6^7^8
One corner (boats) (^-1) • ^0^1^2^3^4^5^6^7^8^9^10
Two corners (ships) (^-1) • ^0^1^2^3^4