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Re: Help with names

Post by GUYTU6J » February 8th, 2017, 11:30 am

Two questions:
1.Why are Catacryst and Metacatacryst are named so?Is it related to "catalyst" and "crystal"?
2.How many ways are there in which two 34P13s can share one or two common blocks if we consider different phases?And how to tell them apart besides apgcodes?What if there are more?
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Re: Help with names

Post by mniemiec » February 8th, 2017, 2:45 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:Two questions:
1.Why are Catacryst and Metacatacryst are named so?Is it related to "catalyst" and "crystal"?
2.How many ways are there in which two 34P13s can share one or two common blocks if we consider different phases?And how to tell them apart besides apgcodes?What if there are more?
1. Most likely.
2. There are 3 ways two of these can share blocks: in a straight line, at right angles, or both simultaneously. Both oscillators can have one of 13 different phase separations between the (+0..+12), but since they are both the same, and all 3 kinds of interactions are symmetrical, symmetry reduces this to 7 distinct ones (+0..+6). The block cannot eat both oscillators simultaneously, so +0 is never viable. The other 6 (+1..+6) are viable when one block is shared, but +1 and +3 don't work when both blocks are shared, yielding 16 viable sharings:

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Re: Help with names

Post by GUYTU6J » February 13th, 2017, 7:17 am

mniemiec wrote: There are 3 ways two of these can share blocks: in a straight line, at right angles, or both simultaneously. Both oscillators can have one of 13 different phase separations between the (+0..+12), but since they are both the same, and all 3 kinds of interactions are symmetrical, symmetry reduces this to 7 distinct ones (+0..+6).
Thanks!Maybe we can name them like "cis/trans/double-block 34P13 on +n 34P13" where +n is the phase difference?



For methuselahs' names:why are Iwona,Justyna,Lidka,Blom and Eve named so?Is the reason just like why Ed,Fred and Edna are named?
And who named that pattern "Cambrian-Explosion" in Golly?
EDIT:Why "any pattern covering the whole plane that is periodic in both space and time" is called agar?Isn't that a kind of substance?Previously I decided to call it "瓷砖(tile)".
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Re: Help with names

Post by BlinkerSpawn » February 13th, 2017, 8:16 am

GUYTU6J wrote:Who named that pattern "Cambrian-Explosion" in Golly?
Presumably, it's named Cambrian Explosion after the biological event, due to the myriad different species of Life specimens in the pattern.
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Re: Help with names

Post by mniemiec » February 13th, 2017, 3:33 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:Thanks!Maybe we can name them like "cis/trans/double-block 34P13 on +n 34P13" where +n is the phase difference?
Or perhaps "cis/trans/double siamese bi-34P13" (siamese, since they share cells). Unfortunately, nomenclature gets less and less precise, the more complex the objects get.
GUYTU6J wrote:For methuselahs' names:why are Iwona,Justyna,Lidka,Blom and Eve named so?Is the reason just like why Ed,Fred and Edna are named?
Probably just random people's names given by the pattern discoverers.
And who named that pattern "Cambrian-Explosion" in Golly?
GUYTU6J wrote:Why "any pattern covering the whole plane that is periodic in both space and time" is called agar?Isn't that a kind of substance?Previously I decided to call it "瓷砖(tile)".
In the early days of Life, there was a series of patterns found consisting of a very long snake-like pattern, with a stable cap, a long diagonal line, and an unstable end. This "burned" up the diagonal line, periodically leaving behind debris (or sometimes nothing). As this resembled a burning fuse, such patterns were called "fuses". This term became generalized to any pattern that had a periodic repeating body, with an unstable end that would eat through the body.

From "fuse" came the term "wick" (which in real life is a fuse that has not yet been ignited) to describe the periodic part of the above-mentioned patterns - i.e. patterns that repeated infinitely in one dimension. These sometimes apply to still-lifes, but more commonly to oscillators - especially, oscillators that can stabilize copies of themselves (so they can exist in wick form) but for which finite stabilizations are not yet known, so they can only be studied in wick form.

A name was later needed for patterns that repeated infinitely in two dimensions. Again, while this can apply to stable patterns, it is more frequently used to describe oscillators for which stable one-dimensional or finite forms are not yet known. The term "agar" in real life is a substance that is used in a laboratory to foster growth of bacteria that cannot grow in isolation, but flourish when grown in a nutrient medium. In Life, agars are similar - the universe may be thought of as consisting of repeating copies of a certain medium that can support certain behavior that cannot survive in isolation.
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Re: Help with names

Post by A for awesome » February 13th, 2017, 8:00 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:why are Iwona,Justyna,Lidka,Blom and Eve named so?
I know that Blom is B + LOM, but I don't know about the rest.
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V ⃰_η=c²√(Λη)
K=(Λu²)/2
Pₐ=1−1/(∫^∞_t₀(p(t)ˡ⁽ᵗ⁾)dt)

$$x_1=\eta x$$
$$V^*_\eta=c^2\sqrt{\Lambda\eta}$$
$$K=\frac{\Lambda u^2}2$$
$$P_a=1-\frac1{\int^\infty_{t_0}p(t)^{l(t)}dt}$$

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Re: Help with names

Post by drc » April 16th, 2017, 1:16 pm

How about PATHOLOGICAL?
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Re: Help with names

Post by muzik » June 17th, 2017, 8:52 am

Isn't blom bloom in Swedish, which is kind of what the mesuthelah does?
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Re: Help with names

Post by GUYTU6J » May 4th, 2019, 12:51 pm

Bump
[quote=mniemiec]Probably just random people's names given by the pattern discoverers.[/quote]
This convention applies to Wilma, Homer, Sir Robin and minstrel, right?How about Bronco?
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Re: Help with names

Post by Kazyan » May 4th, 2019, 1:12 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:Bump
mniemiec wrote:Probably just random people's names given by the pattern discoverers.
This convention applies to Wilma, Homer, Sir Robin and minstrel, right?How about Bronco?
Wilma and Homer continue a specific just-for-funsies convention for new lifetime-record-breaking methuselahs: find a fictional character that shares the name of the previous record-holder, then name the new one after their spouse.

Sir Robin's naming was decided on in page 2 of the thread announcing its discover. In short, the character Sir Robin is a knight who "bravely ran away", the ship is a knightship running as fast as possible, and it sets a precedent for how to name future elementary knightships.

The reason for naming for the bronco is recounted here.
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Re: Help with names

Post by GUYTU6J » July 25th, 2019, 11:11 pm

What about "ouroborus bees"(EDIT: Lifewiki writes "ouroboros", which is for a mythical tail-swallowing snake, but is "ouroborus" a Catagolue typo?)
and "?22-trans-mirrored long"

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and "?15-hovac on loaf"?

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Re: Help with names

Post by Ian07 » July 25th, 2019, 11:19 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:What about "ouroborus bees"

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The ouroboros is a symbol of a snake and/or dragon eating its own tail, and that oscillator can be thought of as a "snake" of queen bees each eating the beehive of the previous queen bee.
GUYTU6J wrote: and "?22-trans-mirrored long"

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I'm not sure what these names are supposed to mean, but I do know they originated from Achim's census.

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Re: Help with names

Post by A for awesome » July 25th, 2019, 11:41 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:What about "ouroborus bees"

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and "?22-trans-mirrored long"

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and "?18-boat huge"

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and "?15-hovac on loaf"?

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1) The ouroboros is a symbol of a snake eating its own tail, wrapped in a circle. The queen bees eat each other's beehives in a similar fashion.

2, 3, 4) These seem to have been provisional names assigned by someone who didn't bother to come up with true systematic names. The initial number is the number of cells in the still life, but beyond that, there's no real system, just general observations about what the SL or its parts look like. I would probably call 2) "I-trans-skewed bookends siamese tables" — the way these things are normally named is neither clear nor consistent (see the b3s23/C1/xs14 Catagolue tabulation for an example), but from what I feel should be the case, "skewed" refers to the 2-cell offset between the inductors; "trans" refers to the fact that the inductors are facing opposite directions, as in chemical terminology; and "I" distinguishes this form from the "Z" form, which is skewed in the opposite direction:

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(The I/Z distinction is not official terminology, by the way — it's just something I use personally.) For 3), "cis-boat on worm weld eater" would be one possible valid name — welds generally have multiple possibilities for naming. 4) is "loaf at mango" — "hovac" is a misspelling of "havoc", an uncommon alternative name for the mango that is occasionally used on Catagolue for whatever reason.
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V ⃰_η=c²√(Λη)
K=(Λu²)/2
Pₐ=1−1/(∫^∞_t₀(p(t)ˡ⁽ᵗ⁾)dt)

$$x_1=\eta x$$
$$V^*_\eta=c^2\sqrt{\Lambda\eta}$$
$$K=\frac{\Lambda u^2}2$$
$$P_a=1-\frac1{\int^\infty_{t_0}p(t)^{l(t)}dt}$$

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Re: Help with names

Post by GUYTU6J » July 26th, 2019, 12:52 am

Thanks! What about alef_and_trans-pond?

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From ?-amoeba_10,6,4 and ?-amoeba_7,4,4, I conclude that such nomenclature is similar to the (obsolete?) methane-derivated alkane nomenclature, where 2,3,3-trimethylhexane would be "dimethyl n-propyl isopropyl methane" according to my Basic Organic Chemistry textbook. Here, choose an ON cell and count the number of ON cells in the branching groups, then list them in decreasing order.

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But this surely leads to ambiguity since another ?-amoeba_10,6,4 can be like this:

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Re: Help with names

Post by A for awesome » July 26th, 2019, 12:40 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:Thanks! What about alef_and_trans-pond?

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That name seems fine. "Alef" is a name for that induction coil, which is fairly rare so I don't know if it has another name or not, and the pond is diagonally opposed to the protruding side of the induction coil.
GUYTU6J wrote:From ?-amoeba_10,6,4 and ?-amoeba_7,4,4, I conclude that such nomenclature is similar to the (obsolete?) methane-derivated alkane nomenclature, where 2,3,3-trimethylhexane would be "dimethyl n-propyl isopropyl methane" according to my Basic Organic Chemistry textbook. Here, choose an ON cell and count the number of ON cells in the branching groups, then list them in decreasing order.

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But this surely leads to ambiguity since another ?-amoeba_10,6,4 can be like this:

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In my opinion, including cell counts in a pattern name is doing it wrong. The first one above would probably be "doubly inflected symmetric scorpion with tail" — "symmetric scorpion" usually refers to this SL:

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but can also be used to refer to the inductor formed by removing the rightmost bit; for "inflected", this is the transformation that turns a beehive into a loaf, or a loaf into a mango (see also inflected 30-great sym, an inflected version of clips, also known as 30-great sym — also a bad name, but well-established at this point); and obviously a tail is the stabilizing element. The second one would probably be something on the order of "snake bridge eater weld tail", but there's not really a strict systematic name for most of its components, at least that I've seen. The last one is fairly unambiguously "doubly inflected worm siamese eater with tail", except for possible word reordering.
x₁=ηx
V ⃰_η=c²√(Λη)
K=(Λu²)/2
Pₐ=1−1/(∫^∞_t₀(p(t)ˡ⁽ᵗ⁾)dt)

$$x_1=\eta x$$
$$V^*_\eta=c^2\sqrt{\Lambda\eta}$$
$$K=\frac{\Lambda u^2}2$$
$$P_a=1-\frac1{\int^\infty_{t_0}p(t)^{l(t)}dt}$$

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Re: Help with names

Post by calcyman » July 26th, 2019, 5:22 pm

A for awesome wrote:"hovac" is a misspelling of "havoc", an uncommon alternative name for the mango that is occasionally used on Catagolue for whatever reason.
There was some diagram captioned with 'glider causes havoc' in which a glider collision resulted in the production of a mango (along with lots of chaos), and (owing to mistranslation) Achim Flammenkamp reasoned that the mango was called 'havoc'.
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Re: Help with names

Post by GUYTU6J » August 8th, 2019, 1:09 pm

mniemiec wrote:candlefrobra - This sounds like M.I.T-speak for "candelabra-thing". (They use "frob" as a generic term meaning "thing").
This applies to Eater/block frob.

The barberpoles' and alkanes' naming convention with numeral prefixes(why not "prefices"?) are confusing, in which Latin and Greek are mixed. But there is a more confusing case with loops.
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x = 9, y = 7, rule = B3/S23
6bo$6bobo$5bo2bo$b2o3b2o$o2bo$bobo$2bo!
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Re: Help with names

Post by mniemiec » August 9th, 2019, 2:38 am

GUYTU6J wrote:Add two terms:B-52 bomber(Why it is a bomber?)
and AK-47 reaction(Is that just because AK-47 gun is famous? )
There are several names in Life that a numerical property of a pattern suggests a name based on real-world things associated with similar numbers. E.g.:

Pentadecathlon: period 15, suggests 15 "events", similar to Olympic pentathlon and decathlon.
AK47: reaction with period 47, same number as in name of real-life weapon AK47.
B29: spaceship with population 29, same number as in name of real-life B-29 bomber.
B-52 bomber: gun (i.e. object that shoots projectiles) with modulus 52, same as in name of real-life B-52 bomber (vehicle that drops projectiles).
Burloaferimeter: period 7 oscillator found by Dave Buckingham, same number as population of a "burloaf" (what Buckingham called a Loaf), i.e. the oscillator's period "measures" the still-life's population.
Centinal: period 100 oscillator (evokes Latin "Cent-", and is a pun on Sentinel).
Hebdarole: like fumarole, but period 7 (cognate of Greek "Hepta-").

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Re: Help with names

Post by otismo » August 29th, 2019, 4:25 pm

FlameandFury wrote:

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x = 22, y = 19, rule = B3/S23
4$7b3ob3o$8b2ob2o$8b2ob2o$4bo3bo3bo3bo$4b4o5b4o$4b3o7b3o2$4b3o7b3o$4b
4o5b4o$4bo3bo3bo3bo$8b2ob2o$8b2ob2o$7b3ob3o!
What is this called?
Because it is at least as good as the Cambridge Pulsar, and probably even BETTER

I am going to call it OpenSezMe

and watch what happens...
In the Game of Life there are no winners there are no losers there are only SURVIVORS.
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#CXRLE Pos=0,0
x = 26, y = 34, rule = B3/S23
23bo$23bobo$23b2o9$2b3o2$o5bo$o5bo$o5bo2$2b3o5b2o$10b2o3$2b2o$2b2o10$
15b2o$15b2o!

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Re: Help with names

Post by otismo » August 29th, 2019, 4:31 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:
muzik wrote: Nina, deca, undeca, duodeca, tredeca, quatturodeca

That's actually the page I copied most of them from lmao
Next is pentadeca!
Why don't we just simply change the "ium" suffix to "pole" :wink:
We are already WAY too attached to "pentadecathlon"

It may be improper.

It may be a mashup.

But that is the way it is.....
In the Game of Life there are no winners there are no losers there are only SURVIVORS.
.....**
...****
.******
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#CXRLE Pos=0,0
x = 26, y = 34, rule = B3/S23
23bo$23bobo$23b2o9$2b3o2$o5bo$o5bo$o5bo2$2b3o5b2o$10b2o3$2b2o$2b2o10$
15b2o$15b2o!

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Re: Help with names

Post by otismo » August 29th, 2019, 5:09 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:
mniemiec wrote: stillater - An oscillator within a still-life (?).
When there is only one living cell in the rotor,there are two ways to change it into a still life.

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x = 28, y = 8, rule = LifeHistory
3.A9.A9.A$2.A.A.2A4.A.A.2A4.A.A.2A$2.A.2A.A4.A.2A.A4.A.2A.A$2A.E6.2A
8.2A$.A.A.2A4.A.A.2A4.A.AE2A$.A.A2.A4.A.A2.A4.A.A2.A$2.A2.A6.A2.A6.A
2.A$3.2A8.2A8.2A!
None of these have appeared on Catagolue yet :?
I would name them, if I were you.....
In the Game of Life there are no winners there are no losers there are only SURVIVORS.
.....**
...****
.******
*( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)*

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#CXRLE Pos=0,0
x = 26, y = 34, rule = B3/S23
23bo$23bobo$23b2o9$2b3o2$o5bo$o5bo$o5bo2$2b3o5b2o$10b2o3$2b2o$2b2o10$
15b2o$15b2o!

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Re: Help with names

Post by Moosey » August 29th, 2019, 5:17 pm

otismo wrote:
GUYTU6J wrote:
mniemiec wrote: stillater - An oscillator within a still-life (?).
When there is only one living cell in the rotor,there are two ways to change it into a still life.

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x = 28, y = 8, rule = LifeHistory
3.A9.A9.A$2.A.A.2A4.A.A.2A4.A.A.2A$2.A.2A.A4.A.2A.A4.A.2A.A$2A.E6.2A
8.2A$.A.A.2A4.A.A.2A4.A.AE2A$.A.A2.A4.A.A2.A4.A.A2.A$2.A2.A6.A2.A6.A
2.A$3.2A8.2A8.2A!
None of these have appeared on Catagolue yet :?
I would name them, if I were you.....
None of them really have the intention to name those uninteresting SLs. Even useful SLs like 31.4 rarely get names

EDIT:
What is the etymology of your term OpenSezMe?
otismo wrote: I am going to call it OpenSezMe
I am a prolific creator of many rather pathetic googological functions

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Re: Help with names

Post by Ian07 » August 29th, 2019, 5:32 pm

Out of all the (generally accepted) object names I've seen, none have been nearly as weird as $rats. Where did this name come from?

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Re: Help with names

Post by otismo » August 29th, 2019, 5:40 pm

GUYTU6J wrote:The name "Laputa" comes from the famous novel Gulliver's Travels.
Why is the name given to an oscillator instead of a spaceship that really looks like a floating island? :roll:
Lilly Petunias

comes from Gulliver's Travels

they were talking about Marriage

( I assume Holy Matrimony )

the five P "flowers" that are really weeds that you do NOT want in your garden :

Petunias spit

Poppys pop off

Pansys are now "gay"

Poseys posers and wannabes

Peonies peons ( duh )
In the Game of Life there are no winners there are no losers there are only SURVIVORS.
.....**
...****
.******
*( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)*

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#CXRLE Pos=0,0
x = 26, y = 34, rule = B3/S23
23bo$23bobo$23b2o9$2b3o2$o5bo$o5bo$o5bo2$2b3o5b2o$10b2o3$2b2o$2b2o10$
15b2o$15b2o!

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