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* 7 cells: [[bookend]], [[bun]], [[side]], table with foot (in eg. [[mathematician]]), snake siamese preblock
 
* 7 cells: [[bookend]], [[bun]], [[side]], table with foot (in eg. [[mathematician]]), snake siamese preblock
  
This 8-cell pattern is probably the simplest single-island S23 pattern that isn't an inductee:
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This 7-cell pattern is the simplest single-island S23 pattern that isn't an inductee:
.OO..
 
O..O.
 
OO.OO
 
If multiple islands are allowed, 7 cells suffices.
 
 
  .O...
 
  .O...
  O.O..
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  O.O.O
  .O..O
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  .O.OO
...OO
 

Latest revision as of 16:58, 11 November 2011

An inductee is a pattern which is not a still life, but can exist as an island within a still life. All of its living cells must have 2 or 3 neighbors, and all cells to be born must be on the edge of the pattern (for a certain definition of "edge").

This 7-cell pattern is the simplest single-island S23 pattern that isn't an inductee:

.O...
O.O.O
.O.OO