Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 50, Issue 1–2, pp 461–463 | Cite as

Initiation of damage in the Kauffman model

  • Martin Corsten
  • Peter Poole
Short Communications

Abstract

An alternate method is presented for initiating damage to the Kauffman model. A numerical study suggests that this modification increases the efficiency of generating damage clusters without changing their fractal properties.

Key words

Cellular automata Kauffman model damage 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Corsten
    • 1
  • Peter Poole
    • 1
  1. 1.Saint Francis Xavier UniversityAntigonishCanada

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