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Classification of CA Rules Targeting Synthesis of Reversible Cellular Automata

  • Sukanta Das
  • Biplab K. Sikdar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4173)

Abstract

This paper reports classification of CA (cellular automata) rules targeting efficient synthesis of reversible cellular automata. An analytical framework is developed to explore the properties of CA rules for 3-neighborhood 1-dimensional CA. It is found that in two-state 3-neighborhood CA, the CA rules fall into 6 groups depending on their potential to form reversible CA. The proposed classification of CA rules enables synthesis of reversible CA in linear time.

Keywords

Cellular Automaton Cellular Automaton Group Rule State Transition Diagram Unique Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sukanta Das
    • 1
  • Biplab K. Sikdar
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Information TechnologyBengal Engineering & Sc. UniversityShibpur, HowrahIndia
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer Sc. & TechnologyBengal Engineering & Sc. UniversityShibpur, HowrahIndia

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