Cellular Automaton

Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)


Cellular Automaton (CA) is widely used in land change modeling. In this technical note, we describe two CA: the Game of Life and the CA used in the software package DINAMICA EGO.


Simulation Neighborhood effects Spatial patterns 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía AmbientalUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)MoreliaMexico
  2. 2.Centro de Sensoriamento RemotoUniversidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte (UFMG)Belo HorizonteBrazil

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