The Application Fields of Cellular Automata

Chapter

Abstract

Cellular automata theory is a kind of new ideas, different from the traditional thoughts and methods on treating system problems. For many problems that were difficult for traditional methods to find a solution, cellular automaton has made new progresses. For more than 20 years to date, a variety of applications based on the idea of cellular automaton has been booming, they can be roughly summarized as follows: ➀ Simulation of phenomena in the fields of physics and chemistry; ➁ modeling of biological organisms; ➂ high speed computing; ➃ image processing and pattern recognition; ➄ military combat simulation; ➅ simulation of the transportation, epidemics and stock investors’ behavior; ➆ applications in geographical and ecological areas such as land use scenarios, waste water, exhaust gas diffusion, as well as the dynamic changes of biological species.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Union UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Wuyi UniversityJiangmenChina
  3. 3.Beijing Jiaotong universityBeijingChina

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