Lenia – Mathematical Life Forms

13 Nov

A continuous space-time cellular automata by Bert Wang-Chak Chan.

Winner of Virtual Creatures Contest, GECCO 2018.

Online demo: https://chakazul.github.io/Lenia/JavaScript/Lenia

Code: https://github.com/Chakazul/Lenia

Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1812.05433

Figure from above paper showing visual similarity of real biological and artificial mathematical life forms:

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2 Responses to “Lenia – Mathematical Life Forms”

  1. poozza November 17, 2019 at 9:08 pm #

    Did you stoners check out PBS’ Journey to the Microcosms? I bet you’d like that 😀
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBbnbBWJtwsf0jLGUwX5Q3g
    Some of the texts are a bit cringy, but it’s incredibly interesting and the images are amazing.

    • eyaler November 17, 2019 at 11:01 pm #

      fucking tardigrades

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