A 细胞 automaton CA is an array of identically programmed 自动机 or cells which 交互 with one another Its state is a variable that takes a different separate for each cell The state can be either a 数 or a property For instance if each cell represents part of a 景观 then the state might represent say the 数 of animals at each 位置 or the 种类 of forest cover growing there Its neighbourhood is the set of cells that it interacts with In a grid these are 通常 the cells 物理 closest to the cell in question 音乐家 have used CA to aid in the 控制 of 结构 at macro- and micro-levels
源 - http //life csu edu au/complex/tuto - 音符 this 源 has been discontinued