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'Life' not critical?

Bennett, Charles and Bourzutschky, Mark S. (1991) 'Life' not critical? Nature, 350 (6318). p. 468. ISSN 0028-0836. doi:10.1038/350468a0.

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SIR - Bak et al. have presented evidence that the cellular automaton, the 'game of life', develops into a self-organized critical state, characterized by a D(T)^(-1.6) distribution of times T required for the lattice to return to equilibrium following a random single-site perturbation. This power law implies an infinite expected equilibration time <T>.

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Official Citation:'Life' not critical? 468 CHARLES BENNETT & MARC S. BOURZUTSCHKY doi:10.1038/350468a0
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