Bounded Languages Meet Cellular Automata with Sparse Communication

  title={Bounded Languages Meet Cellular Automata with Sparse Communication},
  author={Martin Kutrib and Andreas Malcher},
  booktitle={Workshop on Descriptional Complexity of Formal Systems},
Cellular automata are one-dimensional arrays of interconnected interacting finite automata. We investigate one of the weakest classes, the real-time one-way cellular automata, and impose an additional restriction on their inter-cell communication by bounding the number of allowed uses of the links between cells. Moreover, we consider the devices as acceptors for bounded languages in order to explore the borderline at which non-trivial decidability problems of cellular automata classes become… 

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