Von Neumann universal constructor

Known as: Self-replicating automata 
John von Neumann's Universal Constructor is a self-replicating machine in a cellular automata (CA) environment. It was designed in the 1940s, without… (More)
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2017
2017
A major conceptual step forward in understanding the logical architecture of living systems was advanced by von Neumann with his… (More)
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2016
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This paper introduces the concept of a physical self-replicating machine for deployment on the Moon utilizing raw material… (More)
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2016
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2016
This paper introduces the concept of a physical self-replicating machine for deployment on the Moon utilizing raw material… (More)
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2014
2014
In the 1940s Stanislaw Ulam and John Von Neumann came up with the idea of cellular Automata (CAs), which Von Neumann later used… (More)
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2004
2004
This article describes the addition to the von Neumann cellular automaton of the Tom Thumb Algorithm, a mechanism developed for… (More)
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2004
2004
John von Neumann’s interest in a universal interpreter–copier for self-replication actually predated Crick and Watson’s landmark… (More)
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1996
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1996
Self-reproducing, cellular automata-based systems developed to date broadly fall under two categories; the first consists of… (More)
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1995
1995
This article describes in detail an implementation of John von Neumann's self-reproducing machine. Self-reproduction is achieved… (More)
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1973
1973
~{ ~ 4-State Universal Computer-Construc-tor (UCC). FARHAD NOURAI% and ~. SOH~AB KASHEF, USC-With respect to bis 4-state model… (More)
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1970
1970
Complex behavior by machines can be achieved by either having'a large number of very simple machines or by having a complex… (More)
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