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Other constructions

The description of all this goes considerably beyond the present discussion; however by using the bitplane editor and an appropriate reference (or even ones own imagination) it is possible to make some very interesting discoveries about Life ; it is still not beyond the realm of possibility for them to be new and original.

Still, some of the really advanced concepts, such as discrete logic elements, a universal computer, or a universal constructor, require far more space and time than available in a simulator such as the CAM/PC

(or any other system of modest size); even so many of their essential constituents can be tried out.

Harold V. McIntosh