Synchronous and asynchronous updating in cellular automata

24 Sep

In contrast, an asynchronous cellular automaton is able to update individual cells independently, in such a way that the new state of a cell affects the calculation of states in neighbouring cells.

Implementations of synchronous updating can be analysed in two phases.

Cellular automata, as with other multi-agent system models, usually treat time as discrete and state updates as occurring synchronously.

The state of every cell in the model is updated together, before any of the new states influence other cells.

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