The CA is controlled by the following buttons:
Start: CA are planted.
Hide CA-1 Hide CA-2
Infection: Infect CA-1
The last experiments demonstrated CA fertilization . Following real fertilization some genetic material is silenced , or imprinted, depending from which parent it was received and other genes are activated. Here we demonstrate the activation of structure by one parent |(the sperm)
Click on Start. Two zygotes are planted: CA-1 (rule = 600) matures into an ovum, and CA-2 (rule = 624) into a sperm. Whenever the CA touch each other, the sperm changes its color, the ovum accumulates resources, and when fully mature it creates an offspring, CA-3 (rule=3300). which lives for 46 states whereupon it is killed and replaced with a new one.
The sperm continues moving around the egg and when both touch each other it replaces the CA-3 state with its own. CA2[state] --> CA-3[state]. This state generally differs from the previous states which arose from the planted CA-3 zygote. It initiates a new state sequence which CA-3 could not generate by itself. In other words, at this moment CA-2[state] becomes an initial state of CA-3, which is controlled by the rule 3300. CA-3 lives for a while until it is replaced with a new offspring. Since CA-2 states vary, whenever it touches CA-1 a different state is transferred , and CA-3 imprinting changes.
Hide CA-1 and watch the behavior of the other CA. If the mature egg places itself beyond the applet border, click on Infection and it will return to the center.
When CA-2 touches CA-1, it reads its own state and stores it in CA-3. When placed under the control of rule 3300 this state initiates a new action. Thus the CA-2 memory actually stores initiators of actions whose effect is displayed by the changing behavior of CA-3. These actions are triggered jointly by CA-1 and CA-2.
CA-1 and CA-2 are two processes creating a product (CA-3) whose
assembly takes 46 states whereupon it is shipped elsewhere. Its
nature depends on:
1. Three CA rules 600, 624, 3300
2. CA resources
3. CA input and output rates.
4. The time of the CA encounter