Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

Free fall and cellular automata

Abstract : Three reasonable hypotheses lead to the thesis that physical phenomena can be described and simulated with cellular automata. In this work, we attempt to describe the motion of a particle upon which a constant force is applied, with a cellular automaton, in Newtonian physics, in Special Relativity, and in General Relativity. The results are very different for these three theories.
Document type :
Journal articles
Complete list of metadatas

Cited literature [7 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01421712
Contributor : Gilles Dowek <>
Submitted on : Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 4:58:41 PM
Last modification on : Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:52:47 AM

File

freefall.pdf
Files produced by the author(s)

Identifiers

Citation

Pablo Arrighi, Gilles Dowek. Free fall and cellular automata. Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science, EPTCS, 2016, 204, pp.1 - 10. ⟨10.4204/EPTCS.204.1⟩. ⟨hal-01421712⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

322

Files downloads

267