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Langton's ant visualizations
from matplotlib.colors import ListedColormap
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import numpy as np
%matplotlib inline
# Manuall add Viridis colormap
viridis = ListedColormap(_viridis_data, name='viridis')
viridis_r = ListedColormap(viridis.colors[::-1]) #reversed
def updatePosition(position, direction):
movement = [(1,0), (0,1), (-1, 0), (0, -1)] # up, down, right, left, like a clock
return tuple(np.array(position) + np.array(movement[direction]))
# Model -> Model
def update(model):
newPosition = updatePosition(model['position'], model['direction'])
model['path'][newPosition] += 1
x,y = newPosition
n = model['grid'].shape[0]
model['position'] = (x % (n - 1), y % (n - 1))
currentValue = model['grid'][newPosition]
if currentValue == 0:
model['direction'] = (model['direction'] + 1) % 4
model['grid'][newPosition] = 1
else:
model['direction'] = (model['direction'] - 1) % 4
model['grid'][newPosition] = 0
return model
n = 1500
offset = int(n / 2.0)
iters = int(3e7) # Took 8 min. to compute
# Create index matrices to calculate formula
rows = np.array(np.repeat(np.matrix(np.arange(1, n + 1)).T, n, axis = 1))
cols = np.array(np.repeat(np.matrix(np.arange(1, n + 1)), n, axis = 0))
# Create background
mat1 = (np.log10(np.sqrt((rows - offset * 1.25)**2 + (cols - offset)**2) + 0.001) % 0.1 < 0.09)
mat2 = (np.log10(np.sqrt((rows - offset * 0.75)**2 + (cols - offset)**2) + 0.001) % 0.1 < 0.09)
mat3 = np.random.random((n, n)) > 0.1
grid = mat1 & mat2 & mat3
initialModel = {
"grid": grid,
"position": (offset, offset),
"direction": 0,
"path": np.zeros((n, n))
}
for i in xrange(iters):
initialModel = update(initialModel)
plt.figure(figsize = (60,60)) # High resolution (takes a while)
plt.imshow(
np.flipud(initialModel['path']),
cmap = viridis,
vmax = 70)
plt.axis("off")
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[0.268510, 0.009605, 0.335427],
[0.269944, 0.014625, 0.341379],
[0.271305, 0.019942, 0.347269],
[0.272594, 0.025563, 0.353093],
[0.273809, 0.031497, 0.358853],
[0.274952, 0.037752, 0.364543],
[0.276022, 0.044167, 0.370164],
[0.277018, 0.050344, 0.375715],
[0.277941, 0.056324, 0.381191],
[0.278791, 0.062145, 0.386592],
[0.279566, 0.067836, 0.391917],
[0.280267, 0.073417, 0.397163],
[0.280894, 0.078907, 0.402329],
[0.281446, 0.084320, 0.407414],
[0.281924, 0.089666, 0.412415],
[0.282327, 0.094955, 0.417331],
[0.282656, 0.100196, 0.422160],
[0.282910, 0.105393, 0.426902],
[0.283091, 0.110553, 0.431554],
[0.283197, 0.115680, 0.436115],
[0.283229, 0.120777, 0.440584],
[0.283187, 0.125848, 0.444960],
[0.283072, 0.130895, 0.449241],
[0.282884, 0.135920, 0.453427],
[0.282623, 0.140926, 0.457517],
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[0.281887, 0.150881, 0.465405],
[0.281412, 0.155834, 0.469201],
[0.280868, 0.160771, 0.472899],
[0.280255, 0.165693, 0.476498],
[0.279574, 0.170599, 0.479997],
[0.278826, 0.175490, 0.483397],
[0.278012, 0.180367, 0.486697],
[0.277134, 0.185228, 0.489898],
[0.276194, 0.190074, 0.493001],
[0.275191, 0.194905, 0.496005],
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[0.271828, 0.209303, 0.504434],
[0.270595, 0.214069, 0.507052],
[0.269308, 0.218818, 0.509577],
[0.267968, 0.223549, 0.512008],
[0.266580, 0.228262, 0.514349],
[0.265145, 0.232956, 0.516599],
[0.263663, 0.237631, 0.518762],
[0.262138, 0.242286, 0.520837],
[0.260571, 0.246922, 0.522828],
[0.258965, 0.251537, 0.524736],
[0.257322, 0.256130, 0.526563],
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