Questions tagged [cellular-automata]

a row or grid of cells in which each cell has an initial value and all cells are simultaneously evaluated and updated according to their values and the values of their neighbors.

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Creating randomly shaped clumps of cells in a raster from seeds of 1 cell/pixel?

As my title says, I wish to "grow" clumps of cells from seeds within a raster. My base raster is full of 1's and 0's, 1's indicate land and 0's sea/NA areas. From the 1's I wish to select 60 random ...
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Which GIS software or plugins can perform a Cellular Automata Simulation?

I am interested in running cellular Automata to run a simulation on city growth. Which GIS software can run this out of the box, or via plugins?
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Markov chains, cellular automata, and raster algebra

I need to build a probabilistic cellular automaton for simulating land-use changes and am wondering how to implement this in a GIS. I understand that Markov chains are a way of doing this, and IDRISI ...