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sandpile

version 1.0.0.0 (2.5 KB) by Wolfgang Schwanghart
sandpile cellular automaton according to Bak & Paczuski

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Updated 04 Jan 2008

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Reduced complexity, cellular automaton model (CA) of a sandpile on a 2-dimensional grid. Each time step a sandgrain is added to a random location on the grid. When the critical number of grains in a cell exceeds 3 all grains in the cell are turned to the 4 neighbors (v. Neumann Neighborhood). This avalanche may prograde and trigger even more avalanches. After a while the sandpile comes to a state of self-organized criticality.

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Wolfgang Schwanghart (2021). sandpile (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/18215-sandpile), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R14SP1
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