Definition: See finite state machine or cellular automaton.
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Paul E. Black, "automaton", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/automaton.html