The multiplicad is a simple example of an idea like the ruliad. It consists of a rulial multiway system based on the positive integers in which the rules simply multiply by successive integers via n->{2n,3n,...} (Wolfram 2021). While this multiplicad is presumably not capable of producing a full ruliad on its own, changing the underlying rules (likely by just inserting the operation of addition) might produce a system that is capable of universal computation and which could therefore generate the full ruliad (Wolfram 2021).

See also

Multiplication, Multiway System, Ruliad, Universality

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Wolfram, S. "The Concept of the Ruliad. Appendix: The Case of the 'Multiplicad.' " Nov. 10, 2021.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Multiplicad." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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