ユアルールライフゲーム(Your Rules Game of Life) for Android
Like the question that Poundstone asks in the book: where did all this complex stuff come from.
Of all the complexity literature--Arthur, Kaufman, et al--I've found this the most meaningful.
And the use of the Game of Life to illustrate the emergence of the complex is beautifully done.
I read this book back in the mid-eighties, so I don't remember details now.
When Poundstone extrapolates from Conway's "Life" that recursive application of a relatively simple rule can bring self-order to chaos, the inference is that order within our universe The Universe can be explained in teh same way; that only article source of レースゲームオンラインプレイバイク rules is necessary to explain complexity and order and self-replication from some initial chaos.
It seems so appealing, until one realizes that the Game of Life is not operating in vacuo, it exists within our universe The Universe.
The recursive rules in the game operate within whatever construction of rules, laws, etc, guide The Universe -- definitions of time, of space, or sequence, of continuity, of probability, and so on.
Thus there ライフゲームの数学者 the structure of many assumed rules, not accounted for in analysis of the game.
The recursive application of a particular rule happens within and according to an extensive set of ordering rules, which are part of the larger Universe.
So if one wants to analogize that The Universe operates on just a simple recursive rule or rules, one has to postulate a yet larger set of rules -- The Universe must exist within some larger superset of rules.
By induction, there is no end of this embedding until recursion alone does not work.
And ライフゲームの数学者 one wants to postulate that The Universe is self-contained and operates only by recursion, that's fine, but that's not analogous to the Game of Life.
Not offering any solution here, just sayin'.
I think it's a great read, very thoughtful, but not conclusive.
And probably 本物の現金のための無料のオンラインカジノ is just the way it will ニュージーランドのビデオゲーム評価システム be.!
Where does the perceived complexity of the universe come from?
Surely from something equally as complex.
Or are there exceptions?
Consider the irrational number pi; to all appearances, an infinite string of unpredictable numbers -- mathematically indistinguishable from a random and meaningless collection of bits.
But unlike an infinite random string of numbers, pi can be completely encoded succinctly in the form of a recursive relation with only two terms - all that complexity boiled down to a simple and portable equation.
This embodies Poundstone's central thesis, that simple recursion begets complexity.
Threaded throughout this development is a perhaps too detailed account of Conway's cellular automaton, The Game of Life.
The game is used as a practical analogy demonstrating that complex forms and behavior -- even self-assembly -- can seemingly spontaneously arise in a world with only simple laws and random initial conditions.
Poundstone explains that it takes a certain amount of information to define the recursive rules, but then the recursion "grinds out information endlessly.
But alas, this surplus of new information comes with a cost - we learn we must forget, and that we ultimately must die.
Completing the connection between Shannon information and Boltzmann entropy, Poundstone reveals that there is an information cost for each bit of information gained, as the impossible task of Maxwell's demon is described in great detail.
And then, as the universe equilibrates and heat death looms, the laws and initial conditions which shaped it become lost to us forever.
I read most of this book library copy many years ago and one set of concepts had a great impact: The clear explanation of the deep epistemologiacal implications of Leo Szilard's 1929 groundbreaking paper analyzing Maxwell's Demon and the foundations of observational information.
I can't recall all the details but the conclusions were clear and startling.
Szilard's results would even apply in a "classical" ライフゲームの数学者 />I have yet to see this fully explicated in philosophy departments or other "popular" texts, etc.
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I got this book for my husband because he is reconsidering ナイジェリアの電話のスロット religious faith and I thought it would be about agnosticism.
It is, instead, a HIGHLY technical treatise about I don't know what, inaccessible to me and I assume to ライフゲームの数学者 husband, though I sent it back before he even saw it.
article source made no sense to me at all.
I don't know what kind of audience it's for--mathematicians?
But not the lay reader, that's for sure.
I would have wanted this to be made clear before I bought it.
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