Information, Randomness and Incompleteness: Papers on Algorithmic Information Theory
By: Gregory J. Chaitin (author)Paperback
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The papers gathered in this book were published over a period of more than twenty years in widely scattered journals. They led to the discovery of randomness in arithmetic which was presented in the recently published monograph on �Algorithmic Information Theory� by the author. There the strongest possible version of G�del's incompleteness theorem, using an information-theoretic approach based on the size of computer programs, was discussed. The present book is intended as a companion volume to the monograph and it will serve as a stimulus for work on complexity, randomness and unpredictability, in physics and biology as well as in metamathematics.
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