Module:Complexity
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Complex Systems Summer School 2011 Modules |
Organized by Jim Crutchfield
Background
- T. Cover and J.Thomas, Elements of Information Theory, Wiley, Second Edition (2006) Chapters 1 - 7.
- M. Li and P.M.B.Vitanyi, An Introduction to Kolmogorov Complexity and its Applications , Springer, New York (1993).
- J. P. Crutchfield and D. P. Feldman, “Regularities Unseen, Randomness Observed: Levels of Entropy Convergence”,CHAOS 13:1 (2003) 25-54.
Lecture Notes
- Thursday
- Processes and Their Models: Complexity Lecture 1A (PDF)
- Information Theory: Complexity Lecture 1B (PDF)
- Information in Processes: Complexity Lecture 1C (PDF)
- Memory in Processes: Complexity Lecture 1D (PDF)
- Friday
- The Learning Channel: Complexity Lecture 2A (PDF)
- Causal Models: Complexity Lecture 2B (PDF)
- Measures of Complexity: Complexity Lecture 2C (PDF)
- Applications: Complexity Lecture 2D (PDF)
Readings
Pattern Discovery and Computational Mechanics
Many Roads to Synchrony: Natural Time Scales and Their Algorithms
Information Accessibility and Cryptic Processes
Prediction, Retrodiction, and The Amount of Information Stored in the Present