A Computable Universe: Understanding and Exploring Nature As Computation

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A Computable Universe: Understanding and Exploring Nature as Computation

Overview

This volume, with a foreword by Sir Roger Penrose, discusses the foundations of computation in relation to nature.

It focuses on two main questions:

What is computation?
How does nature compute?

The contributors are world-renowned experts who have helped shape a cutting-edge computational understanding of the universe. They discuss computation in the world from a variety of perspectives, ranging from foundational concepts to pragmatic models to ontological conceptions and philosophical implications.

See also:

http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list/t/1b7a75ad4eb3e1d2

 


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