Notes

Chapter 7: Mechanisms in Programs and Nature


Section 1: Universality of Behavior


Section 2: Three Mechanisms for Randomness


Section 3: Randomness from the Environment


Section 4: Chaos Theory and Randomness from Initial Conditions


Section 5: The Intrinsic Generation of Randomness


Section 6: The Phenomenon of Continuity


Section 7: Origins of Discreteness


Section 8: The Problem of Satisfying Constraints


Section 9: Origins of Simple Behavior


From Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science [citation]