About Coarse Graining by Elimination of Relevant Degrees of Freedom

Bernard Fran├žois

French Translator of NKS

A different way to coarse-grain elementary cellular automata, based on application of a renormalization procedure developed by Goldenfeld and Israeli, was completed independently and will be presented as saving us all from the grip of unpredictability--from the infamous rule 110. I will present my analysis of the original paper and propose more-realistic consequences.

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Created by Mathematica  (May 16, 2006)