Notes

Chapter 3: The World of Simple Programs

Section 10: Symbolic Systems


Trees [representation for symbolic systems]

The rules given on pages 103 and 104 correspond to the transformations on trees shown below.

Trees [representation for symbolic systems] image 1

The first few steps in evolution from two initial conditions of the system on page 103 correspond to the sequences of trees below.

Trees [representation for symbolic systems] image 2


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