A Glimpse into Algorithmic Information Theory

@inproceedings{Calude1999AGI,
  title={A Glimpse into Algorithmic Information Theory},
  author={Cristian S. Calude},
  year={1999}
}
This paper is a subjective, short overview of algorithmic information theory. We critically discuss various equivalent algorithmical models of randomness motivating a \randomness hypothesis". Finally some recent results on computably enumerable random reals are reviewed. 1 Randomness: An Informal Discussion In which we discuss some di culties arising in de ning randomness. Suppose that one is watching a simple pendulum swing back and forth, recording 0 if it swings clockwise at a given instant… CONTINUE READING

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