# Algorithmic Specified Complexity

@inproceedings{Ewert2013AlgorithmicSC, title={Algorithmic Specified Complexity}, author={W. Ewert}, year={2013} }

Engineers like to think that they produce something different from that of a chaotic system. The Eiffel tower is fundamentally different from the same components lying in a heap on the ground. Mt. Rushmore is fundamentally different from a random mountainside. But engineers lack a good method for quantifying this idea. This has led some to reject the idea that engineered or designed systems can be detected. Various methods have been proposed, each of which has various faults. Some have trouble…

## 4 Citations

Measuring meaningful information in images: algorithmic specified complexity

- Computer ScienceIET Comput. Vis.
- 2015

The application of ‘algorithmic specified complexity’ (ASC) to the problem of distinguishing random images, simple images and content-filled images is explored and is a model for measuring meaning using conditional KCS complexity.

Algorithmic Specified Complexity in the Game of Life

- Computer ScienceIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems
- 2015

Algorithmic specified complexity is applied to Conway's Game of Life to differentiate patterns designed by programmers from those originating by chance and a variety of machines created by Game of life hobbyists exhibit high ASC thereby corroborating ASC's efficacy.

On the improbability of algorithmic specified complexity

- Mathematics45th Southeastern Symposium on System Theory
- 2013

An event with low probability is unlikely to happen, but events with low probability happen all of the time. This is because many distinct low probability events can have a large combined…

Using statistical methods to model the fine-tuning of molecular machines and systems.

- Physics, MedicineJournal of theoretical biology
- 2020

This paper argues that biological systems present fine-tuning at different levels, e.g. functional proteins, complex biochemical machines in living cells, and cellular networks, and presents a framework for such analysis.

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