# 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 Science, PsychologyIEEE 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

- Computer Science45th Southeastern Symposium on System Theory
- 2013

Algorithmic specified complexity (ASC) measures the degree to which an event is improbable and follows a pattern and shows a bound on the probability of obtaining a particular value of algorithmic specifying complexity.

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

- PhysicsJournal of theoretical biology
- 2020

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