An Introduction to Kolmogorov Complexity and Its Applications

@inproceedings{Li1993AnIT,
  title={An Introduction to Kolmogorov Complexity and Its Applications},
  author={Ming Li and Paul M. B. Vit{\'a}nyi},
  booktitle={Texts and Monographs in Computer Science},
  year={1993}
}
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