An Introduction to Kolmogorov Complexity and Its Applications

@inproceedings{Li1997AnIT,
  title={An Introduction to Kolmogorov Complexity and Its Applications},
  author={Ming Li and Paul M. B. Vit{\'a}nyi},
  booktitle={Texts in Computer Science},
  year={1997}
}
Written by two experts in the field, this book is ideal for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and researchers in all fields of science. It is self-contained: it contains the basic requirements from mathematics, probability theory, statistics, information theory, and computer science. Included are history, theory, new developments, a wide range of applications, numerous (new) problem sets, comments, source references, and hints to solutions of problems. This is the only… 

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