The local information dynamics of distributed computation in complex systems

@inproceedings{Lizier2012TheLI,
  title={The local information dynamics of distributed computation in complex systems},
  author={Joseph T. Lizier},
  year={2012}
}
  • J. Lizier
  • Published 6 November 2012
  • Computer Science
The nature of distributed computation in complex systems has often been described in terms of memory, communication and processing. This thesis presents a complete information-theoretic framework to quantify these operations on information (i.e. information storage, transfer and modification), and in particular their dynamics in space and time. The framework is applied to cellular automata, and delivers important insights into the fundamental nature of distributed computation and the dynamics… 
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