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RE: [Cute] Emergent computation in Plants

From: "Milan Maksimovic" <maksa@...>

Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 05:22:52 +0100

Hello,

By following some of the links below, I came to a very nice repository:

http://cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/notebooks/ 


Regards,
M.



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Not sure that this is saying anything new - it's from Mefi, which recently
found the idea that brains change when you learn something as worthy of note
- but it scores high on the wow scale -
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/0307811100v1

PDF download (which crashed my Acrobat reader!) -
http://www.pnas.org/cgi/reprint/0307811100v1

Nature article - http://www.nature.com/nsu/040119/040119-5.html

This blog entry *is* interesting - especially the aside about evolving to
the edge of chaos (or not) -
http://cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/weblog/archives/000164.html

For more on chaos in general, this excellent book -
http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/FLAOH/cbnhtml/

Main links from kliuless on Mefi - http://www.metafilter.com/mefi/30880

Andrew

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