On Randomness, Determinism and Computability.
GEORGE MASON UNIV FAIRFAX VA
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This paper discusses the meaning and relationship of randomness and determinism. A fundamental development of chaotic dynamical systems is given with examples. Such systems are seen to exhibit randomness in the usual sense of unpredictability. The formal definition of randomness in terms of algorithmic incompressibility is also discussed. The role of recursion in computability and randomness is also discussed. Keywords Random Chaos Chaotic dynamics Computability Recursive functions Unsolvability Degrees of Randomness Random number generators. Author
- Statistics and Probability