Re: random, was Predictions & duplications

From: Russell Standish <>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 11:19:41 +1000 (EST)

Yes, in a different context, random could be applied to deterministic
chaos, however in the context of our discussion, we're not talking
about that.


jamikes wrote:
> Bruno, I appreciate your choice of incompressibility - as far as
> mathematical views are concerned. How about a "random" choice of a color
> from a hundred others? can this be algorithmic and incomressible?
> Or a choice "at random" from available several routes, how to defend an
> innocent accused in court?
> I admire you, physicists, for writing an equation to everything. I cannot
> find this applicable with infinite variables and infinite levels of
> influences among applicable factors (=natural systems).
> I do not find Russell's "choice without a cause" applicable without
> interjecting "known" before 'cause'. Which does not mean deterministic
> extremism, the choices are close and fractalously propagating into quite
> diverse routes, so it is beyond designability how a later situation will
> look.
> John M

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