[cryptography] Chaos theory

Kyle Maxwell kylem at xwell.org
Fri Sep 27 13:48:17 EDT 2013


Fairly old, but "Chaos" by James Gleick was a huge influence on me as
a young man and has some responsibility for the academic path I chose
later.
@kylemaxwell


On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 10:17 AM,  <jameschoate at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> Wolfram's book is about CAs and not chaos/fractals in general.
>
> For an initial intro you might try "Chaos and Fractals - New Frontiers of Science" by  Hans-Otto Peitgen, Rudolph Dietmar, Saupe, Heinz-Otto, Hartmut Juergens. You'll also want to get all their other books. Your first read should always be Mandelbrot's books.  For a more fun approach you should also check out Pickover's books if you want to see some code snippets and try your hand at playing with the math.
>
> All of these books have been around long enough that you should be able to find them in your local used bookstores in larger market at considerable discounts. I see them in here in Austin/Dallas/San Antonio in Half Price Books for as little as $10.
>
> http://www.hpb.com
>
> ---- Collin RM Stocks <collin at sibilance.org> wrote:
>> On 09/22/2013 10:23 PM, coderman wrote:
>> > if you're looking for general research in complexity / chaos, shortcut
>> > to perusing:
>> >
>> > Santa Fe Instutute series[0] then AKNOS[1]
>> >
>> > from there you'll be able to traverse the myraid particulars of interest...
>> >
>> >
>> > best regards,
>> >
>> >
>> > 0. "Santa Fe Institute Series"
>> >    https://www.google.com/search?tbo=p&tbm=bks&q=bibliogroup:"Santa+Fe+Institute+Series"&cad=3#q=bibliogroup%3A%22Santa+Fe+Institute+Series%22&safe=off&tbm=bks
>> >    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Fe_Institute
>> >
>> > 1. "A New Kind of Science"
>> >    http://www.wolframscience.com/nksonline/toc.html
>> >
>>
>> Thanks, I'll take a look.
>>
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