A General Theory of Information and Computation

A General Theory of Information and Computation

In the coming years I will write down a final summary of some of the research projects I have been working on for the past 45 years. The a preliminary version of the first report on the interaction between Information and Computation has been published this week on arXiv. It offers a new perspective on information theor by treating it as a purely mathematical subject.  I'll be teaching a class on part of the material at the ILLC in Amsterdam in January and hope to publish a more robust version in a journal later that year. 

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Vitruvius Man

I still believe

in the old Renaissance ideal of the universal man, not in the sense of knowing everything about everything but as the ambition to understand universal structures from different perspectives.

The study of the category of information forms a unifying paradigm between science and the humanities. Art, science and business, all deal with information. Understanding the concept of information and the way it is processed in our brain is one of the main scientific challenges of our time. It is also one of the main sources of innovations in the study of art.

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