• Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter. “G.E.B”

Exploration of information theory, recursiveness and self referential structures in math, art and music. With particular reference to the titled trio.

M.I.T have an exhaustive set of courseware on offer examining and elucidating the theories and concepts explored throughout the book…



  • Alan Turing by Andrew Hodges ‘The Great Philosophers’ series issued by Phoenix (London).

Website with links to Turing books by Hodges http://www.turing.org.uk/turing/



  • I Am a Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter

Exploration of recursiveness as it relates to information theory and conciousness


  • The Golden Ticket; P, NP, & the Search for the Impossible by Lance Fortnow

First chapter available as a pdf. As clear and simple an introduction to complexity as you’ll find anywhere;

Click to access s9937.pdf

Golden Ticket



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