The Magic of Base 3
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 09:43:13 -0400 (EDT)
> > If the universe is a cellular automaton, might its
> > substrate be inherently 3-valued?
> Yes. No. Maybe!
Note that the article suggests that it should be e-valued, and that 3
is simply the closest integer.
Note also that the AI-breakthrough suggested in this sentence
"Doron Zeilberger of Rutgers University, in a paper co-authored with
his computer Shalosh B. Ekhad, established that..."
seems perhaps more important than any particular ternary properties.
-clay, who wishes his computer was named Shalosh B. Ekhad