[FoRK] Capitalism, Contracts and Cronyism

Jeff Bone jbone at place.org
Wed Aug 27 17:35:13 PDT 2008


On Aug 27, 2008, at 2:55 PM, Stephen Williams wrote:

> Jeff Bone wrote:
>>
>> The map is not the territory.  And the mapping between the map and  
>> the territory may be complex enough that it cannot be sensibly  
>> expressed in any finite terms less complicated than the map itself,  
>> the territory, or both.
> True.  It may not be.  And finding a mathematical representation of  
> the full model may be NP-Complete.

BTW, it's as much an information theoretic problem as an algorithmic  
complexity one.  They're actually two independent things...

jb



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