## Computational mechanics: Pattern and prediction, structure and simplicity (1999)

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Cosma Rohilla Shalizi
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James P. Crutchfield

Venue: | Journal of Statistical Physics |

Citations: | 43 - 8 self |

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@ARTICLE{Shalizi99computationalmechanics:,

author = {Cosma Rohilla Shalizi and James P. Crutchfield},

title = {Computational mechanics: Pattern and prediction, structure and simplicity},

journal = {Journal of Statistical Physics},

year = {1999},

volume = {104},

pages = {2001}

}

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### Abstract

Computational mechanics, an approach to structural complexity, defines a process’s causal states and gives a procedure for finding them. We show that the causal-state representation—an E-machine—is the minimal one consistent with