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Wolpert, D.H., "Physical limits of inference", Physica D, 237 (2008) 1257-1281. See also Binder, P., "Theories of almost everything", Nature, 455 (2008), 884-885

Wolpert, D. “Computational Capabilities of Physical Systems”, Physical Review E, Vol. 65, 016128, 12/20/01. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., “The Second Law, Computation, and the Temporal (A)symmetry of Memory”, in Advances in the Physics of Computation, Ed. D. Matzke, IEEE press, 1993. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H. “Memory Systems, Computation, and The Second Law of Thermodynamics”, International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 31, 743-785, 1992. PDF or Postscript.

Wolpert, D.H., “Reversible Computing and Physical Law”, Physics Today, 98-99 (March 1992). PDF or Postscript.
Wolpert, D.H., “Chaos of the Brussels School is not irreversible”, Nature, 335, 595, 1988. PDF or Postscript.


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