A historical archive of SFI's in-house preprint series, retired in 2017.

The Origins of Computational Mechanics: A Brief Intellectual History and Several Clarifications

James P. Crutchfield
2017-10-23

Unique Information via Dependency Constraints

Ryan G. James, Jeffrey Emenheiser, and James P. Crutchfield
2017-09-20

A Physics-Based Approach to Unsupervised Discovery of Coherent Structures in Spatiotemporal Systems

Adam Rupe, James P. Crutchfield, Karthik Kashinath, Mr Prabhat
2017-09-13

Technology, Institutions, and Wealth Inequality over Eleven Millennia

Mattia Fochesato and Samuel Bowles
2017-08-23

Sequence Selection by Dynamical Symmetry Breaking in an Autocatalytic Binary Polymer Model

Harold Fellermann, Shinpei Tanaka and Steen Rasmussen
2017-08-15

Above and Beyond the Landauer Bound: Thermodynamics of Modularity

Alexander B. Boyd, Dibyendu Mandal, and James P. Crutchfield
2017-08-11

Prediction and Generation of Binary Markov Processes: Can a Finite-State Fox Catch a Markov Mouse?

Joshua Ruebeck, Ryan G. James, John R. Mahoney, and James P. Crutchfield
2017-08-02

Punctuated Non-Equilibrium and Niche Conservatism Explain Biodiversity Fluctuations through the Phanerozoic (Including Supplement)

Andrew J. Rominger, Miguel A. Fuentes, and Pablo A. Marquet
2017-08-02

Toward a Theory of Recurrent Social Formations

Peter N. Peregrine
2017-08-02

Extreme Quantum Advantage for Rare-Event Sampling

Cina Aghamohammadi, Samuel P. Loomis, John R. Mahoney, and James P. Crutchfield
2017-08-02

An Alternative Information Plan

Matteo Monti, Steen Rasmussen, Marco Moschettini, and Lorenzo Posani
2017-07-19

Observational and Reinforcement Pattern-Learning: An Exploratory Study

Nobuyuki Hanaki, Alan Kirman, and Paul Pezanis-Christou
2017-07-19

Dacura: A New Solution to Data Harvesting and Knowledge Extraction for Archaeology

Peter N. Peregrine, Rob Brennan, Thomas Currie, Kevin Feeney, Pieter François, Peter Turchin, and Harvey Whitehouse
2017-07-19

Social Resilience to Climate-Related Disasters in Ancient Societies: A Test of Two Hypotheses

Peter N. Peregrine
2017-07-19

Prediction and Power in Molecular Sensors: Uncertainty and Dissipation When Conditionally Markovian Channels are Driven by Semi-Markov Environments

Sarah E. Marzen and James P. Crutchfield
2017-07-19

Islands in the Gap: Intertwined Transport and Localization in Structurally Complex Materials

Xincheng Lei, Dowman P. Varn, and James P. Crutchfield
2017-07-19

Spectral Simplicity of Apparent Complexity, Part II: Exact Complexities and Complexity Spectra

Paul M. Riechers and James P. Crutchfield
2017-06-05

Spectral Simplicity of Apparent Complexity, Part I: The Nondiagonalizable Metadynamics of Prediction

Paul M. Riechers and James P. Crutchfield
2017-05-31

Urbanisation and the Division of Labour in the Roman Empire

J. W. Hanson, S. G. Ortman, and José Lobo
2017-05-18

Ecological and Social Dynamics of Territoriality and Hierarchy Formation

Paul L. Hooper, Eric Alden Smith, Timothy A. Kohler, Henry T. Wright, and Hillard S. Kaplan
2017-05-17