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Emergent computation in Plants

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 09:54:25 -0300 (CLST)

Not sure that this is saying anything new - it's from Mefi, which recently
found the idea that brains change when you learn something as worthy of
note - but it scores high on the wow scale -

PDF download (which crashed my Acrobat reader!) -

Nature article - http://www.nature.com/nsu/040119/040119-5.html

This blog entry *is* interesting - especially the aside about evolving to
the edge of chaos (or not) -

For more on chaos in general, this excellent book -

Main links from kliuless on Mefi - http://www.metafilter.com/mefi/30880


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