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CATEGORY: Undecidability, Uncomputability, and Unpredictability Essay Contest (2019-2020) [back]
TOPIC: Determinancy becomes unpredictable, uncomputable and undecidable by Bruce E Camber [refresh]
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Author Bruce E Camber wrote on Mar. 8, 2020 @ 17:03 GMT
Essay Abstract

A simple mathematical model of the universe defines a range of domains, the dynamics of which are determinant and are also understood to inculcate the following: decidability [1], computability [2], and predictability [3]. Then comes a range of domains, the dynamics of which transition to indeterminate, yet become a very real transmogrification to Undecidability [4], Uncomputability [5], and Unpredictability [6]. By applying base-2 exponentiation to the Planck base units, the universe is parsed within 202 notations wherein which those domains can be further defined. There is a domain of perfection with no quantum fluctuations and a much larger domain of imperfection where quantum fluctuations become dominant.

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1970: Engaged the 1935 EPR Paradox at the Boston Colloquium for the Philosophy of Science 1977: Victor Weisskopf (MIT) and Lew Kowarski (BU) opened the way to visit with John Bell at CERN. 1979: Coordinated a project at MIT to explore first principles as represented by 77 peer-selected, leading-living scholars. 1980: Worked with O. Costa de Beauregard and Jean-Pierre Vigier at the Institut Henri Poincaré. 2011: Challenged high school geometry classes to use base-2 exponential notation to follow the interior structure of basic geometries from the Planck Length and to the edges of the Observable Universe.

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Jack James wrote on Mar. 8, 2020 @ 22:54 GMT
Very cool and really interesting. Will take me a fair bit of time to digest, but I think the linked model and the discussion are fantastic, thanks.

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Author Bruce E Camber replied on Mar. 9, 2020 @ 15:13 GMT
Thank you, Jack! Given my wife's extraordinary patience with me, I had to show her your response. It has been a long time (since December 2011) living with this model and it is about time it gets kicked around. Either it gets put out out to pasture (to die of old age) or it gets specially-and-critically textured and tailored to sit up straight and participate within this marching band we call reality! It's a scrappy little model; if it's worthy, it'll need a lot of work to begin doing some of the heavy lifting!

Thanks, again Jack.

-Bruce http://81018.com/alphabetical

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Wilhelmus de Wilde de Wilde wrote on Mar. 9, 2020 @ 10:49 GMT
Dear Bruce,

My attention was directly attracted when you mentioned the Planck units.

However, you take them as a sole starting point of our Universe. You are right when you argue that they are NOT non-dimensional. BUT…going behind them is in my approach entering a non-dimensional point from where our realities emerge.

What I wonder about is when you are constructing space with Planck-spheres what is in-between these spheres, or am I understanding you now wrong?

I value your thinking (I have a subscription to “Our Universe in 202 Doublings) I don’t think that any of us (of course including myself) has the end-theory nor the reference of reference. If interested in my model pls see my participation in the contest .

Best regards and success in the contest

Wilhelmus de Wilde

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Author Bruce E Camber replied on Mar. 9, 2020 @ 18:49 GMT
So very good to hear from you, Wilhelmus! It is wonderful how the tools of the web help us to find each other. Even though I am clearly outside the academic mainstream, my very first encounter with your work was with "Realities Out of Total Simultaneity" (goes to your abstract). And, of course, I thoroughly enjoyed your response to my webpage: posted on January 5, 2019

At that time, my wife and I were in the process of moving. I am happy to report we are finally moved into a new, smaller home and we are getting settled in.

By the way, I am glad to have your latest article from within FQXi: Your FQXi article I'll start going through it most carefully.

Now, let me address your comments and question, "...what is in-between these spheres?" First, I never thought to ask! And quite possibly, there is a little less than nothing, not even the aether. Yet, within a few notations, I would guess that tetrahedrons and octahedrons begin filling all the space created by those planckspheres. Let me give a bit more thought... perhaps I can come up with a more satisfying answer. Thanks for asking! -Bruce

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Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta wrote on Mar. 11, 2020 @ 08:12 GMT
Prof Camber,

'A simple mathematical model of the universe' is a simple and good unique presentation!

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Author Bruce E Camber replied on Mar. 16, 2020 @ 23:24 GMT
It surely is fascinating to be introduced to such a diversity of people in such a short time. I have been on several of your websites; my goodness, you have been working hard! I am now on your FQXi essay as well: A properly deciding, Computing and Predicting new theory’s Philosophy by Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta: https://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/3416 and I will work through that first! Thank you for you very gentle-and-polite comment. -Bruce

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Satyavarapu Naga Parameswara Gupta replied on Apr. 22, 2020 @ 10:05 GMT
Thank you for your nice words on my essay. Thank you you for giving a meberable essay with lots of references. An essay worth preserving for viewing at a later date.

I am giving my best appreciation just now

Best wishes

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Author Bruce E Camber wrote on Apr. 23, 2020 @ 17:18 GMT
Bruce Camber re-uploaded the file Camber_3u.pdf for the essay entitled "Determinancy becomes unpredictable, uncomputable and undecidable" on 2020-04-23 17:17:58 UTC.

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