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Michael Winter

Approximating Omega

Label: Edition Wandelweiser

Format: CD

Genre: Experimental

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text adapted from gregory chaitin's 1994 book the limits of mathematics muirgen éléonore gourgues (reading) judith hamann (violoncello) with samples contributed by: omás Cabado, Raven Chacon, Yiannis Christofides, Alan Courtis, John Eagle, Carmina Escobar, Bryan Eubanks, Jacqueline George, Tom Johnson, David Kant, Aj Kluth, Ulrich Krieger, Juan Sebastián Lach Lau, Ingrid Lee, John Lely, Todd Lerew, Heather Lockie, Scott Mclaughlin, Ezequiel Menalled, Ian Mikyska, Pablo Riera, Dean Rosenthal, Karen Santana, James Saunders, Marcus Schmickler, Elliot Simpson, Mark So, Laura Steenberge, Adrian Tenney, Philip Thomas, Samuel Vriezen, Lucie Vítková, Manfred Werder, Byron Westbrook, Michael Winter And Melike Yersiz arranged by Aidan Reynolds And Michael Winter for gregory chaitin michael winter (piano) a realization of a subset of ‘omega’ (or chaitin’s constant): a maximally complex, incomputable number defined as the halting probability for some universal, prefix-free turing machine. the subset of omega used for this realization (given by the bit string on the cover) is presented in the 2002 article by cristian calude et al. entitled computing a glimpse of randomness.

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Cat. number: EWR 1718
Year: 2018