Index



J combinator, 1123

Jacobi, Carl G. J. (Germany, 1804-1851)
and sums of four squares, 910

JacobiP (Jacobi polynomial)
and trinomial coefficients, 1091

JacobiSN (Jacobi elliptic function)
asymptotic oscillation of, 917
and background for PDE, 924
and logistic map formulas, 1098
in solution of spinning top, 1133

JacobiSymbol
and Hadamard matrices, 1073
and quadratic residues, 1090
and spectra, 1081

Jacquard, Joseph-Marie (France, 1752-1834)
and programmable looms, 1107

Jamming-resistant radio
and shift registers, 878

Jansky, Karl G. (USA, 1905-1950)
and radio astronomy, 1188

Japanese work on CAs, 877

Java (computer language)
and chaos experiments, 919
and computer communication, 1182
as example of language, 1109
and register machines, 101

Jellies
large alkanes as, 1194

Jen, Erica (USA, 1952- )
in Preface, xiii
and rule 30, 871

Jet stream, 1001

Jets
turbulence in, 377

Jevons, W. Stanley (England, 1835-1882)
and logic machines, 1107

Job, Book of
and understanding nature, 876

Johnson noise, 968

Join
in lattice theory, 1153

Join (join lists)
as associative function, 1094
basic example of, 853
evaluation chains based on, 1095
theorems about, 1168

Joint denial
as name for Nor, 1173

Joints
characteristic shapes of, 1183

Jones, James P. (USA/Canada, 1941- )
and Diophantine equations, 1161

Josephus problem, 909

Joule, James P. (England, 1818-1889)
and nature of heat, 1019

JPEG compression, 573, 1074

Judaism
and free will, 1135
and human uniqueness, 1195
as rejecting animism, 1195

Judgement
as crucial in modelling, 365
in social sciences, 9

Julesz, Bela (Hungary/USA, 1928- )
and texture perception, 1076

Julia, Gaston M. (France, 1893-1978)
and iterated maps, 879

Julia sets, 933, 934
analog of in tree space set, 1006

Junctional calculus, 803, 1170
possible models of, 805
theorems in, 813

Jupiter
and extraterrestrial life, 1179
radio emissions from, 1187
Red Spot of, 377, 999