# 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

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