Chapter 12: The Principle of Computational Equivalence

Section 9: Implications for Mathematics and Its Foundations

Speedups in other systems

Multiway systems are almost unique in being able to be sped up just by adding "results" already derived in the multiway system. In other systems, there is no such direct way to insert such results into the rules for the system.

From Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science [citation]