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Computational mechanics

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To read

“This article introduces both a new algorithm for reconstructing epsilon-machines from data, as well as the decisional states. These are defined as the internal states of a system that lead to the same decision, based on a user-provided utility or pay-off function.”

To understand

Are there actual applications of this to actual physics, or is this keyword purely the mule offspring of physics and computer science?