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About this site: April 2018

This site contains most of my published work including books, invited chapters, scientific papers and software as well as more general topics. It does not contain items as published, only their early forms to protect publisher's investments.

Download what you like. You may use all or part of these works provided you acknowledge their author(s) and this site as their source. The copyright remains with me.

I gave up with Wordpress as, although pretty, it is neither reliable nor secure. I went back to this old system I wrote years ago which has no hackable database behind it. The equations I produced using CodeCogs with grateful thanks.

September 2017

Conservation of Hartley-Shannon Information (CoHSI) in discrete systems

The length distribution of discrete systems such as the complete Proteome, collections of Software in any language and digital Music all obey the following equation

which for components large compared with their alphabet asymptotes to a power-law

It has nothing to do with natural selection, human volition or any other action other than the natural behaviour of large random systems. It is an emergent property and in important ways, software and protein structural properties are therefore identical.

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Heiland Lecture, CSM, Golden CO, 07-Mar-2018

NIST Lecture, Boulder CO, 06-Mar-2018

May 2015

Conservation of Information in Proteins

In proteins, CoHSI predicts the remarkable constancy of average protein length and also why very long proteins exist. PLOS ONE download

Like all my recent work, complete computational reproducibility packages are provided which are capable of reproducing each diagram, table and statistical result using entirely open source. As an example, for this paper it can be found at Reproducibility package

and a tutorial in how to build reproductibility packages is given here. How to build reproducibility packages

April 2014

Software's Hidden Clockwork

Just like proteins, all software systems have a hidden clockwork which forces them into the same component size distribution whatever they do, whoever wrote them and whatever technology or language was used. Just watch as 100 million lines of C, C++, Java, Fortran, Ada and Tcl-Tk asymptote to the CoHSI distribution in 1/2 million line chunks.

IEEE TSE preprint

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