The Emergence of Hierarchical Data Structures in Parallel Computation

  • Michel Kerszberg
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 20)


We think of the world in hierarchical manner. When dealing with the objects around us, however, we usually concentrate on one level of the hierarchy at a time. The very possibility of such a separation is in fact a precondition for knowledgeI When several levels of the hierarchy are simultaneously active, as in economics — where natural conditions, individual, corporate and governmental decisions all interact — we say that the situation is “complex”…


Output Space Input String Musical Note Hierarchical Manner Governmental Decision 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Kerszberg
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  1. 1.Institut für Festkörperforschung der KernforschungsanlageJülich GmbHJülichWest Germany

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