Separating Heads and Tails, or Code and Data

Doug Lea (
Fri, 20 Feb 1998 09:58:49 -0500

> If we take a more data-centric approach, we can instead try to
> ascertain behavior from our observations of the system -- the way
> physicists, chemists, etc do. This seems a much more promising approach.

While no one (:-) would seriously agree that this is a promising
computational framework, the paper that has probably pushed it the
Elephant 2000 by John McCarthy
is very much worth reading.