A novel approach to cooking The algorithm: Consider the space of all possible recipes. Enumerate the ingredients per food style (Mexican, Chinese, French, Italian, and so on). Take the subsets of the ingredients per food-style set. Begin with a random choice of initial ingredients. Mix them by following a set of simple cooking rules like baking, […]

# Month: July 2006

## Experimental Metamathematics

Metamathematics is to mathematics what metaphysics is to philosophy. It is about stepping outside the discipline and attempting to grasp it as a single entity/ object of study; it is an investigation into the foundations of mathematics. (For an elucidation of Foundations of Mathematics see http://www.math.psu.edu/simpson/hierarchy.html) Some mathematicians have begun to practice a quasi-empirical brand of mathematics and insist on results for which there […]