- D.P. Feldman. Chaos
and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction. Oxford University
Press. 2012. See also the website
for the book.

### Articles

- A.E. Demeo, D.P. Feldman, and
M.L. Peterson. A
Human Ecological Approach to Energy Literacy through Hands-On
Projects: An Essential Component of Effectively Addressing
Climate Change.
*Journal of Sustainability Education*. 4. Jan, 2013.

- M.D. Robinson, D.P. Feldman, and
S.R. McKay. Local
Entropy and Structure in a Two-Dimensional Frustrated
System.
*Chaos*. 23(3):037114. 2011. - D.P. Feldman, C.S. McTague, and
J.P. Crutchfield. The
Organization of Intrinsic Computation: Complexity-Entropy Diagrams
and the Diversity of Natural Information Processing.
*Chaos*.**18**:043106. 2008. DOI: 10.1063/1.2991106. Also available at: arXiv:0806.4789v1. - D.P. Feldman and J.P. Crutchfield, Synchronizing to Periodicity: The
Transient Information and Synchronization Time of Periodic
Sequences.
*Advances in Complex Systems*.**7**(3-4): 329-355, 2004. - D.P. Feldman and J.P. Crutchfield, Structural Information in
Two-Dimensional Patterns: Entropy Convergence and Excess Entropy.
*Physical Review E*.**67**:051104. 2003. - J.P. Crutchfield and D.P. Feldman,
Regularities Unseen, Randomness Observed: The Entropy Convergence
Hierarchy.
*Chaos*,**15**: 25-54. 2003. - J.P. Crutchfield and D.P. Feldman, Synchronizing to the Environment:
Information Theoretic Constraints on Agent Learning.
*Advances in Complex Systems*,**4**:251-264, 2001. - J. P. Crutchfield, D. P. Feldman, and C. R. Shalizi, Comment I on ``Simple Measure for
Complexity''.
Physical Review E,
**62**:(2), pp. 2996-7, 2000. - D. P. Feldman,
Computational Mechanics of Classical Spin Systems,
Ph.D. Dissertation, Physics Department, University of
California, Davis, (September, 1998).
- D.P. Feldman and J. P. Crutchfield, Discovering Non-critical
Organization: Statistical Mechanical, Information Theoretic,
and Computational Views of Patterns in Simple One-Dimensional
Spin Systems. Santa Fe Institute Working Paper 98-04-026.
- D. P. Feldman and J.P. Crutchfield, Statistical Measures of Complexity:
Why? Physics Letters A,
**238**:(4-5), 244-252, 1998. - J. P. Crutchfield and D. P. Feldman, Statistical Complexity of Simple
One-Dimensional Spin Systems, Physical Review E,
**55**:(2), R1239-42. 1997.

- Review of "Complex and Adaptive Dynamical Systems".
*Physics Today*, 62(7):58-9, July 2009.

- Review of "Monte Carlo Methods in Statistical Physics", by
M.E.J. Newman and G.T. Barkema.
*Computers in Science and Engineering*,**2**:73-4, 2000.

- You might also want to look at a set of lecture notes on information theory,
entropy convergence and computational mechanics that I developed.
These should provide a moderately gentle introduction to many of the
theoretical tools I use in my research.

(Last Updated August 2012.)