Painting by Ray, Oct. 2008 |

Some Tributes to Ray

- By John Markoff, New York Times Obituary
- Obituary by Grace Solomonoff: Ray Solomonoff (1926-2009)
- Song of Ray's death composed and sung by Alex Solomonoff
- By Peter Gacs and Paul Vitanyi, IEEE In Memoriam with a discussion of Ray's life and work
- The Lifeboat Foundation Memorial with a discussion of Ray's life and work
- Tribute by J. Storrs Hall of the Foresight Institute
- Tribute "Ray Solomonoff is no More" by Shubhendu Trivedi
- Organized by David Dowe, Monash University:

the Solomonoff 85th Memorial Conference Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 2011 - The Solomonoff 85th Memorial Conference Proceedings, edited by David Dowe
- Harvard Square Stories

- Ming Li and Paul Vitanyi, "An Introduction to Kolmogorov Complexity and Its Applications"

Springer-Verlag, N.Y., 2008. Book includes historical notes on Solomonoff

as well as a description and analysis of his work.

- Samuel Rathmanner and Marcus Hutter, "A Philosophical Treatise of Universal Induction"

in Entropy 2011, 13, 1076-1136. A very clear philosophical and mathematical analysis

of Solomonoff's Theory of Inductive Inference. - A history of Ray's Work is in the
Wikipedia .

- Grace Solomonoff, "Events Foreseen", biography of Ray and Description of his Theory of Probability and Prediction,

expanded from the biography in Melbourne Proceedings (Springer Pub.)

- An article about Algorithmic Probability is in the
Wikipedia .

- For another detailed description of Algorithmic Probability, see "Algorithmic Probability"

by Marcus Hutter, Shane Legg, and Paul Vitanyi, in the Scholarpedia,(8):2572.

- Peter Gacs and Paul Vitanyi, IEEE In Memoriam
gives an excellent discussion of Ray's work,

with a detailed description of Solomonoff's General Theory of Inductive inference.

- Filip Dolegiewicz, The Importance of Ray Solomonoff's
"An Inductive Inference Machine",

A short film giving an excellent brief overview of "An Inductive Inference Machine"

Solomonoff's 1956 Dartmouth paper on machine learning,

and then describing his development of Algorithmic Probability.

- An article about the General Theory of Inductive Inference, and some of the variants by others

is in the Wikipedia ; parts of this article, however are very uneven

- For a detailed description of Algorithmic Information Theory, see

Algorithmic Information Theory, by Marcus Hutter, in the Scholarpedia, 2(3):2519.