Re: [OPE] Question to Marxologists: Mode of production

From: Dave Zachariah <>
Date: Mon Sep 01 2008 - 12:46:37 EDT

on 2008-08-30 20:42 Paul Cockshott wrote:
> I think that to make progress here one has to work with some sort
> of probabalistic process algebra. I have not done any work on these
> algebras since the early 90s, but since then I believe that one LOTOS
> has become quite well accepted.
> EWssentially we have linked markov processes and have to conceptualise
> the linkages between them and how these affect transition probabilities
> or fluxes.

I don't know how the LOTOS algebra looks but the idea is appealing. I
was simply thinking in terms of a transition matrix for the different
configurations of forces of production and that different modes of
productions would have different transition matrices.

//Dave Z
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