from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of self-similarity.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
As composers, we tend to stick with formulas that work for us, and these formulas usually exhibit self-similarities on many levels.
Goldwasser and Bellare discuss, in the same chapter, PRNGs, removing self-similarities from physical sources, and proofs that some PRNGs may be theoretically, but not computationally, breakable.