I was looking at this paper about "Low complexity art" which involves kolmogorov complexity and I was wondering of when did that complexity theory began being applied to other things that aren't purely mathematical.

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    $\begingroup$ From the beginning? Solomonoff's 1960 report already talked about extrapolating text passages and curve fitting for a list of temperatures. Wallace and Boulton applied it to statistical classification in 1968. $\endgroup$ – Conifold Aug 27 '20 at 5:30

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