• Born year: 1954
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Norman Packard

Norman Harry Packard (born 1954 in Billings, Montana) is a chaos theory physicist and one of the founders of the Prediction Company and ProtoLife. He is an alumnus of Reed College and the University of California, Santa Cruz[citation needed]. Packard is known for his contributions to both chaos theory and cellular automata. He also coined the phrase "the edge of chaos".