Nice, you are anticipatiing on MGA 2. So if you don't mind I will
"answer" your post in MGA 2, or in comments you will perhaps make
Le 20-nov.-08, à 21:27, Jason Resch a écrit :
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 12:03 PM, Bruno Marchal <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>> The state machine that would represent her in the case of injection
>>> of random noise is a different state machine that would represent
>>> her normally functioning brain.
>> Absolutely so.
> What about the state machine that included the injection of "lucky"
> noise from an outside source vs. one in which all information was
> derived internally from the operation of the state machine itself?
> Would those two differently defined machines not differ and compute
> something different? Even though the computations are identical the
> information that is being computed comes from different sources and so
> carries with it a different "connotation". Though the bits injected
> are identical, they inherently imply a different meaning because the
> state machine in the case of injection has a different structure than
> that of her normally operating brain. I believe the brain can be
> abstracted as a computer/information processing system, but it is not
> simply the computations and the inputs into the logic gates at each
> step that are important, but also the source of the input bits,
> otherwise the computation isn't the same.
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