(message I, from Michel Petitjean about the contents of the COST Proposal) -- Dear All, I would just add two points: (1) In the paragraph: There is information in cells... it would be useful to add that information is stored in data banks as
(message II, responses from Díaz Nafría and Rafael Capurro) -- Dear Michel: Thank you for your good remarks. I agree about both. Of course, data banks may be considered in the list. In any case, that list should be too long if it were exhaustive.
Dear all, Comments from Michel and Rafael bring up an aspect of the proposal that has perhaps been underestimated. It is the interpretation of information which generates its content, its meaning. From “Information in cells” to “information for cells” we precisely have the interpretating
Addressing Michel's posting -- I would interpret 'denumerability' as used here as an externalist concept, compared with 'amount' of information (this amount left vague) as being closer to the internalist view that might be held within the cell itself. Scientists may try to assess how much