Re: [Fis] Essential Core?

2016-07-08 Thread Alex Hankey
Shannon was dealing with the problem of mutually compatible encodings such as comes up in the theory of cyphers etc, and arises in the control of machines a la Wiener. He adopted the term 'Information Theory' at the suggestion of Jon Von Neumann, and everyone accepted the appellation. What an

Re: [Fis] Essential Core?

2016-07-08 Thread Rafael Capurro
Alex a main problem I see with Brillouin (the same as with Shannon) https://www.bibnum.education.fr/calculinformatique/theorie-de-l-information/naissance-de-la-theorie-de-l-information is that he speaks about the transmission of information (with regard to Shannon), while in fact it is a message

Re: [Fis] Essential Core?

2016-07-08 Thread Alex Hankey
John, I read the English translation of Science and Information theory in 1976 and was profoundly influenced by it. I started doing so because I was trying to understand conscious awareness at that time, and it struck me that information theory was the closest thing to it in science at the time.

Re: [Fis] Essential Core?

2016-07-08 Thread John Collier
Comment inserted below yours. John Collier Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Associate University of KwaZulu-Natal http://web.ncf.ca/collier From: Fis [mailto:fis-boun...@listas.unizar.es] On Behalf Of Michel Godron Sent: Friday, 08 July 2016 4:52 PM To: fis@listas.unizar.es;

Re: [Fis] Essential Core?

2016-07-08 Thread Michel Godron
My responses are in red Bien reçu votre message. MERCI. Cordialement. M. Godron Le 08/07/2016 à 14:42, Pedro C. Marijuan a écrit : Dear FIS Colleagues, Some brief responses to the different parties: Marcus: there were several sessions dealing with info physics, where I remember some

Re: [Fis] Essential Core?

2016-07-08 Thread Pedro C. Marijuan
Dear FIS Colleagues, Some brief responses to the different parties: Marcus: there were several sessions dealing with info physics, where I remember some historical connotations with mechanics emerged. Mostly 1998 and 2002 chaired by Koichiro Matsuno and 2004 by Michel Petitjean. Afterwards