[Fis] Pedro's 10 Theses

2017-09-16 Thread Stanley N Salthe
Here I indicate my understanding of Pedro's statements on information STAN 10 PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SCIENCE 1. Information is information, neither matter nor energy. S: I have information as a perceptible result of interaction, which may be embodied in matter and/or energy

Re: [Fis] INFORMATION: JUST A MATTER OF MATH

2017-09-16 Thread Francesco Rizzo
Cari Tutti, per com-prendere l'esistenza e la conoscenza esiste un'unica legge: quella dell'informazione. Materia, energia, spazio, tempo, etc., non sono altro che informazione materiale, informazione energetica, informazione spaziale, informazione temporale, etc. Sono pervenuto anch'io (ma non

Re: [Fis] INFORMATION: JUST A MATTER OF MATH

2017-09-16 Thread Mark Johnson
Dear Arturo, all, First of all, thank you to Pedro for exciting the list again - I was missing it! I have sympathy with Arturo's position, not because I am a mathematician (I'm not), but because I get tired of the "posturing" that qualitative positions produce among academics. I work in

Re: [Fis] INFORMATION: JUST A MATTER OF MATH

2017-09-16 Thread Christophe Menant
Interesting points Guy, Let me proposed a few things that can come in addition. “Fitness” could be worded “conformance to a demand”, or “satisfaction of a constraint”. And there we are talking about existing relations, like satisfying a ”stay alive” constraint for animals, a ”look for happiness