In your Shannon Exonerata paper you have an example of three strings, their
entropies and their mutual information. I very much admire this paper and
particularly the critique of Shannon and the emphasis on the apophatic, but
some things puzzle me. If these are strings of a living
Dear Krassimir and friends
I often follow Fis discussions with much interest but rarely contribute.
However, your current information/data debate is too good to miss; beautifully
summarised by Krassimir's simple equation, using carefully chosen entities.
Don't quite get the d=r.
It seems to
You have my permission.
From: Fis on behalf of Krassimir Markov
Sent: Monday, October 9, 2017 5:32:59 AM
To: Foundation of Information Science
Subject: [Fis] I agree with your
> A perspectival shift can help of the kind that Gregory Bateson once talked
> about. When we look at a hand, do we see five fingers or four spaces?
> Discourses are a bit like fingers, aren't they?
The absence of the absent was a major theme of Bateson's, and he
criticized physics for
Thank you for your comment.
In the draft version of my post, mentioning the last Nobel Prize award I
have followed it by a remark:
All FISers pretend to be Einstein; no one bothers himself with a (LIGO)
Then I decided that the phrase is unnecessary
thank you for undertaking this project of an "Anthology of Contemporary
Ideas on Information".
Let me take up your kind encouragement (not published in fis) and offer the
following contribution (through fis, in order to be able to request the
colleagues to offer their comments:
Dear Yixin, Sung, Terry, Mark, and FIS Colleagues,
I agree with your considerations!
Let me remark that the General Information Theory is much more than a
single concept. You have seen that I have some answers in advance due to
already developed theory.
What is important now is to finish this
Which "information paradigm" is not a discourse framed by the education system?
The value of the discussion about information - circular though it appears to
be - is that we float between discourses. This is a strength. But it is also
the reason why we might feel we're not getting anywhere!