Re: [Fis] Simple amswer: NOT!

2018-03-07 Thread Dr. Plamen L. Simeonov
Dea FISes, with respect to this big data and machine learning cults today, which I consider as somewhat useful fragments of a much bigger paradigm but not the non-plus-ultra tendency in science, let me ask you a bit different question: What do you think about the other more interesting

Re: [Fis] Simple amswer: NOT!

2018-03-07 Thread Mark Johnson
You'll be amused by this on Pavlov and Kornosky by Heinz Von Foerster... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BomO7pbSVNA The message is that one must be careful where one draws one's distinctions What you call data-ism is a bit like the bell without the clapper ;-) -Original Message- From:

Re: [Fis] Simple amswer: NOT!

2018-03-07 Thread Karl Javorszky
Dear Krassimir, Formalism is nice, but it can be unreasonable. Your example of 2 naked men on a beach can be made simpler by adding a dog, a sausage and a whistle. Person A (the dog's owner) sounds the whistle. The dog is apparently used to being fed and runs up, waging its tail. Can 1)

[Fis] Is Dataism the end of classical hypothesis-driven research and the beginning of data-correlation-driven research?

2018-03-07 Thread Alberto J. Schuhmacher
Dear FIS Colleagues, I very much appreciate this opportunity to discuss with all of you. My mentors and science teachers taught me that Science had a method, rules and procedures that should be followed and pursued rigorously and with perseverance. The scientific research needed to be preceded