Re: [Fis] If always n>0 why we need log

2018-06-03 Thread Sungchul Ji
. All the best. Sung From: Krassimir Markov Sent: Sunday, June 3, 2018 12:06 PM To: Foundation of Information Science Cc: Sungchul Ji Subject: If always n>0 why we need log Dear Sung, A simple question: If always n>0 why we need log in I = -log_2(m/n) = -

Re: [Fis] If always n>0 why we need log

2018-06-03 Thread Sungchul Ji
the best. Sung From: Krassimir Markov Sent: Sunday, June 3, 2018 12:06:54 PM To: Foundation of Information Science Cc: Sungchul Ji Subject: If always n>0 why we need log Dear Sung, A simple question: If always n>0 why we need log in I = -log_2(m/n) = -

Re: [Fis] The information-entropy relation clarified: The New Jerseyator

2018-06-03 Thread Sungchul Ji
If you diectect any, please let me know. With All the best. Sung From: Fis on behalf of Sungchul Ji Sent: Sunday, June 3, 2018 12:13:11 AM To: 'fis' Subject: [Fis] The information-entropy relation clarified: The New Jerseyator Hi FISers, One simple (and

[Fis] The information-entropy relation clarified: The New Jerseyator

2018-06-02 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, One simple (and may be too simple) way to distinguish between information and entropy may be as follows: (i) Define information (I) as in Eq. (1) I = -log_2(m/n) = - log_2 (m) + log_2(n) (1) where n is

[Fis] Sound-induced Faraday waves in water droplets: The Effects of System Sizes

2018-05-31 Thread Sungchul Ji
ted in the abstract to the 2017 Biophysical Society Annual Meeting [6] which is reproduced below: "261-Pos Board B26 Protein Folding as a Resonance Phenomenon, with Folding Free Energies Determined by Protein-Hydration Shell Interactions Sungchul Ji. Pharmacology and Toxicology, Rutg

Re: [Fis] Are there 3 kinds of motions in physics and biology?

2018-05-08 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi Michel, Thank you for your informative comments and helpful suggestions in your earlier post (which I happened to have deleted by accident). In any case I have a copy of the post so I can answer your questions raised therein. (1) I am defining the Planckian information, I_P, as the

[Fis] Are there 3 kinds of motions in physics and biology?

2018-05-06 Thread Sungchul Ji
of the short talk is given below: Short talk to be presented at the 119th Statistical Mechanics Conference, Rutgers University, Piscataway, N.J., May 6-9, 2018). Planckian Information may be to Info-Statistical Mechanics what Boltzmann Entropy is to Statistical Mechanics. Sungchul Ji, Department

Re: [Fis] Fw: The 'Shirasawa phenomenon' or the 'Shirasawa effect"

2018-05-06 Thread Sungchul Ji
., light as either wave or particle depending on how it is measured). I can send you the reference if needed. Sung From: karl javorszky <umok.vede...@gmail.com> Sent: Friday, May 4, 2018 2:50:50 PM To: Sungchul Ji Cc: Stanley N. Salthe; fis Subject: Re: [F

Re: [Fis] Fw: The 'Shirasawa phenomenon' or the 'Shirasawa effect"

2018-05-03 Thread Sungchul Ji
ances]]] Perhaps your suggestion is involved here as well! STAN On Sat, Apr 28, 2018 at 5:17 PM, Sungchul Ji <s...@pharmacy.rutgers.edu<mailto:s...@pharmacy.rutgers.edu>> wrote: Hi Arthur and FISers, Thank you for asking an important question. The reason epigenetics (defined here as th

[Fis] Fw: The 'Shirasawa phenomenon' or the 'Shirasawa effect"

2018-04-20 Thread Sungchul Ji
be downloaded free of charge. Best. Sung From: Sungchul Ji Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2018 11:02 AM To: FIS FIS Cc: Sergey Petoukhov; dani...@shirasawa-acl.net; John Stuart Reid; sayer ji; sji.confor...@gmail.com; x...@chemistry.harvard.edu; sbur

Re: [Fis] A Paradox

2018-02-26 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, I am not sure whether I am a Procrustes (bed) or a Peirce (triadomaniac), but I cannot help but seeing an ITR (irreducible Triadic Relation) among Text, Context and Meaning, as depicted in Figure 1. f

[Fis] ITR (Irreducible Triadic Relation) in Plato's Cave Allegory (PCA)

2018-02-24 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, (1) Perhaps this has been discussed already either on this lsit or elsewhere, i.e, the possible connection between the Irreducible Triadic Relation (ITR) and Plato's Allegory of the Cave (PAC). Regardless, I would like to propose below my own version of the relation between ITR

Re: [Fis] The unification of the theories of information based on the cateogry theory

2018-02-08 Thread Sungchul Ji
; Sent: Thursday, February 8, 2018 2:56:11 AM To: Terrence W. DEACON Cc: Fis,; Sungchul Ji Subject: Re: [Fis] The unification of the theories of information based on the cateogry theory Caro Terry estensibile a tutti, è sempre un piacere leggerTi e capirTi. La general theory of information è

[Fis] The unification of the theories of information based on the cateogry theory

2018-02-07 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, On 10/8/2017, Terry wrote: " So basically, I am advocating an effort to broaden our discussions and recognize that the term information applies in diverse ways to many different contexts. And because of this it is important to indicate the framing, whether physical, formal,

Re: [Fis] Summing up: New Year Lecture

2018-01-24 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi John, Pedro, and FISers (1) I agree with John that there must exist a set of the principles, laws or concepts that apply universally, from molecules to cells to human brains to the cosmos. But the millions dollar question is what are these principles, laws and concepts? (2) I disagree

Re: [Fis] Response to Sungchul. Generative Logic

2018-01-14 Thread Sungchul Ji
ary 14, 2018 10:32 AM To: Loet Leydesdorff; Joseph Brenner; Terrence W. DEACON; Alex Hankey; Fis, Cc: Emanuel Diamant; Sungchul Ji Subject: RE: [Fis] Response to Sungchul. Generative Logic Dear Pedro Their seems to be some malfunction in the system. Three comments – the last one to Sung

Re: [Fis] I salute to Sungchul

2018-01-13 Thread Sungchul Ji
ex Hankey <alexhan...@gmail.com> Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2018 12:24 AM To: Sungchul Ji Cc: Emanuel Diamant; fis@listas.unizar.es Subject: Re: [Fis] I salute to Sungchul And what about the Kinds of Information that you cannot put in a data set? The information that makes you turn your head

Re: [Fis] I salute to Sungchul

2018-01-12 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi Emmanuel and FISers, Thank you, Emmanuel, for your generous remarks. It is heartening to know that our ideas converge, although we carried out our research independently of each other, a clear example of consilience. (1) I like and agree with the Kolomogorov quote you cited in [1]:

Re: [Fis] New Year Lecture

2018-01-11 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi Pedro, John and other FISers, (1) Thank you John for the succinct summary of your cell-based evolutionary theory. As I indicated offline, I too proposed a cell-based evolutionary theory in 2012 [1] and compared it with the gene-centered evolutionary theory of Zeldovich and Shankhnovich

Re: [Fis] Social information, Sociotype

2017-12-22 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi Emanuel, Pedro & Fishers, Emanuel is rasing an important point. It is clear that the duality of genetic and epigenetic informations is fundamental. But I think the triadicity of genotype, phenotype, and sociotype is as important and fundametnal, if we interpret the triadicity to mean

Re: [Fis] Comes the Revolution. The Real

2017-12-16 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi Joseph, Sorry for my mis-spelling your first name in my previous email. Sung From: Fis on behalf of Joseph Brenner Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:56 AM To: 'Søren Brier'; 'fis' Subject: Re:

Re: [Fis] Comes the Revolution. The Real

2017-12-16 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi Joeph, You wrote on December 16 as follows: " Sungchul’s intuition of an “irreversible triadic relation” reflects the power of triads as cognitive attractors, but discussion is blocked by his use of the word ‘irreversible’, required by the underlying idealist Peircean structure of his

[Fis] Decoding the Cell Language: The role of PDE and its derivative, the Planck-Shannon plot, in identifying MOLECULAR TEXTS

2017-12-06 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, (1) In 1997 [9], I defined the cell language as follows: "Cell language is a self-organizing system of molecules, some of which encode, act as signs for, or trigger, gene-directed cell processes." So defined the cell language shares many qualitative similarities or principles

Re: [Fis] Is there a boundary between genetic informatics and genetics?

2017-12-06 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi Xueshan and FISers, Thanks for your generous comments. (1) You are probably right that "Genetics is an information science, the first and most fully developed information science." It seems to be more real. (2) In Sung’s statement, imitating human linguistics of letters, words,

Re: [Fis] some notes

2017-11-17 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, I find it convenient to define communication as an irreducibly triadic process (physical, chemical, biological, physiological, or mental). I identify such a triadic process with the Peircean semiosis (or the sign process) often represented as the following diagram which is

Re: [Fis] TR: some notes

2017-11-13 Thread Sungchul Ji
Pedro wrote: "3. About logics in the pre-science, Joseph is quite right demanding that discussion to accompany principles or basic problems. Actually principles, rules, theories, etc. are interconnected or should be by a logic (or several logics?) in order to give validity and coherence to the

[Fis] Two kinds of the Planckian Information -- the First (I_PF)and the Second Kind (I_PS)

2017-10-29 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, (I) In the post dated March 21, 2017, I attached a file entitled "What is the Planckian information ?". The Planckian information (symbolized by I_P) is defined as the binary logarithm of the ratio between the area under the curve (AUC) of PDE (Planckian Distribution Equation;

Re: [Fis] Data - Reflection - Information

2017-10-27 Thread Sungchul Ji
s or corrections would be welcome. Sung From: Terrence W. DEACON <dea...@berkeley.edu> Sent: Sunday, October 8, 2017 8:30 PM To: Sungchul Ji Cc: KrassimirMarkov; foundationofinformationscience; 钟义信 Subject: Re: [Fis] Data - Reflection - Information Agai

Re: [Fis] A PROPOSAL ABOUT THE DEFINITION OF INFORMATION

2017-10-14 Thread Sungchul Ji
From: tozziart...@libero.it <tozziart...@libero.it> Sent: Friday, October 13, 2017 6:02 PM To: Sungchul Ji Cc: fis@listas.unizar.es Subject: Re[2]: Re: [Fis] A PROPOSAL ABOUT THE DEFINITION OF INFORMATION Dear Sung, I'm sorry, but the "Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics"

Re: [Fis] A PROPOSAL ABOUT THE DEFINITION OF INFORMATION

2017-10-13 Thread Sungchul Ji
nt/uploads/2014/03/Schroedinger_paradox.pdf ________ From: tozziart...@libero.it <tozziart...@libero.it> Sent: Friday, October 13, 2017 4:43 AM To: Sungchul Ji; fis@listas.unizar.es Subject: R: Re: [Fis] A PROPOSAL ABOUT THE DEFINITION OF INFORMATION Dear Sun

Re: [Fis] A PROPOSAL ABOUT THE DEFINITION OF INFORMATION

2017-10-12 Thread Sungchul Ji
;fis-boun...@listas.unizar.es><mailto:fis-boun...@listas.unizar.es> de la part de Terrence W. DEACON <dea...@berkeley.edu><mailto:dea...@berkeley.edu> Envoyé : lundi 9 octobre 2017 02:30 À : Sungchul Ji Cc : foundationofinformationscience Objet : Re: [Fis] Data - Reflection -

Re: [Fis] I agree with your considerations.

2017-10-09 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi Krassimir, You have my permission. Good luck. Sung 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

Re: [Fis] Data - Reflection - Information

2017-10-08 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, Recent discussions on information on this list reminds me of one of the main principles of signs advanced by Ferdinand de Saussure (1859-1913) -- the arbitrariness of linguistic signs. In contrast, Peirce (1839-1914), a chemist-turned-logician-philosopher, seems to have

Re: [Fis] Heretic

2017-10-05 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, If the "information periodic table" approach to Information Science is right, which was described on this list a few days ago, the following predictions may be made: (1) Just as there are a finite number of elements in the chemical periodic table that account for all the

[Fis] Information Periodic Table (IPT) or the Periodic Table of Information Science (PTIS)

2017-10-03 Thread Sungchul Ji
y". One is optimistic that the recent incorporation of John Torday, plus Shungchul Ji and others, may lead to a thought-collective capable of illuminating the panorama of biological information. (shouldn't we make an effort to incorporate other relevant parties, also interested in bi

Re: [Fis] Principles of IS

2017-09-23 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi Fisers, I agree. Communication may be the key concept in developing a theory of informaton. Just as it is impossible to define what energy is without defining the thermodynamic system under consideration (e.g., energy is conserved only in an isolated system and not in closed or open

Re: [Fis] Causation is transfer of information

2017-03-30 Thread Sungchul Ji
atural or artificial; g = mathematical modeling; h = grounding, correspondence, or information flow. (3) (to be continued) All the best. Sung From: Søren Brier <sbr@cbs.dk> Sent: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 7:06 PM To: Sungchul Ji; Terrence W. DEACON;

Re: [Fis] Causation is transfer of information

2017-03-29 Thread Sungchul Ji
sbr@cbs.dk> Sent: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:10 PM To: Sungchul Ji; Terrence W. DEACON; John Collier Cc: fis Subject: RE: [Fis] Causation is transfer of information Dear Sung I suggest you call this your own theory and make your own definitions of terms, because you confuse

Re: [Fis] Information: a metaphysical word

2017-03-27 Thread Sungchul Ji
Hi FISers, I wonder some of he controversies surrounding information can be traced to conflating TYPE and TOKENS. For example, apples and oranges (tokens) are not the same but they are all species of the fruit (type). Likewise the information exchanged among non-living systems like

Re: [Fis] PLANCKIAN INFORMATION: A NEW MEASURE OF ORDER (From S. Ji)

2017-03-23 Thread Sungchul Ji
What is the Planckian information ? SUNGCHUL JI Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers University s...@pharmacy.rutgers.edu<mailto:s...@pharmacy.rutgers.edu> The Planckian information (I_P) is defined as the information produced (or used) by the so-ca