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

2018-06-03 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
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Re: [Fis] A Paradox

2018-02-26 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
understand this paradox? > > > > Best wishes, > > Xueshan > > ___ > Fis mailing list > Fis@listas.unizar.es > http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis > > -- Professor Terrence W. Deacon University of California, Berkeley ___ Fis mailing list Fis@listas.unizar.es http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis

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

2018-02-07 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
habets, i.e., the one with n = 1. >> When n = 3, for example, we have the so-called 3rd-order genetic alphabet >> with 4^3 = 64 letters each consisting of 3 nucleotides, resulting in the >> familiar codon table. Thus, the 64 genetic codons are not words as widely >> thought (including myself

[Fis] Biosemiotics

2018-02-04 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
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Re: [Fis] I salute to Sungchul

2018-01-13 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
ke to express my pleasure with the current state of our >> discourse – an evident attempt to reach a more common understanding about >> information issues and to enrich preliminary given assessments. >> >> In this regard, I would like to add my comment to Sungchul’s post of >> J

Re: [Fis] some notes

2017-11-17 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
On communication: "Communication" needs to be more carefully distinguished from mere transfer of physical differences from location to location and time to time. Indeed, any physical transfer of physical differences in this respect can be utilized to communicate, and all communication requires

Re: [Fis] Adding dimensions

2017-10-26 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
_ > > Fis mailing list > > Fis@listas.unizar.es > > http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis > > > > > > ___ > > Fis mailing list > > Fis@listas.unizar.es > > http:/

Re: [Fis] The two very important operations of Infos

2017-10-25 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
paradox would > be solved: > > \ > / > - > //X// > > > Friendly greetings > Krassimir > > > ___________ > Fis mailing list > Fis@listas.unizar.es > http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listi

Re: [Fis] What is “Agent”?

2017-10-19 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
y. > > Alvaro Moreno and Matteo Mossio: Biological Autonomy: A Philosophical > > and Theoretical Enquiry (History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life > Sciences 12); > > Springer, Dordrecht, 2015, xxxiv + 221 pp., $129 hbk, ISBN > 978-94-017-9836-5 > > > STAN > > On Thu, Oc

Re: [Fis] What is “Agent”?

2017-10-19 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
y. But the actual subject has to be > non-reducible and fundamental to our universe. > > > > Alex > > > > > > ___ > Fis mailing list > Fis@listas.unizar.es > http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis > > -- Professor Terrence W. Deacon University of California, Berkeley ___ Fis mailing list Fis@listas.unizar.es http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis

Re: [Fis] Data - Reflection - Information

2017-10-08 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
Against "meaning" I think that there is a danger of allowing our anthropocentrism to bias the discussion. I worry that the term 'meaning' carries too much of a linguistic bias. By this I mean that it is too attractive to use language as our archtypical model when we talk about information.

Re: [Fis] Fw: PRINCIPLES OF IS. The Pre-Science of Information

2017-10-05 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
- > Pedro C. Marijuán > Grupo de Bioinformación / Bioinformation Group > Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud > Centro de Investigación Biomédica de Aragón (CIBA) > Avda. San Juan Bosco, 13, planta 0 > 50009 Zaragoza, Spain > Tfno. +34 976 71 3526 <+34%20976%2071%

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

2017-09-18 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
> Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud > Centro de Investigación Biomédica de Aragón (CIBA) > Avda. San Juan Bosco, 13, planta 0 > 50009 Zaragoza, Spain > Tfno. +34 976 71 3526 <+34%20976%2071%2035%2026> (& > 6818)pcmarijuan.iacs@aragon.eshttp://sites.google.com

Re: [Fis] Game over! A Curious Story

2017-01-10 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
u, my dear reader, are thus >> my last hope that you might be able to explain the punch line to me: “Why >> is it that it does not matter downstairs that the first floor is ablaze?” I >> am genuinely curious to learn why attempting planetocide is fun. Are you >> not? >> >> For J.O.R. >> ------- >

Re: [Fis] A Curious Story

2017-01-10 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
son’s fears – mine. You, my dear reader, are thus > my last hope that you might be able to explain the punch line to me: “Why > is it that it does not matter downstairs that the first floor is ablaze?” I > am genuinely curious to learn why attempting planetocide is fun. Are you > not? > &

Re: [Fis] What is information? and What is life?

2017-01-10 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
gt; this discussion, which is necessary for the field to develop maturity. I > thought I should add my bit, and with everyone a Happy New Year, with all > its possibilities. > > > > Warmest regards to everyone, > > John > > > > *From:* Fis [mailto:fis-boun...@listas.u

Re: [Fis] What is information? and What is life?

2016-12-30 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
r generalizzare il sapere: > piuttosto che toglierlo un mattone è meglio metterlo, non per costruire > muri di separazione o contrapposizioni, ma ponti di comunicazione. Saranno > quelli che vengono dopo a portare altri mattoni. > Francesco > > 2016-12-29 23:31 GMT+01:00 Te

Re: [Fis] What is information? and What is life?

2016-12-29 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
s tonight. L. >> >> >> >> >> ___ >> Fis mailing list >> Fis@listas.unizar.es >> http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis >> >> >> >> >> >> -- >>

Re: [Fis] What is information? and What is life?

2016-12-24 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
; >> l...@leydesdorff.net ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ >> Associate Faculty, SPRU, <http://www.sussex.ac.uk/spru/>University of >> Sussex; >> >> Guest Professor Zhejiang Univ. <http://www.zju.edu.cn/english/>, >> Hangzhou; Visiting Professor, ISTIC, >>

[Fis] _ Re: re Gödel discussion

2016-05-02 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
can be complete. In a > formal system that distinguishes between the two possible readings of the > Gödel sentence (an operation that would considerably complicate the > system), such would no longer be the case. > **** > > Cheers, > Maxine >

Re: [Fis] Information and Locality Introduction

2015-09-12 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
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Re: [Fis] It-from-Bit and information interpretation of QM

2015-06-26 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
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Re: [Fis] New Year Lecture: Aftermath

2015-04-24 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
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Re: [Fis] New Year Lecture: Aftermath

2015-04-24 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
? Cheers, Guy Guy Hoelzer, Associate Professor Department of Biology University of Nevada Reno Phone: 775-784-4860 Fax: 775-784-1302 hoel...@unr.edu On Apr 24, 2015, at 10:22 AM, Terrence W. DEACON dea...@berkeley.edu wrote: Hi Pedro, Indeed, you capture a fundamental point of my

Re: [Fis] Fwd: Re: Concluding the Lecture?

2015-01-31 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
Terrence W. Deacon University of California, Berkeley ___ Fis mailing list Fis@listas.unizar.es http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis ___ Fis mailing list Fis@listas.unizar.es http

Re: [Fis] Concluding the Lecture?

2015-01-31 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
@listas.unizar.es mailto:Fis@listas.unizar.es http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis -- Professor Terrence W. Deacon University of California, Berkeley ___ Fis mailing list Fis@listas.unizar.es http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis

Re: [Fis] Fwd: Re: Concluding the Lecture?

2015-01-30 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis -- Professor Terrence W. Deacon University of California, Berkeley ___ Fis mailing list Fis@listas.unizar.es http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis

Re: [Fis] Fwd: Re: Concluding the Lecture?

2015-01-30 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
Engineering http://iase.info On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 12:43 PM, Terrence W. DEACON dea...@berkeley.edu wrote: Thanks to Joseph for this spirited rejoinder, and to Krassimir for reminding us that convergence is perhaps more likely to succeed than any single-minded approach

Re: [Fis] Fwd: Re: Concluding the Lecture?

2015-01-30 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
, covariant with another shape upon the closed surface, bound as a hyper-functor. The hyper-functor provides a sense/response decision point between the two. IOW, a clear reference is always associated with a response. Regards, Steven On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 7:25 PM, Terrence W. DEACON

Re: [Fis] Fis Digest, Vol 10, Issue 22

2015-01-21 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
@listas.unizar.es http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis -- Professor Terrence W. Deacon University of California, Berkeley ___ Fis mailing list Fis@listas.unizar.es http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis

Re: [Fis] THE NEW YEAR ESSAY Fis Digest, Vol 10, Issue 11 Mechanism and Model

2015-01-19 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
PS typo correction line 5 from bottom: ... To specify information *that* a given constraint-state of a On 1/19/15, Terrence W. DEACON dea...@berkeley.edu wrote: Hi Loet, I do indeed consider this relationship to be measurable and thus expressible mathematically. This in itself doesn't mean

Re: [Fis] Fis Digest, Vol 10, Issue 11

2015-01-19 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
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Re: [Fis] Fis Digest, Vol 10, Issue 11

2015-01-19 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
... in 3-space perhaps a tetrahedron instead of a 4-leaf clover, such that each of the 4 academic domains were more equidistant from one another. On 1/19/15, Terrence W. DEACON dea...@berkeley.edu wrote: Hi Pedro, Thanks for sharing this beautiful and instructive image. I wonder if it should

Re: [Fis] Fwd: Section 4/Re: Steps to a theory of reference significance

2015-01-12 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
of London; Guest Professor Zhejiang University, Hangzhou; http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ych9gNYJhl=en -- Professor Terrence W. Deacon University of California, Berkeley ___ Fis mailing list Fis@listas.unizar.es http://listas.unizar.es

Re: [Fis] MEPP

2015-01-10 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
in question the “formal” organization? STAN On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 3:42 AM, Terrence W. DEACON dea...@berkeley.edu wrote: Hi Stan, Stan: Abiotic dissipative structures will degrade their gradients as fast as possible given the bearing constraints. They are unconditional maximizers. Life

Re: [Fis] MEPP

2015-01-10 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
PS: Oops, slight misstatement re B convection. Of course the gradient can be reduced by the convection process. On 1/10/15, Terrence W. DEACON dea...@berkeley.edu wrote: Hi Stan, T: Thanks for the references. I am embarrassed to say that I don't think that I have read the two by Kampis. I

[Fis] Response to Pedro's first comments:

2015-01-09 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
). * PS: Autogenesis is also not a Maximim Entropy Production process because it halts dissipation before its essential self-preserving constraints are degraded and therefore does not exhaust the gradient(s) on which its persistence depends. — Terry -- Professor Terrence W. Deacon University

Re: [Fis] [Fwd: Re: Steps to a theory of reference significance] Terry Deacon

2015-01-09 Thread Terrence W. DEACON
://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis ___ Fis mailing list Fis@listas.unizar.es http://listas.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis -- Professor Terrence W. Deacon University of California, Berkeley