Re: [Fis] Is information physical?

2018-04-25 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear Mark, Thank you for expressing your opinion of "Information Is Not Physical" in concise language. It represents the general view from information science researchers. As far as I know, the view of "Information Is Physical?" only appeared in (natural) science especially in physics. It was

Re: [Fis] A Paradox

2018-03-03 Thread Xueshan Yan
seen any effective explanation of this paradox so far. Best wishes, Xueshan From: Syed Ali [mailto:doctorsyedal...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 8:10 PM To: Sungchul Ji <s...@pharmacy.rutgers.edu> Cc: Terrence W. DEACON <dea...@berkeley.edu>; Xueshan Yan <y...@p

[Fis] A Paradox

2018-02-26 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear colleagues, In my teaching career of Information Science, I was often puzzled by the following inference, I call it Paradox of Meaning and Information or Armenia Paradox. In order not to produce unnecessary ambiguity, I state it below and strictly limit our discussion within the human

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

2018-02-21 Thread Xueshan Yan
our bodily reaction to, for example, having just burned our finger to have been ‘informationally mediated. If not (which seems possible to me) then my supposition might be OK. But if we think that neuron communications mediate information, then I am wrong. STAN On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 6:

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

2018-02-12 Thread Xueshan Yan
transformations. STAN Best wishes to all, Xueshan === El feb 10, 2018 5:23 AM, "Xueshan Yan" <y...@pku.edu.cn <mailto:y...@pku.edu.cn> > escribió: Dear Colleagues, I have read the article "The languages

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

2018-02-10 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear Colleagues, I have read the article "The languages of bacteria" which Gordana recommended, and has gained a lot of inspiration from it. In combination with Sung's comparative linguistics exploration on cell language and human language, I have the following learning feelings to share with

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

2017-12-06 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear FIS Colleagues: Last week, Sung and I discussed the problem of information in cell language and human language. Pedro gave his opinion too. I think the Sung’s work is very important to our information science study. Biology is an informational science, this is the view of Leroy E. Hood of

Re: [Fis] some notes

2017-11-18 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear Terry and Loet, I think both of your posts put forward a very important concept to information studies, i.e., HIERARCHY. Terry stated: "Communication needs to be more carefully distinguished from mere transfer of physical differences, …… Any transfer of physical, physical differences in

[Fis] Verification of the Principle of Information Science and the Definition of Information

2017-10-19 Thread Xueshan Yan
ave been given by FIS colleagues, in fact, most of them have been presented many times before by different researchers in detail in their works, such as Mark Burgin, 2010; Robert Logan, 2014; Xueshan Yan, 2016 etc. If possible, I hope we don't spend so much time doing these repetitive work without kno

[Fis] A Book: Information Science:Concept,System and Perspective

2016-06-02 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear Rafael and Moisés, I write here some compressed words due to the limit of two posts one week. Beat regards, Xueshan == From: Rafael Capurro [mailto:raf...@capurro.de] Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 11:16 PM To:

[Fis] A Book: Information Science:Concept,System and Perspective

2016-05-31 Thread Xueshan Yan
<mailto:yanxues...@gmail.com> Xueshan Yan has shared the following PDF: <https://ssl.gstatic.com/docs/documents/share/images/services/pdf-3.png> Information <https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByPvcyabhSoMaWRCTFplU0tuV2c/view?usp=shari ng_eid=574d7a74> Science:Concept,Syst

[Fis] Information Science: Concept, System and Perspective (Contents Only) - Invitation to view

2016-05-30 Thread Xueshan Yan
Xueshan Yan <mailto:yanxues...@gmail.com> has invited you to view the following document: <https://ssl.gstatic.com/docs/documents/share/images/services/document-4.png > Information <https://docs.google.com/document/d/109viaEymwD1fm2IZ-nY1NsY7TmwqmoSbH0Bawyk IXXE/edit?usp=shari

[Fis] _ RE: Cho 2016 The social life of quarks

2016-01-18 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear colleagues, The issue “Quark Communication” raised by Bob and Howard etc. is interesting and radical; it can help us to clarify that if there is a universal physical information problem besides black hole information that only is studying by a few astrophysicists such as Stephen Hawking etc.

Re: [Fis] Sustainability through multilevel research: The Lifel, Deep Society Build-A-Thon - 1

2015-12-01 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear Joshi, No matter what topic/title you used, no matter what goal you want to reach, your post has raised a very important theory which can decide the future of information science: Three Level Theory: Molecular (level1), Cellular (level2), Social (level3). (Please excuse my minor

[Fis] FW: It-from-Bit and the TAO

2015-06-22 Thread Xueshan Yan
Message - From: Xueshan Yan mailto:y...@pku.edu.cn To: 'Joseph mailto:joe.bren...@bluewin.ch Brenner' Cc: 'Rafael mailto:raf...@capurro.de Capurro' Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 11:42 AM Subject: RE: [Fis] It from Bit redux . . . Loss of Information. OFF-LINE Dear Joseph, I have two notes

Re: [Fis] [Fwd: RE: It from Bit redux . . . MODERATION] From Xueshan

2015-06-16 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear Francesco, That is all his private, there can't be many people who agree with that saying, please just skip it! Xueshan _ From: fis-boun...@listas.unizar.es [mailto:fis-boun...@listas.unizar.es] On Behalf Of Francesco Rizzo Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:38 PM To: Pedro C.

Re: [Fis] [Fwd: RE: It from Bit redux . . . MODERATION] From Xueshan

2015-06-16 Thread Xueshan Yan
:31 PM To: y...@pku.edu.cn Subject: Re: [Fis] [Fwd: RE: It from Bit redux . . . MODERATION] From Xueshan Dear Xueshan Yan, just for you: your thoughts in information and DAO are very important as I told you (?) in Vienna. But this is not an issue for scientists. It is a issue for philosophers

Re: [Fis] fis Digest, Vol 579, Issue 24

2014-01-14 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear Rafael, Thank you for the careful explanation!! About 5 years ago, when I got your Angeletics (messaging theory) first time, I am very excited on your opinion message should stress the human side of information (not your original words, only its main idea), I had my student translate it

Re: [Fis] fis Digest, Vol 579, Issue 18

2014-01-13 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear Rafael, I am sure you were right in what is communicated between a sender and a receiver is NOT information but a MESSAGE, I can provide you more supports from Biology. Between two nerve cells, between gland cell and target cell, it is MESSENGERS but not others which carry MESSAGE from

Re: [Fis] fis Digest, Vol 570, Issue 2

2013-04-14 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear Pedro, Dear Joseph, About the Milton Keynes Conference, i.e., about DTMD definition, we saw this quote long long ago, but there two different sayings: One is Information is a distinction that makes a difference from Donald M. MacKay in his Information, Mechanism and Meaning (1969), and

Re: [Fis] The Information Flow

2012-11-12 Thread Xueshan Yan
Dear Pedro, Dear FIS Colleagues, Thanks Pedro for his assigning FIS Beijing Group to respond the current FIS topic about Information Flow, to my knowledge, there are about 20 books published about this question, but I only contacted a few of them, the following three have gave me deep

Re: [Fis] Chemical information: a field of fuzzy contours ?

2011-09-23 Thread Xueshan Yan
the way toward apprehending chemistry as an information science”. Best wishes, Xueshan Yan Peking University, FIS Beijing Group ___ fis mailing list fis@listas.unizar.es https://webmail.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis