Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal

2009-11-30 Thread Joseph Brenner
: Christophe Menant To: fis@listas.unizar.es Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 9:30 AM Subject: Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal Dear all, As the notion of information is again (and interestingly) put on the forefront, let’s not forget the evolutionary approach

Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal

2009-11-30 Thread Christophe Menant
://www.idt.mdh.se/ECAP-2005/INFOCOMPBOOK/CHAPTERS/MenantChristophe.pdf All the best Christophe From: joe.bren...@bluewin.ch To: christophe.men...@hotmail.fr; fis@listas.unizar.es Subject: Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 10:01:35 +0100 Dear Christophe

Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal

2009-11-30 Thread Søren Brier
. From: fis-boun...@listas.unizar.es [fis-boun...@listas.unizar.es] On Behalf Of Christophe Menant [christophe.men...@hotmail.fr] Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 9:30 AM To: fis@listas.unizar.es Subject: Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal Dear all, As the notion of information

Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal

2009-11-30 Thread ssalthe
Commenting upon Christophe's: C: Assuming we put aside the reason of being of the universe, there is no entity to care about information before the coming up of life on earth. -snip-: C: I feel that the meaning of information (whatever it’s naming) exists because there is a system that needs

Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal

2009-11-30 Thread Søren Brier
Of ssal...@binghamton.edu [ssal...@binghamton.edu] Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 3:53 PM To: fis@listas.unizar.es Subject: Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal Commenting upon Christophe's: C: Assuming we put aside the reason of being of the universe, there is no entity to care

Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal

2009-11-30 Thread Steven Ericsson-Zenith
: joe.bren...@bluewin.ch To: christophe.men...@hotmail.fr; fis@listas.unizar.es Subject: Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 10:01:35 +0100 Dear Christophe, I like your approach. Here is something even simpler: the system is the meaning of the information. System

Re: [Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal; preprint version now available

2009-11-30 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Giddens' structuration, Luhmann's self-organization, and the operationalization of the dynamics of meaning Abstract: Luhmann's social systems theory and Giddens' structuration theory of action share an emphasis on reflexivity, but focus on meaning along a divide between inter-human

[Fis] Asymetry and Information: A modest proposal

2009-11-23 Thread Jerry LR Chandler
List, Pedro, Bob: A modestt proposal Without a gold standard for the term information we keep going around in circles. I would suggest that at least three distinct meanings of the term information are in current usage, probably more. For convenience, let us take the Shannon view of