RE: [Fis] Bell\'s inequality: Can we find its classical analogue?Classical and Quantum waves

2006-06-05 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
of the Q world, you seem to reconstruct the synchronization that you wished to avoid ? With best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681

RE: [Fis] Joined in consensus - after all!

2006-09-20 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ ___ fis mailing

RE: [FIS] Re: Concluding replies

2006-10-06 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR)Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX AmsterdamTel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ Now available: The Knowledge-Based Economy: Modeled, Measured, Simulated. 385 pp.; US

RE: [FIS] General remark

2006-10-27 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
be provided with meaning, namely: uncertainty. However, this meaning is not yet substantive like the information impact of a meaningful information on the stock exchange. Meaning can only be provided to the Shannon-type information by a system. With best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam

RE: [Fis] Social and Cultural Complexity

2006-12-19 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
. :-) With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ http://www.leydesdorff.net

[Fis] Season's greetings in anticipation of 2007

2006-12-28 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
://www.leydesdorff.net/temp/hyperincursive.exe one! With best wishes for 2007, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http

RE: [Fis] Re: Continuing Discussion of Social and Cultural Complexity

2007-02-02 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

[Fis] Mapping the Knowledge Structures in Patents using Co-classifications

2007-02-04 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
/wipo06/UZ.txt Uzbekistan (80 patents) http://www.leydesdorff.net/wipo06/VE.txt Venezuela (2 patents) http://www.leydesdorff.net/wipo06/VN.txt Viet Nam (3 patents) http://www.leydesdorff.net/wipo06/ZA.txt South Africa (167 patents) Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR

RE: [Fis] Re: fis Digest, Vol 501, Issue 5

2007-02-05 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
increasingly to invert the hierarchy. With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http

RE: [Fis] Continuing Discussion of Social and Cultural Complexity

2007-02-15 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
in steering power by being more reflexive about its functions. With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: [Fis] Continuing Discussion of Social and Cultural Complexity

2007-02-19 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
dream of a state of freedom. :-) With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http

RE: [Fis] Continuing Discussion of Social and Cultural Complexity

2007-02-24 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
and commodities. The constraints, for example, are then resources and regulations. The regulations, however, communicate information very different from prices and commodities. With best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research

RE: [Fis] Continuing Discussion of Social and Cultural Complexity

2007-03-02 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
to operate differently from psychological systems because the latter are integrated into identities, while the former may remain differentiated in terms of distributions (which produce and self-reproduce entropy). With best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam

RE: [Fis] Continuing Discussion of Social and Cultural Complexity

2007-03-04 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
It is indeed tempting to suppose that, in the philosophical perspective, the object of human economies is to produce entropy! STAN Yes: because the economy is equilibrating. Innovations upset the tendency towards equilibrium (Schumpeter) and thus induce cycles into the economy. This is

[Fis] Social Complexity: concluding comments

2007-03-27 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Fyi. With best wishes, Loet From: Loet Leydesdorff [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2007 2:46 PM To: 'Diskussionsforum zur soziologischen Systemtheorie Niklas Luhmanns' Subject: Double contingency Dear Franz and colleagues, In a previous

RE: [Fis] about fis discussions

2007-06-06 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Dear Karl, The expected information content of a distribution can be measured, for example, in bits of information. Does one need more than this for defining information? With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR

RE: [Fis] about fis discussions

2007-06-06 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ http://www.leydesdorff.net/ Now available

[Fis] The communication of meaning in anticipatory systems

2007-09-04 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
. In a knowledge-based economy, these two levels of anticipatory structuration can be expected to propel each other at the supra-individual level. _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20

Re: [Fis] Re: The communication of meaning in anticipatory systems

2007-09-06 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
wishes, Loet Cheers Jerry ___ fis mailing list fis@listas.unizar.es http://webmail.unizar.es/mailman/listinfo/fis -- Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel

[Fis] RE: The communication of meaning in anticipatory systems

2007-09-09 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
or negative (probabilistic) entropy in the phenomena. I have tried to do this in my book (2006) and in a number of articles for the German and Dutch economies. For example: Loet Leydesdorff and Michael Fritsch, Measuring the Knowledge Base of http://www.leydesdorff.net/germany Regional Innovation

RE: [Fis] info meaning

2007-09-30 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
is that there is still a long way to go in this research program and that unlike yours it is not confined to the biological domain because of the more abstract definitions. With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48

RE: SV: [Fis] info meaning

2007-10-05 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
. The difference that makes a difference then becomes the mutual information between the information processing and the meaning-processing. It needs further elaboration. With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012

RE: [Fis] info meaning

2007-10-07 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
, have still to be appreciated in the substantive domain of application, but they can be informative to the extent of being counter-intuitive. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20

Re: [Fis] info meaning

2007-10-11 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Loet - if your claim is true then how do you explain that a random soup of organic chemicals have more Shannon info than an equal number of organic chemicals organized as a living cell where knowledge of some chemicals automatically implies the presence of others and hence have less surprise

RE: [Fis] Re: info meaning

2007-10-17 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ ___ fis mailing list fis

[Fis] new routine for scientometric research

2007-10-30 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
://www.leydesdorff.net/software/bibjourn/index.htm . With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http

RE: [Fis] more thoughts about Shannon info

2007-11-10 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
in the other. Thus, we are able to move back and forth between frameworks using the formalizations. With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681

[Fis] (no subject)

2007-11-15 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
the entropy changes from one state to another using I(q:p) = Σ(i) q(i) log(q(i)/ p(i)). We used this successfully in explaining the entropy changes in the distribution of scientific literature and in airplane development. See, for example: Koen Frenken Loet Leydesdorff, http://www.leydesdorff.net

RE: [Fis] more thoughts about Shannon info

2007-11-19 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
. The formalisms of entropy statistics are not constrained by their physical applications (except of course that one of us has to develop and communicate them). With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam

[Fis] The development of scholarly communication about Nanotechnology, 1996-2006

2007-12-26 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
wishes for a Happy Newyear, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ http://www.leydesdorff.net/ Visiting Professor, http

[Fis] dynamic animations of journal maps; preprint version

2008-02-11 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
of structural change among the disciplines involved. Loet Leydesdorff http://users.fmg.uva.nl/lleydesdorff/journals/#_ftn1 [a] Thomas Schank http://users.fmg.uva.nl/lleydesdorff/journals/#_ftn2 [b] http://users.fmg.uva.nl/lleydesdorff/journals/#_ftnref1 [a] Amsterdam School of Communications Research

[Fis] animations of social networks: new release of visone (freeware)

2008-04-24 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
of the program is available from http://i11www.iti.uni-karlsruhe.de/members/schank/visone/visone.jnlp. ** apologies for cross-postings Loet Leydesdorff, Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam, mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [Fis] list discussions

2008-05-24 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
. Discursive knowledge constructs its own order. Best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http

Re: [Fis] list discussions

2008-05-25 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
. is erroneous. Best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ -Original

Re: [Fis] (msg. from Bob Ulanowicz)

2008-06-04 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
, H probabilistic entropy. H is dimensionless and can be applied to any probability distribution. S is expressed in Joule/Kelvin (because of k(B) ) and is only meaningfull in the physical domain. What has to be bridged? It seems clear to me. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff

[Fis] A dynamic extension of multidimensional scaling: animating the development of _Social Networks_

2008-06-20 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Animating the development of _Social Networks_ over time using a dynamic extension of multidimensional scaling http://www.leydesdorff.net/socnetw/paper/index.htm Loet Leydesdorff, Thomas Schank, Andrea Scharnhorst, Wouter De Nooy The animation of network visualizations poses technical

Re: [Fis] streams of order (III)

2008-06-20 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Helas, a good theoretical scheme (info theory, mutual info, etc.) is a must, but something else is needed for the inclusion of meaning. In my opinion, we should not make things more difficult than they are. A difference can only make a difference if there is a second degree of freedom for

[Fis] The Knowledge-Based Economy: Globalization and Self-Organization in the Dynamics of Communication

2008-06-27 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
/codification.pdf pdf-version _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam blocked::mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; blocked::http://www.leydesdorff.net/ http://www.leydesdorff.net/ Visiting Professor 2007

Re: [Fis] Reactions to ...

2008-07-12 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
: Completely. Science cannot fathom individual cases. It can only deal with ensembles using various statistical methods. STAN Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL

Re: [Fis] The Fascination of Art

2008-10-06 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
can also consider this as the mutual information between information processing and meaning processing. With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20

[Fis] The Triple Helix Model: Configurational Information as Potentially Negative Entropy

2008-10-06 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
; anticipation; triple helix; transmission; configuration; university-industry-government relations; scientometrics; emergence http://www.mdpi.com/1099-4300/10/4/391/pdf pdf-version _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam

[Fis] The Communication of Meaning and Knowledge

2008-11-12 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
The Communication of Meaning and Knowledge in a Knowledge-Based Economy, Guest Column, SemiotiX nr. 13, at http://www.semioticon.com/semiotix/semiotix13/sem-13-02.html With kind regards, Loet ** apologies for cross-postings Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam

Re: [Fis] information(s)

2008-12-09 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
. Best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ -Original Message

Re: [Fis] Emerging Synthesis?

2009-01-15 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
3. Thereafter, the coordination dynamics deals with informational quantities that transcend the medium through which the parts communicate. The binding or coupling is mediated by information and not by conventional forces (or not only) But isn't that exchange of information carrier the way

Re: [Fis] Emerging Synthesis?

2009-01-16 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
as a coordination mechanism. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l...@leydesdorff.net ; http

[Fis] The Dynamics of Exchanges and References among Scientific Texts, and the Autopoiesis of Discursive Knowledge; preprint version

2009-02-20 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
. Analysis of the development of scientific communication in terms of evolving scientific literatures provides us with a model which makes these evolutionary processes amenable to measurement. Diana Lucio Arias Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48

[Fis] Lock-In and Break-Out from Technological Trajectories: Modeling and Policy Implications; preprint version

2009-02-27 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Wilfred Dolfsma Loet Leydesdorff, Lock-In and Break-Out from Technological Trajectories: Modeling and Policy Implications, Technological Forecasting and Social Change (2009, forthcoming); http://www.leydesdorff.net/breakout/index.htm pdf-version at http://www.leydesdorff.net/breakout

[Fis] Interaction Information: a Triple Helix indicator?

2009-03-28 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Interaction Information: Linear and Nonlinear Interpretations, Intern. Journal of General Systems (forthcoming). http://www.leydesdorff.net/interactioninformation/interactioninformation.pd f Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research

Re: [Fis] The notion of meaning in the COST proposal

2009-04-01 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
at the biological level changes because of wear and tear along the life-cycle, but not because of communication of meaning. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20

[Fis] Krippendorff's three-way interaction information I(ABC-AB:AC:BC); freeware

2009-04-13 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
of history, some solutions to problems, International Journal of General Systems 38(2), 189-212. Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel. +31-20-525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 l

[Fis] An Indicator of Research Front Activity: Measuring Intellectual Organization as Uncertainty Reduction in Document Sets

2009-05-11 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
various sample delineations. An emerging research front about citation analysis can be indicated. Diana Lucio-Arias Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. html version at at http://www.leydesdorff.net/synergy/index.htm

Re: [Fis] FW: Fw: Definition of Knowledge?

2009-10-06 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
-- are reflexive to each other.) Best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 l...@leydesdorff.net ; http://www.leydesdorff.net

Re: [Fis] [Fwd: FW: Definition of Knowledge] from Bill Hall

2009-10-13 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
; discursive knowledge in networks on which agents can reflect. Best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 l...@leydesdorff.net

Re: [Fis] [Fwd: FW: Definition of Knowledge] from Bill Hall

2009-10-14 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 l...@leydesdorff.net ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ -Original Message- From: william-h...@bigpond.com

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

2009-11-30 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
://www.leydesdorff.net/GiddensLuhmann/index.htm ** apologies for cross posting Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 l...@leydesdorff.net ; http

[Fis] Generating network overlays to Google Maps from Pajek files (geographical networks)

2009-12-30 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
reads tagged-format files of the ISI Web-of-Science, and produces, among other things, a file cities.txt which can be used directly for the geo-encoding. See at http://www.leydesdorff.net/software/citycoll/index.htm. ** apologies for cross-postings Loet

[Fis] Redundancy in Systems which Entertain a Model of Themselves: Interaction Information and the Self-organization of Anticipation

2010-01-07 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
intellectual organization in terms of distributions of title words, author names, and cited references. Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel. +31-20-525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 l...@leydesdorff.net http

Re: [Fis] Derrida's diferAnce and Kolmogorov's Information Operator

2010-02-22 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
can be considered as the probability of probability distributions, etc. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l

Re: [Fis] Derrida's diferAnce and Kolmogorov's Information Operator

2010-02-23 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
) for other systems dimensions to build further upon. Because of its fourth dimension it is not subsumed but remains as an independent reality. Is this consonant with Logic in Reality? Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR

[Fis] The creative tension between Habermas' critical theory and Luhmann's social systems theory: Communicative Competencies and the Structuration of Expectations

2010-07-09 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
-version at http://www.leydesdorff.net/complicity/complicity.pdf ** apologies for cross-postings Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel. +31-20-525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 l

[Fis] How fractional counting affects the Impact Factor?

2010-07-26 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
/weighted_if.xls http://www.leydesdorff.net/weighted_if/weighted_if.xls. Loet Leydesdorff University of Amsterdam Lutz Bornmann ETH Zurich ** apologies for cross-postings ___ fis mailing list fis@listas.unizar.es https://webmail.unizar.es/cgi

[Fis] The Triple Helix Perspective of Innovation Systems

2010-07-28 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
The Triple Helix Perspective of Innovation Systems Technology Analysis and Strategic Management 22(7), in press; preprint version at http://arxiv.org/abs/1007.4756 Authors: Loet Leydesdorff , Girma Zawdie (Submitted on 27 Jul 2010) Abstract: Alongside the neo-institutional model

Re: [Fis] Revisiting the Fluctuon Model

2010-09-25 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
, too, but sometimes positivism is ideologically prevailing. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l

Re: [Fis] Revisiting the Fluctuon Model

2010-09-25 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
They simply are an it-bit like in Informational Structural Realism of Floridi who (using different reasoning) argues that reality is an informational structure. The it-part is in the structure which assumes the specification of a system of reference. In evolutionary terms: structure is

[Fis] citation indicators of scientific journals

2010-09-26 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
were difficult to interpret. _ Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel. +31-20-525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l...@leydesdorff.net ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ http

[Fis] Problems of normalization for differences in citation behavior among fields of science

2010-10-14 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
thus easily be extended with the 1% (= 99th percentile) most highly-cited papers. The seeming disadvantage of having to use non-parametric statistics is more than compensated by possible gains in the precision. Authors: Loet Leydesdorff http://arxiv.org/find/cs/1/au:+Leydesdorff_L/0/1/0/all/0/1

Re: [Fis] Recapping the discussion? Joseph's Recap

2010-10-16 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
? Fortunately, I don’t send this on a Sunday morning. J With best wishes for a nice Saturday, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31

Re: [Fis] Recapping the discussion? Joseph's Recap

2010-10-17 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
domain, that is, the one where differences prevail. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 mailto:l

Re: [Fis] Stan to Loet

2010-10-27 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
_ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l...@leydesdorff.net ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ http

Re: [Fis] Tactilizing processing

2010-11-01 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 10:46 AM, John Collier colli...@ukzn.ac.za wrote: At 09:13 AM 01/11/2010, Loet Leydesdorff wrote: Dear colleagues, It seems to me that we have a more elaborated apparatus for discussing the distances of a perturbation across a number of interfaces. Two information

Re: [Fis] Fwd: [Fwd: Discussion Colophon] From J.Brenner

2010-11-04 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
derivatives from “frangere” – fractals, fragments, fragile – for the understanding. The models remain volatile albeit more symbolically generalized than common language. With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications

Re: [Fis] The creative tension between Habermas' critical theory and Luhmann's social systems theory: Communicative Competencies and the Structuration of Expectations

2010-11-07 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Dear Rafael, Thank you so much. The published version is now available at http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/complicity/article/view/8915/ 7178 Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications

Re: [Fis] Fw: INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION: A Charicature

2010-11-21 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l...@leydesdorff.net ; http

Re: [Fis] Fwd: Doctrine of Limitation

2010-11-26 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
_ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l...@leydesdorff.net ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ http://www.leydesdorff.net

Re: [Fis] Replies to Walter Loet

2010-12-18 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Replying to Loet -- I will post this to fis later in the week Your distinction between the backward looking institutional viewpoint and the forward looking evolutionary perspective is cogent, but it plays down the fact that the evolutionary one is restrained by current hegemonies of

Re: [Fis] Replies to Walter Loet

2010-12-21 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Replying to Loet on information: I would say that there is a third major kind of information -- information as constraint (on anything, therefore on entropy production). This comes out of Pattee's distinction between dynamics and non-holonomic constrain. Example: examine an equation, say

Re: [Fis] reply to Javorsky. Plea for (responsible) trialism

2011-01-06 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Dear John and colleagues, The idea that the rationality of science is in the specifics of its nature as an institution goes back at least to C.S. Peirce, and does not lie in the activities or reasoning of specific scientists. The the sociological approach misses the target completely, and is

Re: [Fis] Info Theory

2011-01-24 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
interventions. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l...@leydesdorff.net ; http

Re: [Fis] The Background to Modern Science--From Krassimir Markov

2011-02-04 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
to consider natural philosophy to be consistent with religion. Epistemologically, I would nowadays side with the cardinals. J Only they have the “truth” in stock. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research

Re: [Fis] [Fwd: Re: Hannam's Contentious Postulate---Karl J.

2011-03-16 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
_ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel. +31-20-525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l...@leydesdorff.net ; http://www.leydesdorff.net/ http

Re: [Fis] Discussion colophon--James Hannam

2011-03-24 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
. As Whitehead noted: a science which does not forget its past, is doomed. Probably, a kind of Scylla and Charybdis between which one has to travel reflexively. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research

Re: [Fis] Discussion colophon--James Hannam

2011-03-27 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Dear Karl, Thank you so much for this elegant closure of the session. Let me, however, correct one point: In Loet's view, there exists a framework within which we can observe how the actual states of the things are. I would formulate: ons is able to entertain frameworks (model) in scholarly

Re: [Fis] Discussion colophon--James Hannam. Orders and Ordering Principles

2011-03-28 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Dear Joe and colleagues, 1. Does Loet's reply to Karl regarding frameworks for observation of actual states vs. frameworks for expectations imply that such frameworks are completely mutually exclusive? Of course, not: the expectations are informed by previous observations and further

Re: [Fis] Discussion colophon--James Hannam. Orders and Ordering Principles

2011-04-01 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
the psychological system different from the biological. Cogitantes can entertain and discuss models (as cogitata). One of the models, for example, is the one of autopoiesis. Best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR

Re: [Fis] Discussion colophon--James Hannam. Orders and Ordering Principles

2011-04-02 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
/structuration.pdf With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel. +31-20-525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l...@leydesdorff.net

Re: [Fis] ON INFORMATION THEORY--Mark Burgin

2011-04-15 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
and the imprint of the redundancy generation on the entropy production can be measured as reduction of uncertainty (or synergy). With best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012

Re: [Fis] [Re: [Different GTI]

2011-04-27 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam. Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-842239111 mailto:l...@leydesdorff.net l...@leydesdorff.net ; http

Re: [Fis] replies to Quiao, Pedro, Krassimir Loet

2011-04-28 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
This is based on my generalization of the Shannon definition of information, as: information is a reduction in uncertainty = choosing; Dear Stan: this is confusing because in Shannon's definition information is uncertainty. Bateson: information is a difference that makes a difference (to

Re: [Fis] The world of singularities, beyond language. Necessity and Sufficiency

2011-05-07 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Dear Joe and colleagues, Because it is essentially a mathematical theory, information theory, in my opinion, can be made relevant (that is, provided with meaning) in all kind of contexts, and these various contexts can be used to formalize mechanisms which can then be more abstractly

Re: [Fis] replies to several. The Key to Time

2011-05-23 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Dear Koichiro and colleagues, Let me try to raise some questions. I find the language sometimes difficult. Examples might help! Ø The underlying issue is how can we construct the flow of time from the tenses. In other words: time is a construct of language? When the constant

Re: [Fis] meaningful inforamtion

2011-07-20 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
available at http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1011/1011.3244.pdf . I argue that the dynamics of meaning are very different from those of information. Best wishes, Loet _ Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR

Re: [Fis] meaningful information

2011-07-20 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
, however, remain uncertain orders of expectations, and one should caution against reification from the meta-biological perspective of systems theory. For those interested: the preprint is available at http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1011/1011.3244.pdf Best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff

Re: [Fis] meaningful information

2011-07-20 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
, however, remain uncertain orders of expectations, and one should caution against reification from the meta-biological perspective of systems theory. For those interested: the preprint is available at http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1011/1011.3244.pdf Best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff

Re: [Fis] testing

2011-09-06 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
., in scholarly discourse) and then proceed to discuss how these three layers can interact (recursively and incursively). Perhaps, this gives us some common ground for further discussions across disciplinary divides. Best wishes, Loet Loet Leydesdorff Professor, University of Amsterdam

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

2011-09-19 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Dear Michel, Ø Stating that information does not exist may be compared to stating that a cloud does not exist: it is hard to define it rigorously and its frontiers are highly fuzzy, but everybody is sure that it exists. The problem is here the “exist”. This easily lead to reification.

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

2011-09-19 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
as for orbitals. All my best, Michel. 2011/9/19 Loet Leydesdorff l...@leydesdorff.net: Dear Michel, Ø  Stating that information does not exist may be compared to stating that a cloud does not exist: it is hard to define it rigorously and its frontiers are highly fuzzy, but everybody is sure

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

2011-09-26 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Dear Michel, It seems to me that Shannon's formulas are mathematical and yet content-free. By the specification of a system of reference they can be provided with dimensionality and then also meaning. For example, in the case of the momenta and positions of particles H is multiplied with k(B) [S

Re: [Fis] Information as form conveyed by data

2011-10-06 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Ø There are two ways we can use the idea in-form. Yes, this is the other notion of information. Shannon-type information does not “inform”, but is counter-intuitively defined as uncertainty (or probabilistic entropy) and measured, for example, in bits of information. It is based on

Re: [Fis] Fw: Fw: On Varna and Deacon

2011-10-14 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
___ fis mailing list fis@listas.unizar.es https://webmail.unizar.es/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/fis -- Prof. Loet Leydesdorff Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Tel.: +31-20- 525 6598; fax: +31-20- 525 3681 l

Re: [Fis] Chemo-informatics as the source of morphogenesis - both practical and logical.

2011-10-17 Thread Loet Leydesdorff
Dear Jerry, Perhaps, we exchange at cross-purposes. I don't wish to deny that in specific fields such as chemo-informatics or social-science informatics, one studies specific arrangements and configurations. (I mentioned graphs.) However, the red herring emerges when these configurations are

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