HOW DID I COME ACROSS THAT QUESTION?

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Many a Scientist Claims to Feel a Keen Sense of Beauty in Scientific Theories: “It is more important to have beauty in one’s equations than to have them fit experiment … because the discrepancy may be due to minor features … Continue reading

WHY DID I BECOME INTERESTED IN THAT QUESTION, AND WHY DID I APPROACH IT THROUGH INFORMATION THEORY?

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1) Sir Roger Penrose, in his renowned book “The Emperor’s New Mind”, formulated the hypothesis that the nature of mathematical insight is non-algorithmic. He proved it through a classical logical argument (Gödel’s “incompleteness theorem” and the technique of reductio ad … Continue reading

THE ESSENTIALS OF THIS APPROACH

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WHAT IS “CHAOTIC INFORMATION PROCESSING”, AND WHY HAS IT BEEN INTRODUCED TO STUDY LIVING SYSTEMS? * To characterize living systems we have to distinguish three kinds of “information”: – syntactic information – semantic information – pragmatic information Information theory expressly … Continue reading

WHERE DOES ALL THAT LEAD US?

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* aesthetic information is very difficult to measure, due to the personal and time-random dynamic nature of its “alphabet”. What about the perception that generates “aesthetic information”? Is it of non-algorithmic nature like perception of the external reality that generates … Continue reading