Category Archives: Adaptive Systems

Cybernetics • Regulation In Biological Systems • Selection 4

Regulation In Biological Systems Survival 10/5.[cont.]   Now regard the system as one of parts in communication.  In the previous section the diagram of immediate effects (of cat and mouse) was (or could be regarded as) We are now considering the … Continue reading

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Cybernetics • Regulation In Biological Systems • Selection 3

Regulation In Biological Systems Survival 10/5.   What is it survives, over the ages?  Not the individual organism, but certain peculiarly well compounded gene-patterns, particularly those that lead to the production of an individual that carries the gene-pattern well protected … Continue reading

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Cybernetics • Regulation In Biological Systems • Selection 2

Regulation In Biological Systems Survival 10/4.   What has just been said is well enough known.  It enables us, however, to join these facts on to the ideas developed in this book and to show the connexion exactly. For consider … Continue reading

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Cybernetics • Regulation In Biological Systems • Selection 1

Regulation In Biological Systems 10/3.   The foundation.   Let us start at the beginning.  The most basic facts in biology are that this earth is now two thousand million years old, and that the biologist studies mostly that which … Continue reading

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Where Is Fancy Bred? • Comment 1

Re: Artem Kaznatcheev • Labyrinth : Fitness Landscapes As Mazes, Not Mountains A species in progress, with its naturally evolved organs of sensitivity, effectivity, and discernment, in its trials to learn the properties of its environment, cannot be expected to … Continue reading

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Constraints and Indications • 2

Re: Ontolog Forum • Joseph Simpson Coping with collaboration, communication, context, integration, interoperability, perspective, purpose, and the reality of the information dimension demands a transition from conceptual environments bounded by dyadic relations to those informed by triadic relations, especially the … Continue reading

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Prospects for Inquiry Driven Systems • 1

I finally finished retyping the bibliography to my systems engineering proposal that had gotten lost in a move between computers, so here is a link to the OEIS Wiki copy. Prospects for Inquiry Driven Systems • Bibliography This may be of … Continue reading

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Survey of Inquiry Driven Systems • 1

This is a Survey of blog and wiki posts on Inquiry Driven Systems, material I plan to refine toward a more compact and systematic treatment of the subject. An inquiry driven system is a system having among its state variables … Continue reading

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Objects, Models, Theories : 4

I need to stay with this problem a while … What are objects, models, theories, and how do they relate to one another? In contemplating this problem I always find it helpful to ruminate on the diagram shown above — … Continue reading

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Objects, Models, Theories : 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Tom Gollier Here my task is to build bridges between several different classical and contemporary uses of the word model, so I don’t have the luxury of complete control over the words in play but … Continue reading

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