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Self-reference and recursive forms
Introduction The purpose of this essay is to sketch a picture of the connections between the concept self-reference and important aspects of mathematical and cybernetic thinking . In order toExpand
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The mathematics of Charles Sanders Peirce
  • L. Kauffman
  • Philosophy, Computer Science
  • Cybern. Hum. Knowing
  • 2001
This essay explores the Mathematics of Charles Sanders Peirce. We concentrate on his notational approaches to basic logic and his general ideas about Sign, Symbol and diagrammatic thought. In theExpand
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Self-reference, biologic and the structure of reproduction.
  • L. Kauffman
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Progress in biophysics and molecular biology
  • 1 December 2015
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In this paper we explore the boundary shared by biology and formal systems. Expand
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Time, Imaginary Value, Paradox, Sign and Space
This paper discusses paradox and imaginary values in relation to the mutuality of sign and space.
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Eigenforms - Objects as Tokens for Eigenbehaviors
  • L. Kauffman
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • Cybern. Hum. Knowing
  • 2003
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This essay is a contemplation of the notion of eigenform as explicated by Heinz von Foerster in his paper [4]. Expand
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A simple mechanism for the avoidance of entanglement during chromosome replication.
The interphase nucleus of the human eukaryotic cell, before DNA replication, contains 46 linear DNA molecules, each of the order of centimeters in length, in a spherical nucleus with a diameter ofExpand
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The Artist and the Scientific Research Environment
The authors reflect on the experiences of collaboration between artists and scientists at the Electronic Visualization Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago. They outline the measuresExpand
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FORMAL SYSTEMS EigenForm
Purpose – Discusses the notion of eigenform as explicated by Heinz von Foerster wherein an object is seen to be a token for those behaviors that lend the object its apparent stability in a changingExpand
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Virtual logic - the calculus of indications
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Peirce's Existential Graphs
  • L. Kauffman
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • Cybern. Hum. Knowing
  • 2011
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