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This ludicrous codswallop article is yet another unnecessary dollop of quantum quackery accompanied by a pretty picture. The real unique Universe am infinite. Infinity has no commencement, or duration, or interior, or exterior, or core, Finite quanta would have to have a finite core. Finite quanta would have to have a finite commencement, and a finite duration. Finite commencement can only be achieved by a finite 1 exploding out of a finite 0. The sensible among us know that this is a physical impossibility. Only the quantum quacks and the strange string theory spouters think otherwise.

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While this article is a breath of fresh air, recognizing the role of Ashby's law of requisite variety in control systems, entanglement spoils the picture.

Bar-Yam understood that requisite variety is a theorem in complex systems science, re-introducing classical logic. Dynamic centrality preserves locality via negative feedback.

From my 2007 conference paper "Time, Change and Self-organization:"

"3.2. Because each discrete sequential event has a finite range, information boundaries should correspond to cardinal directions of 3-space for a 6-dimensional , 2-point boundary, finite analysis. [Casti, 1996] A model of dynamic centrality [Braha—Bar- Yam, 2006] in which dominant nodes exchange position continuously, reveals that high network connectivity is sensitively dependent on time. To exploit this characteristic, in order to extract accurate information about a present action from a future state, one treats the network as a self organized system exhibiting infinite self similarity—each interval in which a singularity forms is a new initial condition. Because we now know, as a result of Perelman’s proof of the Poincare' Conjecture, that singularities of the topological positively curved 3-manifold are extinguished only in finite time [Anderson, 2004]—then if time is an n-dimensional infinitely orientable metric on a self-avoiding random walk, a network of random-output computers ( "calculating machines") corresponds to quantum time intervals randomly orienting in an infinite dimensional (Hilbert) space—in which the principle of self-similarity forces an ordered direction of continuous time in the limits of the 3-manifold. [Ray. 2006]"

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Bar-Yam understood that requisite variety is a theorem in complex systems science, re-introducing classical logic. Dynamic centrality preserves locality via negative feedback.

From my 2007 conference paper "Time, Change and Self-organization:"

"3.2. Because each discrete sequential event has a finite range, information boundaries should correspond to cardinal directions of 3-space for a 6-dimensional , 2-point boundary, finite analysis. [Casti, 1996] A model of dynamic centrality [Braha—Bar- Yam, 2006] in which dominant nodes exchange position continuously, reveals that high network connectivity is sensitively dependent on time. To exploit this characteristic, in order to extract accurate information about a present action from a future state, one treats the network as a self organized system exhibiting infinite self similarity—each interval in which a singularity forms is a new initial condition. Because we now know, as a result of Perelman’s proof of the Poincare' Conjecture, that singularities of the topological positively curved 3-manifold are extinguished only in finite time [Anderson, 2004]—then if time is an n-dimensional infinitely orientable metric on a self-avoiding random walk, a network of random-output computers ( "calculating machines") corresponds to quantum time intervals randomly orienting in an infinite dimensional (Hilbert) space—in which the principle of self-similarity forces an ordered direction of continuous time in the limits of the 3-manifold. [Ray. 2006]"

The accompanying slide presentation. [/link}

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Perelman and Poincaré drink a belgian beer in discussing about what are the classments of singularities correlated with entropy .How to make disappear these singularities?Rieman answers simply to Gauus about the scalar of Ricci that the dimensionalities are a big puzzle.Hamilton tells them that after all it is just a question of curves in 3D extrapolated dimensions.

The automata is cyclic, the informations also and the binar codes turn in circle.

Computing computing and the time dsappears...

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The automata is cyclic, the informations also and the binar codes turn in circle.

Computing computing and the time dsappears...

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Although quantum algebra often incorporates time-averaged solutions that appear instantaneous, there is no such thing as an instantaneous quantum change.

**Thomas Howard Ray wrote on Oct. 2, 2015 @ 15:55 GMT as ***"We cannot reconcile quantum mechanics with classical mechanics, because quantum events don’t happen continuously in time; what we observe is purely interpreted in a mathematical model, a geometric event-space of discontinuous, statistical functions (“rolls of the dice.”)."*

A photon is a complicated superposition of frequencies or wavelets that couples into a complicated superposition of states between quantum objects. It is a large number of discrete exchanges of matter and phase that couples photons with states among objects. It is from the discrete time delays of those discrete matter exchanges that we imagine a continuous time and space and continuous motion in that continuous time and space.

However, the nature of quantum reality is of discrete matter exchanges and discrete time delays. Thus your thesis of discrete information exchange as a basis for time is a valid one as long as you reconcile quantum dephasing that represents information that is lost to the dephasing of the universe and therefore unknowable information, i.e., rolls of the dice.

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A photon is a complicated superposition of frequencies or wavelets that couples into a complicated superposition of states between quantum objects. It is a large number of discrete exchanges of matter and phase that couples photons with states among objects. It is from the discrete time delays of those discrete matter exchanges that we imagine a continuous time and space and continuous motion in that continuous time and space.

However, the nature of quantum reality is of discrete matter exchanges and discrete time delays. Thus your thesis of discrete information exchange as a basis for time is a valid one as long as you reconcile quantum dephasing that represents information that is lost to the dephasing of the universe and therefore unknowable information, i.e., rolls of the dice.

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I agree, Steve. I don't believe, however, that we imagine continuous spacetime and continuous motion.

I assume continuity by the principle of comprehensibility. No such principle attends quantum mechanics, which is why it must fill the gap with ad hoc assumptions.

So long as one assumes a terra incognita of unknowable knowledge, there is no escape from the existential dilemma. Using Chaitin's discovery of maximal unknowability, one can recover continuity system wide -- i.e., uncomputable functions select for efficiency. What is not efficiently configured feeds back into system as negative feedback, and nothing is wasted, nothing ultimately unknowable.

This is the meaning of time dependency, with multi-scale variety.

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I assume continuity by the principle of comprehensibility. No such principle attends quantum mechanics, which is why it must fill the gap with ad hoc assumptions.

So long as one assumes a terra incognita of unknowable knowledge, there is no escape from the existential dilemma. Using Chaitin's discovery of maximal unknowability, one can recover continuity system wide -- i.e., uncomputable functions select for efficiency. What is not efficiently configured feeds back into system as negative feedback, and nothing is wasted, nothing ultimately unknowable.

This is the meaning of time dependency, with multi-scale variety.

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H=-K log p or S=K log p and the informations are ?

redundance and incertitude after all, the aim is to show what are the reaal events with the good sortings.

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redundance and incertitude after all, the aim is to show what are the reaal events with the good sortings.

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The cybernetic is a relevant domain considering the possibilities of automata.

If we analyse the artificial intelligence, it becomes intriguing considering the number of codes and informations permitting to make the movements or a kindof logic reasoning.If we reach a certian number of connections and informations.So the system can be relevant.A robot can act with the given coded in function of rules.It becomes intriguing if we extrapolate the number of connections in a kind of artificial brainIf we have several kind of informations(algorythmic or even bosonic or gravitonic)and if this artificial brain is able to encode not only the binar informations but also the bosonic informations and gravitonic considering the principle of increase of mass dueto evolution.In logic ,the algorythmic informations are different because invented by humans.But if a kind of 3D spherical system is inserted with its sortings and superimposings Inside this brain,it becomes intriguing considering the external informations and the number of connections.If the dark matter produces gravitons and if these gravitons can be encoded, so it becomes relevant to consider the autonome evolution of this artificial brain.If the consciousness is an universal reality, so if the mass energy correlation is a reality where thransformations are also a reality.It is intriguing if a consciousness an its pure uniquenss can be encoded in this artificial brain.The algorythmic informations more the bosonic and gravitonic can imply the creation of a kindof superbrain.I hope that theconscious encoded will a good soul :)

Intriguing is a weak word.

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If we analyse the artificial intelligence, it becomes intriguing considering the number of codes and informations permitting to make the movements or a kindof logic reasoning.If we reach a certian number of connections and informations.So the system can be relevant.A robot can act with the given coded in function of rules.It becomes intriguing if we extrapolate the number of connections in a kind of artificial brainIf we have several kind of informations(algorythmic or even bosonic or gravitonic)and if this artificial brain is able to encode not only the binar informations but also the bosonic informations and gravitonic considering the principle of increase of mass dueto evolution.In logic ,the algorythmic informations are different because invented by humans.But if a kind of 3D spherical system is inserted with its sortings and superimposings Inside this brain,it becomes intriguing considering the external informations and the number of connections.If the dark matter produces gravitons and if these gravitons can be encoded, so it becomes relevant to consider the autonome evolution of this artificial brain.If the consciousness is an universal reality, so if the mass energy correlation is a reality where thransformations are also a reality.It is intriguing if a consciousness an its pure uniquenss can be encoded in this artificial brain.The algorythmic informations more the bosonic and gravitonic can imply the creation of a kindof superbrain.I hope that theconscious encoded will a good soul :)

Intriguing is a weak word.

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There is much that is true about this article...

"The book, actually first published in 1956, was W. Ross Ashby’s An Introduction to Cybernetics, which outlined a framework for unifying the sciences—the classical disciplines, that is—in terms of how systems can be controlled.

...That brings us back to that pivotal Friday afternoon in Nottingham. In An Introduction to...

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"The book, actually first published in 1956, was W. Ross Ashby’s An Introduction to Cybernetics, which outlined a framework for unifying the sciences—the classical disciplines, that is—in terms of how systems can be controlled.

...That brings us back to that pivotal Friday afternoon in Nottingham. In An Introduction to...

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Dear Ms Merali and fqxi moderators,

I beleive that it does not exist a lot of articles and forums about Dark energy,and dark matter.It could be interesting to see what are the ideas about this dark energy repulsive correlated with the cosmological constant.It could be relevant to discuss about the universal sphere and its intrinsic properties in analysing thedark matter, the matter and the dark energy in their properties of évolutions on spacetime correlated with the general relativity.

We could discuss of homogeneity of our universe, the isotropism, the entropy and its Arrow of time correlated with the increase of mass due to encoding of informations.

In all case it is interesting to develop a little about this topic.

Regards

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I beleive that it does not exist a lot of articles and forums about Dark energy,and dark matter.It could be interesting to see what are the ideas about this dark energy repulsive correlated with the cosmological constant.It could be relevant to discuss about the universal sphere and its intrinsic properties in analysing thedark matter, the matter and the dark energy in their properties of évolutions on spacetime correlated with the general relativity.

We could discuss of homogeneity of our universe, the isotropism, the entropy and its Arrow of time correlated with the increase of mass due to encoding of informations.

In all case it is interesting to develop a little about this topic.

Regards

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Here's another perspective on the applications of quantum-like effects to complex systems, without using entanglement:

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/254630

915_The_Problem_of_Quantum-Like_Representation_in_Economy_Co

gnitive_Science_and_Genetics?showFulltext=true

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https://www.researchgate.net/publication/254630

915_The_Problem_of_Quantum-Like_Representation_in_Economy_Co

gnitive_Science_and_Genetics?showFulltext=true

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If entanglement falls, as a fundamental principle, dynamic centrality remains.

Which opens up insight into the meaning "local realism". What is local on one scale is not necessarily local on another. Thus, requisite variety reduces to multi-scale variety. Without magic.

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Which opens up insight into the meaning "local realism". What is local on one scale is not necessarily local on another. Thus, requisite variety reduces to multi-scale variety. Without magic.

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Vacuum state

In quantum field theory, the vacuum state (also called the vacuum) is the quantum state with the lowest possible energy.

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If the quantum field theory can be accurately described through perturbation theory, then the properties of the vacuum are analogous to the properties of the ground state of a quantum mechanical harmonic oscillator (or more accurately, the ground state of a QM problem). In this case the vacuum expectation value (VEV) of any field operator vanishes. For quantum field theories in which perturbation theory breaks down at low energies (for example, Quantum chromodynamics or the BCS theory of superconductivity) field operators may have non-vanishing vacuum expectation values called condensates. In the Standard Model, the non-zero vacuum expectation value of the Higgs field, arising from spontaneous symmetry breaking, is the mechanism by which the other fields in the theory acquire mass.

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Symmetry

For a relativistic field theory, the vacuum is Poincaré invariant, which follows from Wightman axioms but can be also proved directly without these axioms.[9] Poincaré invariance implies that only scalar combinations of field operators have non-vanishing VEV's. The VEV may break some of the internal symmetries of the Lagrangian of the field theory. In this case the vacuum has less symmetry than the theory allows, and one says that spontaneous symmetry breaking has occurred. See Higgs mechanism, standard model.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vacuum_state

Reality finds itself to exist at the lowest possible energy level or ground state (or as described by perturbation theory to be the ground state of the Quantum Mechanical Harmonic Oscillator) and may or may not escape itself at this level depending on whatever causally influences its mass (Higgs field) and energy level.

See: http://www.sciforums.com/threads/reality-is.152528/page-10

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In quantum field theory, the vacuum state (also called the vacuum) is the quantum state with the lowest possible energy.

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If the quantum field theory can be accurately described through perturbation theory, then the properties of the vacuum are analogous to the properties of the ground state of a quantum mechanical harmonic oscillator (or more accurately, the ground state of a QM problem). In this case the vacuum expectation value (VEV) of any field operator vanishes. For quantum field theories in which perturbation theory breaks down at low energies (for example, Quantum chromodynamics or the BCS theory of superconductivity) field operators may have non-vanishing vacuum expectation values called condensates. In the Standard Model, the non-zero vacuum expectation value of the Higgs field, arising from spontaneous symmetry breaking, is the mechanism by which the other fields in the theory acquire mass.

(...)

Symmetry

For a relativistic field theory, the vacuum is Poincaré invariant, which follows from Wightman axioms but can be also proved directly without these axioms.[9] Poincaré invariance implies that only scalar combinations of field operators have non-vanishing VEV's. The VEV may break some of the internal symmetries of the Lagrangian of the field theory. In this case the vacuum has less symmetry than the theory allows, and one says that spontaneous symmetry breaking has occurred. See Higgs mechanism, standard model.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vacuum_state

Reality finds itself to exist at the lowest possible energy level or ground state (or as described by perturbation theory to be the ground state of the Quantum Mechanical Harmonic Oscillator) and may or may not escape itself at this level depending on whatever causally influences its mass (Higgs field) and energy level.

See: http://www.sciforums.com/threads/reality-is.152528/page-10

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Hello Mr Hosein,

And if it is not a boson which give the mass but a gravitons.If it exists the smallest quanta of E foragraviton ,it becomes relevant to consider that they areencoded in matter above our lenght of 10^-35m.If my line of reasoning is correct ofcourse, the entropy increases towards the central particles BH at the quantum scale.We are just at nuclear step at thismoment.What I...

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And if it is not a boson which give the mass but a gravitons.If it exists the smallest quanta of E foragraviton ,it becomes relevant to consider that they areencoded in matter above our lenght of 10^-35m.If my line of reasoning is correct ofcourse, the entropy increases towards the central particles BH at the quantum scale.We are just at nuclear step at thismoment.What I...

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Thank you Steve.

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You are welcome.

I ask me if this boson giving mass to Bosons W+ and - and Z0 with its mass of 125–126 GeV⋅c-2 is really the key of mass.I beleive that it exists many sorts of these bosons.It is not really the boson of Higgs which give the mass.With different désintégrations during a collision proton anti proton,we have so different modes and oscillations and so particles.Furthermore their lifetime is soshort ,can we affirm that it is aboson of HiggsI don't think that the collision are the best way to find these bosons.In all case, it is just a particle separated with a certain mass.If we want to find what is the gravitation, so we must go more far.Thecollision for these steps are more far.It is difficult to analyse.But if a supersymmetry exists, so it is possible to link mass and gravitation in considering the main gravitational codes above protons and neutrons.The spherical volumes seem relevant.But we have problems about the scale.

ps if a boson of higgs has a very short period oflife,if this boson is separated during thecollision,so it becomes again a photon in fact.So can we affirm that mass isgiven by this photon durin,g its encoding.That implies so that the main gravitational codes are Inside our quantum uniqueness.So mass and quantum gravity are linked.And probably that gravitons and bosons permits the building due to this quantum matter and its codes.Now how can we interpret so the short period of life for these bosons ?Perhaps that it is just a propertie due toseparation simply where the rotations change correlaated with proportional mass .In fact , we cannot be sure about these higgs and furthermore if themain codes are gravitational and Inside quantum matter.These main codes encode bosons and gravitons in logic .

Regards

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I ask me if this boson giving mass to Bosons W+ and - and Z0 with its mass of 125–126 GeV⋅c-2 is really the key of mass.I beleive that it exists many sorts of these bosons.It is not really the boson of Higgs which give the mass.With different désintégrations during a collision proton anti proton,we have so different modes and oscillations and so particles.Furthermore their lifetime is soshort ,can we affirm that it is aboson of HiggsI don't think that the collision are the best way to find these bosons.In all case, it is just a particle separated with a certain mass.If we want to find what is the gravitation, so we must go more far.Thecollision for these steps are more far.It is difficult to analyse.But if a supersymmetry exists, so it is possible to link mass and gravitation in considering the main gravitational codes above protons and neutrons.The spherical volumes seem relevant.But we have problems about the scale.

ps if a boson of higgs has a very short period oflife,if this boson is separated during thecollision,so it becomes again a photon in fact.So can we affirm that mass isgiven by this photon durin,g its encoding.That implies so that the main gravitational codes are Inside our quantum uniqueness.So mass and quantum gravity are linked.And probably that gravitons and bosons permits the building due to this quantum matter and its codes.Now how can we interpret so the short period of life for these bosons ?Perhaps that it is just a propertie due toseparation simply where the rotations change correlaated with proportional mass .In fact , we cannot be sure about these higgs and furthermore if themain codes are gravitational and Inside quantum matter.These main codes encode bosons and gravitons in logic .

Regards

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Some of the reasoning you have in play there, seems - on the face of things anyway - problematic. Cybernetics, when it first came out, had the new distinctiveness on its own terms, yes, but well below any 'stand alone' standard. It did not stand on its own in terms of new value. But it was an excellent illustration, for the 1950's audience, of the possibilities in the 'shape of things to come'. In...

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Some of the reasoning you have in play there, seems - on the face of things anyway - problematic. Cybernetics, when it first came out, had the new distinctiveness on its own terms, yes, but well below any 'stand alone' standard. It did not stand on its own in terms of new value. But it was an excellent illustration, for the 1950's audience, of the possibilities in the 'shape of things to come'. In...

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seems related to the work on top down causation of sara walker and paul davies. fascinating stuff.

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Diederik Aerts and his colleagues at the VUB and elsewhere have been pursuing a not dissimilar approach (applying QM principles isomorphically to macroworld social and other issues) for a couple of decades. Just noting.

One concern. All this seems to be edging fairly close to a ToE or -- not contradictory -- something akin to empirical proof that P=NP. Or am I fundamentally misreading?

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One concern. All this seems to be edging fairly close to a ToE or -- not contradictory -- something akin to empirical proof that P=NP. Or am I fundamentally misreading?

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