Tag: semantic information
DNA Storage Goes Biological
DNA is already known to be an ideal storage medium. Why not use cells to do the hard work?
Mistakes Our Critics Make: Information Theory
Researchers felt compelled to describe biological information using such phrases as “coding schemes,” “carries meaning,” “core program,” and “hierarchical rules (grammar).”
Proteome Is Analogous to Language
A paper likens the proteome to a language with a “quasi-universal grammar” possessing the minimum complexity necessary to function as a cell.
Trends in Philosophy of Science: What Does “Semantic Information” Mean?
Theorists hope to alleviate a deficiency in Shannon information theory, which dealt only with the structure of a communication, not its semantics.