Category Archives: Philosophical

The Neurological Principle

 You are invited to an NIH Biomedical Computing (BCIG) Lecture entitled  The Neurological Principle: A Mathematical Theory of Yin-Yang and Body-Mind Unity Motivated by Neural Signal Transduction  by  Dr. Stefan Jaeger Visiting Scientist Communications Engineering Branch Lister Hill National Center … Continue reading

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Yin-Yang Video

To visualize my latest results regarding the Yin-Yang symbol, I created the following video. The video shows different versions of the Yin-Yang symbol, depending on the daylight hours for latitudes ranging from -90 to 90 degrees.   Yin-Yang Symbol by Dr. Stefan … Continue reading

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Yin-Yang Symbol

In case you ever wondered where the Yin-Yang symbol comes from, see my paper entitled A Geomedical Approach to Chinese Medicine: The Origin of the Yin-Yang Symbol, which is a chapter in a book on the recent advances in Chinese Medicine. Most … Continue reading

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Natural Numbers

In my last post, I argued that intrinsic uncertainty between existing and non-existing objects should be incorporated into today’s mathematics, and I wondered about the best place to do so. Being a fundamental concept, intrinsic uncertainty should be part of the … Continue reading

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Intrinsic Uncertainty

As promised, I would like to pick up where I left off some time ago, when I discussed the Butterfly Dream. I mentioned that, in my opinion, the Butterfly Dream describes the dual concept of existence vs non-existence.  I opined that … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Dream

The butterfly dream is one of the most well-known text passages of Chinese Philosophy. It was written (dreamed) by Chuang Tzu, who lived around the 4th century BCE and who was, together with Lao Tzu, one of the great Taoist philosophers. The … Continue reading

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P/NP Problem

I posted a paper about my solution to the P/NP problem on arXiv this week: arXiv:1104.2538v1 The key idea making this paper different from other approaches is that the relationship between the complexity classes P and NP depends on the definition of the … Continue reading

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