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HierarchyPerspectives for Ecological Complexity$
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T. F. H. Allen and Thomas B. Starr

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780226489544

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226489711.001.0001

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Scales and Filters

Scales and Filters

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(p.68) Chapter Three Scales and Filters
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Hierarchy
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T.F.H. Allen

Thomas B. Starr

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226489711.003.0004

Signals are filtered to give message. Filters can run into the future to give anticipation. The filter defines the scale of a holon. The distinction between signs and signals is explained in the origins of writing. Internal genons and external environs are conceptual devices for addressing signals arriving into and departing from holons. The symmetry of some filters for transmission versus reception is explained by coupling movie cameras to projectors.

Keywords:   filters, fractals, message, scale, writing

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