tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7662180971131696505.post8184259313423953932..comments2011-03-18T04:54:31.658-07:00Comments on Reality Cheque: Specifications (Part I) ... What Exactly are They?CJYmanhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09584586119820275846noreply@blogger.comBlogger6125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7662180971131696505.post-14638517145311213022008-12-19T16:43:00.000-08:002008-12-19T16:43:00.000-08:00can you check the site www.clintondoubtsdarwin.com...can you check the site www.clintondoubtsdarwin.com and give feedback<BR/>thankscindyhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/18377469830983006565noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7662180971131696505.post-41583769125738359142008-12-10T04:28:00.000-08:002008-12-10T04:28:00.000-08:00Today, William got an incredible deal on an old Vi...Today, William got an incredible deal on an old Victorian house. Highly satisfied with his business acumen, William settled in for a blissful night of sleep in his new home. <BR/><BR/>SLAM!<BR/><BR/>William woke with a start. He listened intently. But he didn't hear anything, so he settled back to sleep. <BR/><BR/><I>Cree..eak</I><BR/><BR/>William listened even more closely this time until, afterZachrielhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11268229653808829377noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7662180971131696505.post-88021668779579889952008-12-10T04:25:00.000-08:002008-12-10T04:25:00.000-08:00Though Dembski claims the Specificational Resource...Though Dembski claims the Specificational Resource is a quantitative measure, unless a description language is specified, we often see it used qualitatively. But let's work around that problem. <BR/><BR/>The real problem is when working with a sequences such as 00000000000000... Assuming a uniform probability distribution, we get the exact same answer as we do for the highly specified "primes". Zachrielhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11268229653808829377noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7662180971131696505.post-58930146262369750752008-12-10T04:24:00.000-08:002008-12-10T04:24:00.000-08:00CJYman: Now, I haven’t included the number of spec...<B>CJYman</B>: <I>Now, I haven’t included the number of specified patterns which are as compressible as the above random number, since I am not sure exactly how to calculate that number.</I><BR/><BR/>The vast majority of possible sequences of sufficient length have no discernable pattern to a Semiotic Agent. Hence, the shortest description is close to the length of the sequence. <BR/><BR/>So if Zachrielhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11268229653808829377noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7662180971131696505.post-75901756254392698732008-12-10T04:23:00.000-08:002008-12-10T04:23:00.000-08:00This is Dembski's paper, including his definition ...This is Dembski's paper, including his definition of specification. <BR/><BR/><A>Specification: The Pattern That Signifies Intelligence</A><BR/><BR/>σ = –log2[ ϕS(T)·P(T|H)]<BR/><BR/><BR/>T is the pattern. <BR/>H is the chance hypothesis.<BR/>P(T|H)] is the probability of the pattern given the chance hypothesis. <BR/><BR/>ϕS is the Semiotic Agent.<BR/>ϕS(T), called the <I>specificational Zachrielhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11268229653808829377noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7662180971131696505.post-48583100552102388842008-12-10T04:21:00.000-08:002008-12-10T04:21:00.000-08:00This comment has been removed by the author.Zachrielhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11268229653808829377noreply@blogger.com