About Ken [was: Could a cell membrane provide an electromagnetic shield]

k p Collins kpaulc at [----------]earthlink.net
Thu Feb 19 02:28:08 EST 2004


I stand on what I posted.

So do you - literally :-]

k. p. collins

"Doktor DynaSoar" <targeting at OMCL.mil> wrote in message
news:fo8730trjn650sv85ed32neitndlhnl06n at 4ax.com...
> On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 15:12:46 -0400, "NMF"
> <nm_fournier at ns.sympatico.ca> wrote:
>
> } Please define cD? (crucial data?).
>
> Correlation dimension. Dimension is typically termed "D". There can be
> several kinds of dimension. The question which Ken answered with
> irrelevant material involved calculation od correlation deminsion (cD)
> from a time series.
>
> } If you actually think that the
> } geometrical shape of a neuron plays no role in the coordination
> } spatiotemporal regulation of neuronal activity, I would say your
completely
> } wrong.
>
> So would I. However, the question was about calculating cD from an
> arbitrary time series; strictly a matter of nonlinear statistics. The
> topology of part of the brain, which was the essence of Ken's "answer"
> is about as relevant to this question as the presence of hematite on
> Mars is to the structure of Shakespear's sonnets. Even of the time
> series was one of neuro-electric activity, his answer is irrelevant.
> Mathematics does not change with the subject it is being applied to.
>





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