|Code: a code is a systematic rule for replacing characters from a character set with characters from a second set. If communication is supposed to run successfully, the transmitter and receiver both must know the code. The encoding adds nothing to the original information. See also communication, information, character, symbol, system._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Jacques Monod on Code - Dictionary of Arguments
Information/deciphering/code/Monod: the text of the protein, which is, so to speak, the last reason of the project of life, is undecipherable because it arose by chance!_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Le hasard et la nécessité, Paris 1970
Zufall und Notwendigkeit Hamburg 1982