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Today's society looks to universities for solutions to broad-based issues that require cross-disciplinary expertise. Yet, the organizational structure of our institutions remains locked in academic and administrative silos that have little genuine ability to communicate or to recognize the interdependence of knowledge. Why does the capacity to comm...
Peirce's 1870 Logic Of Relatives
Here's a link to a collection of notes that will eventually be developed into a paper — or maybe a book? — on Peirce's 1870 memoir on the logic of relative terms.
Open Programming Project
If anyone is looking for a programming project, here is a link to the “Theme One Program” that I worked on all through the 1980s — still only partially documented, of course.
The aim was to develop fundamental algorithms and data structures to support an integrated learning and reasoning interface. The Learning part implemented a 2-level formal language learning algorithm and the Reasoning part implemented an extension of Peirce's logical graphs for propositional calculus.
Prospects For Inquiry Driven Systems
The initial portion of this essay is the Interest Statement that I submitted as a part of my application to graduate school in the Systems Engineering doctoral program at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan in September 1992.