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Such an analysis can be made regardless of how the pulses were initiated in the
external environment. The number of pulses or signals transmitted per second in
a message on a channel need not, of course, be the same as the number of bits ...
information was transmitted from a neuron to a single muscle fiber or between
two neurons, yielded similar results as well as some indications as to why
transmission broke down at high rates of input. At pulse input frequencies above
50 per s, ...
cells in the cochlear nucleus of guinea pigs when tone pips or pure tones were
delivered to their ears.18 When intensity was held constant, for instance, a cell
with spontaneous output of about 210 pulses per s responded to increase in
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I purchased this book many years ago and found it very enlighting. The shredout concept was of particular interest to me in that it provided ways to look at various living systems from micro to macro. It has a lot of detail which I never was able to get around to studying, but appears to have influenced my thinking which was later documented in a series of blogs http://www.bcswonline.com/blog/index.html
I still have a copy and refer to it.
TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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