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Gary, what does theory say about the distribution of intelligence in a bacterial clone? Is theory assuming that all cells contain the same amount of intelligence?
As long as they were well isolated from external information from wild colony conjugation the molecular level intelligence of the clones would be essentially identical. But the cellular intelligence is the part it develops during its lifetime and depends on environment, resulting in tumblers, swarmers, or even sessile, resulting in very different cellular intelligence circuits.
how do you measure these similarities? quantitatively, and not from the gut?
Best to model it (or conceptualize what that ends up looking right). You then have all of the variables of the algorithm(s) to monitor for comparisons. Also know for sure such things as whether new information from conjugation influenced its molecular or its cellular intelligence.
Depending on cell type there may be little or no conjugation. Where it has a centrosome we get an animal cell which can perform amazing feats, even form social-cell colonies called humans.
So, have you measured this? What metric of similarity did you use? What variables does your algorithm use that we can use to measure this "cellular intelligence"?
is there ANYTHING you can measure to compare your model predictions to a real world scenario?
You have made statements that seem to be aimed at conveying the impression that you have made these comparisons. This is what we are interested in
You're obviously illiterate as hell. Peach, bro.-FtK
Finding something hard to believe based on the evidence, is science.-JoeG
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I work on molecular systems with pathway charts and such.-Giggles