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Re: Last points

On Sat, 8 Jan 2000, Tim Vanderhoek wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 08, 2000 at 05:15:20PM -0500, Joyce Poon wrote:
> > 
> > Resolution it is then... not sensitivity (although one can argue that they
> > may very well be the same thing... Tim is thinking "NO!" right now... 
> No, I wasn't thinking that actually.  It's quite common to use
> sensitivity to mean the same thing as resolution.  In the specific
> case it (partly) depends on whether you take macroscopic or a
> microscopic view of the insturement.  I think my message was
> sementically clear.

Is semiotics the study of words & their meanings?  If I recall correctly,
it is a very rigorous study of words...  I believe UT does offer courses
on semiotics.

Anyway... this has been a completely irrelevant & useless email.

Joyce :)