My current research projects include, Aposyndesis, a contribution to biosociology/biopsychology and also
Other work, listed more or less from older to newer
Experiment Machine circa 1964 in experiment psychology, Austin, made its way into Cal Tech in experimental economics in 1985.
DOMES an introduction to the concept of a "distributed observatory."
Day of the Dolphinoid, 1993
Contains what seems to be the first professionally published instance
of the word "ethorobotics." This paper was excerpted from the privately distributed Ethorobotics of Dolphinoids (also, in some versions, called "Ethorobotics of Microsubs") that resulted from my first teaching "Artificial Intelligence" - at Southern University in Baton Rouge. The behavioral parts trace back to my undergraduate days in Experimental Psychology at the University of Texas in Austin.
|A field of mathematics I invented then abandoned due to my seeming inability to find interesting applications. Convex Topology, also known as Convexly Topological Spaces, combines Convexity and Topology and also generalizes many concepts of Normed Linear Spaces. One application is a new field of metric spaces.|
Hannibal at Cannae
|Post-Roman historians underestimated Hannibal in that their descripion of the battle had him winning by a tactic which depended too much on luck. The "experts" say that Hannibal simply surrounded an army twice the size of his! Rather, his tactic depended upon the predictability of behavior of large masses of Roman cavalry and infantry.|
Other Hypotheses and Guesses by Douglas Moreman
Machine Consciousness might (shudder?) be easy to produce.
Speciation via Innate Behaviors, rather than via geological separation.
Explaining the methane explosions in Yamal Peninsula, Siberia.
Near-sightedness as a result of slow reaction to feedback.
Lava flows in Decca India tied to Asteroid in Yucatan Mexico?
Subsidence of Coastal Louisiana.
Where are the sub-Saharan sewers?
Racial differences illuminate Vitamin D deficiencies.
Race-extinction via disease in Americas, Japan, Australia, ...
Global Warming and Vikings and Mongols (and their horses).
Dipylon shields were what the name says they were?
Asking and answering practical, historical questions inspired by the Old Testament:
There is a 5000 year old stone "dish" in Egypt that looks like it was machined. What was it for?
Aposyndesis is my biological approach to some aspects of social behaviors, including war.
Epistemological Concerns in Climate Science. Why do climate models make wrong predictions about the climate?. What is the epistemology of this and what is its socio-psychology?