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Title Complexity, Entropy and the Physics of Information.
Imprint Boulder : Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2018.


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Description 1 online resource (545 pages)
Series Santa Fe Institute ; v. Vol. 8
Santa Fe Institute.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Physical measurements -- Congresses.
Computational complexity -- Congresses.
Entropy -- Congresses.
Quantum theory -- Congresses.
Science -- Energy.
Science -- Mechanics -- General.
Science -- Physics -- General.
Computational complexity.
Physical measurements.
Quantum theory.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Foreword; Table of Contents; I: Physics of information; Information, Physics, Quantum: The Search for Links; Information from Quantum Measurements; Local Accessibility of Quantum States; The Entropy of Black Holes; Some Simple Consequences of the Loss of Information in a Spacetime with a Horizon; Why is the Physical World so Comprehensible?; II: Laws of Physics and Laws of Computation; Algorithmic Information Content, Church-Turing Thesis, Physical Entropy, and Maxwellâ#x80;#x99;s Demon.
Entropy and Information: How Much Information is Needed to Assign a Probability?Complexity of Models; Laws and Boundary Conditions; How to Define Complexity in Physics, and Why; III: Complexity and Evolution; Requirements for Evolvability in Complex Systems: Orderly Dynamics and Frozen Components; Valuable Information; Non-Equilibrium Polymers, Entropy, and Algorithmic Information; The Dynamics of Complex Computational Systems; Computation at the Onset of Chaos; IV: Physics of Computation; Parallel Quantum Computation.
Information Processing at the Molecular Level: Possible Realizations and Physical ConstraintsHow Cheap Can Mechanicsâ#x80;#x99; First Principles Be?; Intermittent Fluctuations and Complexity; Information Processing in Visual Perception; V: Probability, Entropy, and Quantum; Thermodynamic Constraints on Quantum Axioms; Entropy and Quantum Mechanics; Einstein Completion of Quantum Mechanics Made Falsifiable; Quantum Mechanics and Algorithmic Complexity; Probability in Quantum Theory; Quantum Measurements and Entropy; VI: Quantum Theory and Measurement.
Quantum Mechanics in the Light of Quantum CosmologyInformation Dissipation in Quantum Cosmology and the Emergence of Classical Spacetime; The Quantum Mechanics of Self-Measurement; The Quantum-Classical Correspondence in Light of Classical Bellâ#x80;#x99;s and Quantum Tsirelsonâ#x80;#x99;s Inequalities; Some Progress in Measurement Theory: The Logical Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics; Indices.
Summary A must have for those with a deep commitment to the second law of thermodynamics, entropy, and information theory.
Other Title Print version: H. Zurek, Wojciech. Complexity, Entropy and the Physics of Information. Boulder : Chapman and Hall/CRC, ©2018 9780201515060