TitleInformation and its role in nature
Author(s)J.G. Roederer
PublicationBerlin, Springer, 2005.
Description1 online resource (xii, 235 p.) : ill
Abstract NotePresenting an in-depth interdisciplinary discussion of the concept of information and its role in the control of natural processes, the author first briefly reviews classical and quantum information theory. He then addresses numerous essential questions, such as: Is information reducible to the laws of physics and chemistry?, and more
Contents NoteIntroduction; Elements of Classical Information Theory; Elements of Quantum Information Theory; Classical, Quantum and Information-Driven Interactions; The "Active" Role of Information in Biological Systems; The 'Passive' Role of Information in Physics; Information and the Brain
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (p. [225]-229) and index
Keyword(s)1. Computer Science, general 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - SPRINGER 4. Evolutionary Biology 5. INFORMATION RETRIEVAL 6. INFORMATION THEORY IN BIOLOGY 7. Information, Th�eorie de l', en biologie 8. Life Sciences, general 9. NATURE 10. Physics, general 11. Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology 12. Recherche de l'information 13. SCIENCE 14. Teoria da informa�c�ao
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