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Complexity, Entropy, and the Physics of Information: The proceedings of the 1988 Workshop on Complexity, Entropy, and the Physics of Information held May-June, 1989, in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Zurek, Wojciech Hubert

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ISBN 10: 0201515091 / ISBN 13: 9780201515091
Published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Redwood City, Calif, 1990
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Large octavo in red boards; illus.; 530 pp., 25 cm. In English. || Series: Santa Fe Institute studies in the sciences of complexity Volume 8; Contents: Physics of information -- Laws of physics and laws of computation -- Complexity and evolution -- Physics of computation -- Probability, entropy, and quantum -- Quantum theory and measurement; From the library of Nobel laureate Dr. Donald A. Glaser, inventor of the bubble chamber; NB: search keyword DGLSR for more titles in The Glaser Collection, including collectible copies. Fine copy; may contain traces of spine lable adhesive at spine tail; o/w clean, like new copy with bright, crisp, unmarked pages. Bookseller Inventory # 85563

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Title: Complexity, Entropy, and the Physics of ...

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Redwood City, Calif

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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A must have for those with a deep commitment to the second law of thermodynamics, entropy, and information theory.

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This book explores not only the connections between quantum and classical physics, information and its transfer, computation, and their significance for the formulation of physical theories, but it also considers the origins evolution of the information-processing entities, their complexity, and the manner in which they analyze their perceptions to form models of the Universe.

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