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Objectivity, Information, and Maxwell`s Demon

Weinstein, Steven (2002) Objectivity, Information, and Maxwell`s Demon. [Preprint]

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This paper examines some common measures of complexity, structure, and information, with an eye toward understanding the extent to which complexity or information-content may be regarded as objective properties of individual objects. A form of contextual objectivity is proposed which renders the measures objective, and which largely resolves the puzzle of Maxwell`s Demon.

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Item Type: Preprint
Weinstein, Steven
Keywords: Thermodynamics, Biology, Statistical Mechanics, Physics, Information
Depositing User: Program Committee
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2003
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:11
Item ID: 1102

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