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Information Dynamics and Open Systems : Classical and Quantum Approach - Roman S. Ingarden

Information Dynamics and Open Systems

Classical and Quantum Approach

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1997
ISBN: 9780792344735
Number Of Pages: 310

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This book has a long history of more than 20 years. The first attempt to write a monograph on information-theoretic approach to thermodynamics was done by one of the authors (RSI) in 1974 when he published, in the preprint form, two volumes of the book "Information Theory and Thermodynamics" concerning classical and quantum information theory, [153] (220 pp.), [154] (185 pp.). In spite of the encouraging remarks by some of the readers, the physical part of this book was never written except for the first chapter. Now this material is written completely anew and in much greater extent. A few years earlier, in 1970, second author of the present book, (AK), a doctoral student and collaborator of RSI in Toruli, published in Polish, also as a preprint, his habilitation dissertation "Information-theoretical decision scheme in quantum statistical mechanics" [196] (96 pp.). This small monograph presented his original results in the physical part of the theory developed in the Torun school. Unfortunately, this preprint was never published in English. The present book contains all these results in a much more modern and developed form.

Preface
Introduction
Classical Entropy
Quantum Entropy and Quantum Channel
Information Dynamics
Information Thermodynamics I
Information Thermodynamics II
Open Systems
Fractals with Information
Appendix
Appendix
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780792344735
ISBN-10: 0792344731
Series: Fundamental Theories of Physics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: 31st March 1997
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.63