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

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Wojciech Hubert Zurek
Westview Press, 1990 - Science - 530 pages
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Pioneering ground-breaker on "physics" as information (read: affected by and embedded within consciousness) with sling-shot best-of-them-all introduction lecture by John Archibald Wheeler on participatory observation.

Contents

Physics of Information 1
3
Probability in Quantum Theory
19
Quantum Theory and Measurement 423
27
Information from Quantum Measurements
29
Local Accessibility of Quantum States
39
The Entropy of Black Holes
47
Some Simple Consequences of the Loss of Information in
53
Why is the Physical World so Comprehensible?
61
Information Dissipation in Quantum Cosmology and
69
Algorithmic Information Content ChurchTuring Thesis
73
Contents
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