Entropy 2010, 12(1), 80-88; doi:10.3390/e12010080

A Dynamic Model of Information and Entropy

School of Computer Sciences and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO3 4HG, UK
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Received: 29 October 2009; Accepted: 14 December 2009 / Published: 7 January 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Entropy and Information)
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Abstract: We discuss the possibility of a relativistic relationship between information and entropy, closely analogous to the classical Maxwell electro-magnetic wave equations. Inherent to the analysis is the description of information as residing in points of non-analyticity; yet ultimately also exhibiting a distributed characteristic: additionally analogous, therefore, to the wave-particle duality of light. At cosmological scales our vector differential equations predict conservation of information in black holes, whereas regular- and Z-DNA molecules correspond to helical solutions at microscopic levels. We further propose that regular- and Z-DNA are equivalent to the alternative words chosen from an alphabet to maintain the equilibrium of an information transmission system.
Keywords: information theory; entropy; thermodynamics

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Parker, M.C.; Walker, S.D. A Dynamic Model of Information and Entropy. Entropy 2010, 12, 80-88.

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