Information in Biological Systems and the Fluctuation Theorem
AbstractSome critical trends in information theory, its role in living systems and utilization in fluctuation theory are discussed. The mutual information of thermodynamic coupling is incorporated into the generalized fluctuation theorem by using information theory and nonequilibrium thermodynamics. Thermodynamically coupled dissipative structures in living systems are capable of degrading more energy, and processing complex information through developmental and environmental constraints. The generalized fluctuation theorem can quantify the hysteresis observed in the amount of the irreversible work in nonequilibrium regimes in the presence of information and thermodynamic coupling.
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Demirel, Y. Information in Biological Systems and the Fluctuation Theorem. Entropy 2014, 16, 1931-1948.
Demirel Y. Information in Biological Systems and the Fluctuation Theorem. Entropy. 2014; 16(4):1931-1948.Chicago/Turabian Style
Demirel, Yaşar. 2014. "Information in Biological Systems and the Fluctuation Theorem." Entropy 16, no. 4: 1931-1948.