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Information 2012, 3(4), 644-660; doi:10.3390/info3040644

Extensional Information Articulation from the Universe

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Graduate School of Business Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo 112-0012, Japan
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Received: 26 September 2012 / Revised: 2 November 2012 / Accepted: 5 November 2012 / Published: 13 November 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Information and Energy/Matter)
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Information must have physical support and this physical universe comprisesphysical interactions. Hence actual information processes should have a description byinteractions alone, i.e., an extensional description. In this paper, such a model of the processof information articulation from the universe is developed by generalizing the extensivemeasurement theory in metrology. Moreover, a model of the attribute creation processis presented to exemplify a step of the informational articulation process. These modelsdemonstrate the valuableness of the extensional view and are expected to enhance theunderstanding of the extensional aspects of fundamentals of information.
Keywords: extensional; information articulation; IGUS; extensive measurement extensional; information articulation; IGUS; extensive measurement
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Yoshitake, M.; Saruwatari, Y. Extensional Information Articulation from the Universe. Information 2012, 3, 644-660.

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