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On Interrelation of Time and Entropy

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Technical Physics Department, Ural Federal University, 19 Mira St., Ekaterinburg 620002, Russia
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Institute of Industrial Ecology, 20 S. Kovalevskaya St., Ekaterinburg 620219, Russia
Entropy 2017, 19(7), 345; https://doi.org/10.3390/e19070345
Received: 20 June 2017 / Revised: 6 July 2017 / Accepted: 7 July 2017 / Published: 10 July 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Entropy, Time and Evolution)
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Abstract

A measure of time is related to the number of ways by which the human correlates the past and the future for some process. On this basis, a connection between time and entropy (information, Boltzmann–Gibbs, and thermodynamic one) is established. This measure gives time such properties as universality, relativity, directionality, and non-uniformity. A number of issues of the modern science related to the finding of laws describing changes in nature are discussed. A special emphasis is made on the role of evolutionary adaptation of an observer to the surrounding world. View Full-Text
Keywords: measure of time; entropy; evolutionary adaptation measure of time; entropy; evolutionary adaptation
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