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On Interrelation of Time and Entropy

Technical Physics Department, Ural Federal University, 19 Mira St., Ekaterinburg 620002, Russia
Institute of Industrial Ecology, 20 S. Kovalevskaya St., Ekaterinburg 620219, Russia
Entropy 2017, 19(7), 345;
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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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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