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Discerning Potential and Impact Information

Department of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, 520 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Presented at the Conference Theoretical Information Studies, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2–6 June 2019.
Proceedings 2020, 47(1), 4; https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings47010004
Published: 13 May 2020
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of IS4SI 2019 Summit)
This paper contains further analysis of the concept of information aimed at discovering new features of this mysterious but very important phenomenon. We base our analysis on the general theory of information and contemporary theoretical physics. This approach allows for the explication of two basic complementary types of information—potential and impact information. In such a way, we achieve a better understanding of information as a natural and social phenomenon, which serves as a base for developing novel tools for measuring information.
Keywords: information; energy; work; force; potential information; impact information; measure information; energy; work; force; potential information; impact information; measure
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Burgin, M. Discerning Potential and Impact Information. Proceedings 2020, 47, 4.

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