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On relations between information and physics. (English) Zbl 0565.94009
Results of a new ”gnostical” theory of real data are interpreted in terms of physics. The influence of uncertainty on real data is equivalent to a virtual motion of data along geodesics. Both thermodynamical laws are shown to hold for closed cycles of transformations of data. Changes of information borne by each particular datum evaluated by gnostical theory are shown to satisfy an equation of equivalence between sources of fields of information and of thermodynamical entropy.

94A15 Information theory (general)
80A10 Classical and relativistic thermodynamics