The University of Arizona

Zakharov Lectureship 2022: Physical Nature of Information – How to receive, send and forget information, Lecture 2

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Zakharov Lectureship 2022: Physical Nature of Information – How to receive, send and forget information, Lecture 2
Location: ENR2 S395
Presenter: Gregory Falkovich, Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Asymptotic equipartition as a universal mathematical tool of statistical physics and information theory. Information as a choice. Entropy as the rate of information transfer. Two greatest code inventions: alphabet and positional numeral system. Entropy of the language and the genetic code.

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