User talk:OgosLay

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There are a lot of references posted.

References are well listed, Further may be needed to satisfy. If you go under the references listed such as "Information: The material physical cause of causation" there are a ton of references that deal with information theory to which also include references to wiki.

   * http://mmmi.robinfaichney.org/physics.html
   * http://mmmi.robinfaichney.org/physent.html
   * http://mmmi.robinfaichney.org/causation.html
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Information
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Physical_information
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Algorithmic_information_theory
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Free_Information_Infrastructure
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Information_theory
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Medium
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Information_processing
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Observation
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Entropy
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Systems_theory
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Cybernetics
   * http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Library_and_Information_Science
   * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information

1) Information is any type of pattern that influences the formation or transformation of other patterns. In this sense, there is no need for a conscious mind to perceive, much less appreciate, the pattern.[citation needed] Consider, for example, DNA. The sequence of nucleotides is a pattern that influences the formation and development of an organism without any need for a conscious mind.

2) Systems theory at times seems to refer to information in this sense, assuming information does not necessarily involve any conscious mind, and patterns circulating (due to feedback) in the system can be called information. In other words, it can be said that information in this sense is something potentially perceived as representation, though not created or presented for that purpose. For example, Gregory Bateson defines "information" as a "difference that makes a difference".

3) If, however, the premise of "influence" implies that information has been perceived by a conscious mind and also interpreted by it, the specific context associated with this interpretation may cause the transformation of the information into knowledge

4) In 2003, J. D. Bekenstein claimed there is a growing trend in physics to define the physical world as being made of information itself (and thus information is defined in this way) (see Digital physics). Information has a well defined meaning in physics. Examples of this include the phenomenon of quantum entanglement where particles can interact without reference to their separation or the speed of light. Information itself cannot travel faster than light even if the information is transmitted indirectly. This could lead to the fact that all attempts at physically observing a particle with an "entangled" relationship to another are slowed down, even though the particles are not connected in any other way other than by the information they carry.

5) Another link is demonstrated by the Maxwell's demon thought experiment. In this experiment, a direct relationship between information and another physical property, entropy, is demonstrated. A consequence is that it is impossible to destroy information without increasing the entropy of a system; in practical terms this often means generating heat. Another, more philosophical, outcome is that information could be thought of as interchangeable with energy. Thus, in the study of logic gates, the theoretical lower bound of thermal energy released by an AND gate is higher than for the NOT gate (because information is destroyed in an AND gate and simply converted in a NOT gate). Physical information is of particular importance in the theory of quantum computers.

Perhaps you can outline for us what references you would require. And please be specific to what you want references on