Jean-Bernard Brissaud

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Entropy is a basic physical quantity that led to various, and sometimes apparently connicting interpretations. It has been successively assimilated to diierent concepts such as disorder and information. In this paper we're going to revisit these conceptions, and establish the three following results: Entropy measures lack of information; it also measures(More)
This paper shows that: (a) given a mechanical system described by a set of independent coordinates in configuration space, (b) given an initial state of specified initial coordinates, and (c) given a situation in which the system can follow any one of a set of different possible paths with a pertinent probability pi , then the average path (defined as the(More)
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