Constructor theory of information

  title={Constructor theory of information},
  author={David Deutsch and Chiara Marletto},
  booktitle={Proceedings. Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences},
We propose a theory of information expressed solely in terms of which transformations of physical systems are possible and which are impossible-i.e. in constructor-theoretic terms. It includes conjectured, exact laws of physics expressing the regularities that allow information to be physically instantiated. Although these laws are directly about information, independently of the details of particular physical instantiations, information is not regarded as an a priori mathematical or logical… CONTINUE READING

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