Efficient Algorithms for Searching the Minimum Information Partition in Integrated Information Theory

@article{Kitazono2018EfficientAF,
  title={Efficient Algorithms for Searching the Minimum Information Partition in Integrated Information Theory},
  author={Jun Kitazono and Ryota Kanai and Masafumi Oizumi},
  journal={Entropy},
  year={2018},
  volume={20}
}
The ability to integrate information in the brain is considered to be an essential property for cognition and consciousness. Integrated Information Theory (IIT) hypothesizes that the amount of integrated information (Φ) in the brain is related to the level of consciousness. IIT proposes that, to quantify information integration in a system as a whole, integrated information should be measured across the partition of the system at which information loss caused by partitioning is minimized… 

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