Gibbs Paradox and the Concepts of Information, Symmetry, Similarity and Their Relationship

  title={Gibbs Paradox and the Concepts of Information, Symmetry, Similarity and Their Relationship},
  author={Shu-Kun Lin},
  • Shu-Kun Lin
  • Published 17 March 2008
  • Computer Science
  • Entropy
We are publishing volume 10 of Entropy. When I was a chemistry student I was facinated by thermodynamic problems, particularly the Gibbs paradox. It has now been more than 10 years since I actively published on this topic [1-4]. During this decade, the globalized Information Society has been developing very quickly based on the Internet and the term information is widely used, but what is information? What is its relationship with entropy and other concepts like symmetry, distinguishability and… 

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