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How particular is the physics of the Free Energy Principle?

@inproceedings{Aguilera2021HowPI,
  title={How particular is the physics of the Free Energy Principle?},
  author={Miguel Aguilera and Beren Millidge and Alexander Tschantz and Christopher L. Buckley},
  year={2021}
}
The Free Energy Principle (FEP) states that any dynamical system can be interpreted as performing Bayesian inference upon its surrounding environment. Although the FEP applies in theory to a wide variety of systems, there has been almost no direct exploration of the principle in concrete systems. In this paper, we examine in depth the assumptions required to derive the FEP in the simplest possible set of systems – weakly-coupled non-equilibrium linear stochastic systems. Specifically, we… Expand

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