Information and Life

  title={Information and Life},
  author={G{\'e}rard Battail},
  booktitle={Springer Netherlands},
Chapter 1 expounds the aim of the book: defining information as a scientific entity and using it for explaining life phenomena. The science of communication engineering, Shannon’s information theory, is available to this end but must be somewhat extended, especially as regards the identification of the specific properties which can be used for defining information as a scientific entity. As a mathematical discipline, information theory can hopefully provide biology with a yet lacking… CONTINUE READING
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