Mutual information as a two-point correlation function in stochastic lattice models

  title={Mutual information as a two-point correlation function in stochastic lattice models},
  author={Ulrich M{\"u}ller and Haye Hinrichsen},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment},
In statistical physics entropy is usually introduced as a global quantity which expresses the amount of information that would be needed to specify the microscopic configuration of a system. However, for lattice models with infinitely many possible configurations per lattice site it is also meaningful to introduce entropy as a local observable that describes the information content of a single lattice site. Likewise, the mutual information between two sites can be interpreted as a two-point… 
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