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The Concept of Entropic Time: A Preliminary Discussion

  title={The Concept of Entropic Time: A Preliminary Discussion},
  author={Martin Paul Vaughan},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
The deep connection between entropy and information is discussed in terms of both classical and quantum physics. The mechanism of information transfer between systems via entanglement is explored in the context of decoherence theory. The concept of entropic time is then introduced on the basis of information acquisition, which is argued to be effectively irreversible and consistent with both the Second Law of Thermodynamics and our psychological perception of time. This is distinguished from… 
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