"R.D. Heilman" wrote:So can the number of hairs on a dog's tail. That doesn't mean
> Ken Cox <k...@lucent.com> wrote:
> Perhaps, but both informational and thermodynamic entropy be
> expressed mathematically.
that any of the three concepts are related.
Except for the name, and certain rather esoteric considerations
> > By the way, http://www.deja.com/viewthread.xp?AN=579515285Even from my brief glances at those threads, I don't see how that
> > and http://www.deja.com/viewthread.xp?AN=562194244 might be
> > of some interest. They're a couple of threads from back in
> > December and January, in which one R.D. Heilman was an active
> > participant, and in which these issues of thermodynamic and
> > information entropy were discussed in some detail.
> This is true, in fact this is not the only instances where I was
> actively engaged in this, or a similar discussion. But frankly,
> I did not believe my concerns were really addressed.
can be. Both information theory and thermo were discussed in some
detail, as well as the lack of any relation between the two types
of entropy. Admittedly, the respondents weren't telling you what
you seemed to want to hear, but that's not their problem; they were
just explaining how the universe behaves, and any issues you have
with that are strictly your problem.
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