In 2004, physicist Mark Newman, along with biologist Michael Lachmann and computer scientist Cristopher Moore, showed that if electromagnetic radiation is used as a transmission medium, the most information-efficient format for a given 1-D signal is indistinguishable from blackbody radiation. Since many natural processes maximize the Gibbs-Boltzmann entropy, they should give rise to spectra indistinguishable from optimally efficient transmission. In 2008, computer scientist C.S. Calude and physicist K. Svozil proved that "Quantum Randomness" is not Turing computable. In 2013, academic scientist R.A. Fiorini confirmed Newman, Lachmann and Moore's result, creating analogous example for 2-D signal (image), as an application of CICT in pattern recognition and image analysis. Paradoxically if you don’t know the code used for the message you can’t tell the difference between an information-rich message and a random jumble of letters. This is an entropy conundrum to solve. Even the most sophisticated instrumentation system is completely unable to reliably discriminate so called "random noise" from any combinatorically optimized encoded message, which CICT called "deterministic noise". Entropy fundamental concept crosses so many scientific and research areas, but, unfortunately, even across so many different disciplines, scientists have not yet worked out a definitive solution to the fundamental problem of the logical relationship between human experience and knowledge extraction. So, both classic concept of entropy and system random noise should be revisited deeply at theoretical and operational level. A convenient CICT solution proposal will be presented.

The Entropy Conundrum: A Solution Proposal

FIORINI, RODOLFO
2014

Abstract

In 2004, physicist Mark Newman, along with biologist Michael Lachmann and computer scientist Cristopher Moore, showed that if electromagnetic radiation is used as a transmission medium, the most information-efficient format for a given 1-D signal is indistinguishable from blackbody radiation. Since many natural processes maximize the Gibbs-Boltzmann entropy, they should give rise to spectra indistinguishable from optimally efficient transmission. In 2008, computer scientist C.S. Calude and physicist K. Svozil proved that "Quantum Randomness" is not Turing computable. In 2013, academic scientist R.A. Fiorini confirmed Newman, Lachmann and Moore's result, creating analogous example for 2-D signal (image), as an application of CICT in pattern recognition and image analysis. Paradoxically if you don’t know the code used for the message you can’t tell the difference between an information-rich message and a random jumble of letters. This is an entropy conundrum to solve. Even the most sophisticated instrumentation system is completely unable to reliably discriminate so called "random noise" from any combinatorically optimized encoded message, which CICT called "deterministic noise". Entropy fundamental concept crosses so many scientific and research areas, but, unfortunately, even across so many different disciplines, scientists have not yet worked out a definitive solution to the fundamental problem of the logical relationship between human experience and knowledge extraction. So, both classic concept of entropy and system random noise should be revisited deeply at theoretical and operational level. A convenient CICT solution proposal will be presented.
Proceedings of the 1st Int. Electron. Conf. Entropy Appl., Vol.1
entropy; statistical mechanics; quantum-classical transition, decoherence, combinatorial optimization; reversibility; quantum mechanics.
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