Information theory of non-equilibrium states

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The Shannon's information theory of equilibrium states has already underpinned fundamental progress in a diverse range of subjects such as computing, cryptography, telecommunications, physiology, linguistics, biochemical signaling, mathematics and physics. Here we undertake a brief examination of the concept of information theory of non-equilibrium states. The fundamental approach proposed here has the potential to enable new applications, research methods and long-term innovations, including the principle of extracting digital information from non-equilibrium states and the development of predictive protocols of mutation dynamics in genome sequences.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-29
Number of pages8
JournalIPI Letters
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jul 2023


  • non-equilibrium information theory
  • thermal fluctuations
  • information entropy

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