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    A monograph about the simple premise that Boltzmann entropy is equivalent to Shannon entropy.He spends the main part of the books talking about how neat his idea is and how neat it would be for everyone to get on board.Only in the copious appendices are there examples of the potential insight of this premise.It would have been better if it were like the appendices And if it included Kolmogorov complexity And if it included parastatistics.


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A Farewell to Entropy download A Farewell to Entropy , read online A Farewell to Entropy , kindle ebook A Farewell to Entropy , A Farewell to Entropy c63cfffac323 The Principal Message Of This Book Is That Thermodynamics And Statistical Mechanics Will Benefit From Replacing The Unfortunate, Misleading And Mysterious Term Entropy With A Familiar, Meaningful And Appropriate Term Such As Information, Missing Information Or Uncertainty This Replacement Would Facilitate The Interpretation Of The Driving Force Of Many Processes In Terms Of Informational Changes And Dispel The Mystery That Has Always Enshrouded EntropyIt Has Been Years Since Clausius Coined The Term Entropy Almost Years Since Shannon Developed The Mathematical Theory Of Information Subsequently Renamed Entropy In This Book, The Author Advocates Replacing Entropy By Information , A Term That Has Become Widely Used In Many Branches Of ScienceThe Author Also Takes A New And Bold Approach To Thermodynamics And Statistical Mechanics Information Is Used Not Only As A Tool For Predicting Distributions But As The Fundamental Cornerstone Concept Of Thermodynamics, Held Until Now By The Term EntropyThe Topics Covered Include The Fundamentals Of Probability And Information Theory The General Concept Of Information As Well As The Particular Concept Of Information As Applied In Thermodynamics The Re Derivation Of The Sackur Tetrode Equation For The Entropy Of An Ideal Gas From Purely Informational Arguments The Fundamental Formalism Of Statistical Mechanics And Many Examples Of Simple Processes The Driving Force For Which Is Analyzed In Terms Of Information