By B. Roy Frieden
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print Publication Year:2004
Online Publication Date:February 2010
Online ISBN:9780511616907
Hardback ISBN:9780521810791
Paperback ISBN:9780521009119
Book DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511616907
Subjects: Theoretical Physics and Mathematical Physics , Mathematical physics
This work shows that information is at the root of all fields of science. These fields may be generated by use of the concept of "extreme physical information" or EPI. The book greatly expands the material in Physics from Fisher Information to include many other areas in science.
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pp. i-vi
pp. vii-xii
pp. 1-22
1 - What is Fisher information?: Read PDF
pp. 23-57
2 - Fisher information in a vector world: Read PDF
pp. 58-73
3 - Extreme physical information: Read PDF
pp. 74-130
4 - Derivation of relativistic quantum mechanics: Read PDF
pp. 131-162
5 - Classical electrodynamics: Read PDF
pp. 163-189
6 - The Einstein field equation of general relativity: Read PDF
pp. 190-208
7 - Classical statistical physics: Read PDF
pp. 209-242
8 - Power spectral 1 / ƒ noise: Read PDF
pp. 243-253
9 - Physical constants and the 1/x probability law: Read PDF
pp. 254-270
10 - Constrained-likelihood quantum measurement theory: Read PDF
pp. 271-289
11 - Research topics: Read PDF
pp. 290-313
12 - EPI and entangled realities: the EPR–Bohm experiment: Read PDF
pp. 314-332
13 - Econophysics, with Raymond J. Hawkins: Read PDF
pp. 333-355
14 - Growth and transport processes: Read PDF
pp. 356-391
15 - Cancer growth, with Robert A. Gatenby: Read PDF
pp. 392-413
pp. 414-432
Appendix A - Solutions common to entropy and Fisher I-extremization: Read PDF
pp. 433-436
Appendix B - Cramer–Rao inequalities for vector data: Read PDF
pp. 437-440
Appendix C - Cramer–Rao inequality for an imaginary parameter: Read PDF
pp. 441-444
Appendix D - EPI derivations of Schrödinger wave equation, Newtonian mechanics, and classical virial theorem: Read PDF
pp. 445-451
Appendix E - Factorization of the Klein–Gordon information: Read PDF
pp. 452-456
Appendix F - Evaluation of certain integrals: Read PDF
pp. 457-458
Appendix G - Schrödinger wave equation as a non-relativistic limit: Read PDF
pp. 459-460
Appendix H - Non-uniqueness of potential A for finite boundaries: Read PDF
pp. 461-462
Appendix I - Four-dimensional normalization: Read PDF
pp. 463-470
Appendix J - Transfer matrix method: Read PDF
pp. 471-472
Appendix K - Numerov method: Read PDF
pp. 473-474
pp. 475-483
pp. 484-490
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