Living is information processing: from molecules to global systems

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Farnsworth, Keith D.; Nelson, John; Gershenson, Carlos;
(2012)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s10441-013-9179-3
  • Subject: H.1.1 | Quantitative Biology - Other Quantitative Biology | Computer Science - Information Theory | Physics - Biological Physics | J.3

We extend the concept that life is an informational phenomenon, at every level of organisation, from molecules to the global ecological system. According to this thesis: (a) living is information processing, in which memory is maintained by both molecular states and eco... View more
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