Home 
Summary: We discuss the concepts of information, entropy, and observer's capacity in the discrete measurement space. We derive the propagation of information in discrete jspace. The qvalues are introduced.
Notice the word "use". The entropy is
observer dependent. The entropy tells us
about the resources which can not be used for
the assigned task due to inherent limitations of
the system or the observer. The system for
the macroscopic observer Obs_{M}
(humans, v^{2}/c^{2}
<<1), exists based on measurement
made by Obs_{c} (v^{2}/c^{2}~1).
Thus while in thermodynamic systems we may not
notice the observer dependence, the value of the
entropy for a macroscopic observer is dependent
on the observer with maximum capacity to make
precise measurements. The
Ω is number of measurements and
k_{ij} is a constant characterizing
the discrete measurement space or
jspace. In
thermodynamics k_{ij} is k_{B}
known as the Boltzmann constant. We
will have to determine what is the
significance of k_{ij} in measurement
space. We will do it in a later section.
Remember the discussion towards the end of Qbox section! We introduced δ_{i }in jspace. The Obs_{i} measures all the information required for a PE1_{j} event in jspace due to δ_{i}, in one state. Hence the entropy in this case will be zero. At the same time δ_{i} really extends Obs_{j} capacity and as consequence the entropy for the same measurement is quite large for Obs_{j}. This is an important distinction we need to keep in mind. If an observer Obs_{j} is measuring same event, once by performing Ω_{A} measurements and then Ω_{B} measurements with improved efficiency such that Ω_{A} > Ω_{B} . The entropy for each case is S_{A} and S_{B} s.t. S_{A} > S_{B}. Then if we subtract information I_{AB} from low entropy state S_{B }then we get the high entropy state S_{A} . More the entropy less the information available to an observer. Hence the information is also known as negentropy. The amount of information I_{AB} needed for efficiency improvement is, Progress of Information in jspace We consider now the progress of information from ispace into the discrete jspace as the information measured by the Qbox.
Keep
in mind the expansion shown is within
the Qbox, implying the location of
truepoint or source becomes more and
more uncertain as the time
progresses. Or the universe
being measured is within the Qbox. We note that the source, ispace, and the measurement space defining the observer environment, jspace, are separated. For the same source the environment of different observers and their measurements, will vary per capacity of the observers. Therefore it will be prudent to separate the concept of energy which is measured in jspace using Qbox and used to define thermodynamic properties, from the information received from the ispace or the source. In discrete jspace the evolution from <t = 0_{j }> state on the time scale, due to increasing entropy, will degrade the information from its original value I(t = 0_{j}) to I(t = 0_{j}^{+}) such that, The instant (t = 0_{j})
represents the instant the measurements in
jspace start and (t = 0_{j}^{+})
represents the next instant at
infinitesimal time interval. The
exponential function is selected because
its derivative is equal to itself and its
initial value at q = 0 is 1. The
variable q takes only the positive
integral values in discrete measurement
space. Each qvalue represents a PE1_{j}
event in discrete jspace. We can
write equation (iv) as,
We need to remove the proportionality sign. To do that we determine the initial condition based on Obs_{i} measurements. For Obsi, the observer in ispace, all the outcomes are known and hence at the instant <t = 0j>, We have obtained the initial condition based on Obs_{i} capabilities. The initial conditions could not be determined precisely with Obs_{j}, the observer pair in discrete jspace, due to their inherent limitation in determining the origin with absolute accuracy. The variation of information in discrete jspace can be obtained from equation (v) as, We
can rewrite equation (vii) as,
The equation (viii), defines the relationship between the information at a later instant to the initial state information, in terms of PE1 measurements in a discrete measurement space or jspace. The relationship is independent of k_{ij} the constant characterizing the jspace. Please note that in deriving equation (viii), we have not considered any physical characteristics of the medium or the observer in jspace except for the observer's capacity to make measurements. The minimum value of q in discrete measurement space is 1. Finally we have to consider what happens when the entropy for an observer is maximized i.e. at what point the observer can not make any more measurements. This part is straightforward. With increasing entropy the observer Obs_{j} is highly unlikely to complete a PE1_{j} measurement. The value of the information measured by the observer in jspace becomes 0_{j} for the observers in jspace at t = ∞_{j}, where t = ∞_{j} is the instant at which the entropy is maximized. The notation <∞j> signifies an instant before the value on the time axis equals ∞_{j} or completion. No further information can be measured hence I(t = 0_{j}+) is null. The condition for this case can be written from equation (viii) as, The 0_{j} in R.H.S. of above equation is measured as finite by the Obs_{i}, which means that the information I(t=∞_{j}^{}) is finite, but Obs_{j} can not measure it as it is below his measurement capacity.
Before closing out this section, an
explanation of the entropy relationship is
necessary. When we wrote the equation
(i),
the logarithmic
function is due to additive nature
of entropy, which itself is due to
the assumption of no interaction
between the internal structures of
the molecules. The
conventional entropy S is defined
for a thermodynamic system which
in essence represents a
macroscopic observer Obs_{M}
with capacity v^{2}/c^{2}
<< 1. The
assumption of the lack of
interaction, corresponds to the
absence of the information
about <t = 0_{j}>
or the initial state.
Higher
observer capacity or the
condition ΔS
< 0, represents
the awareness of the initial
state. The first step
towards this awareness, will be
the phenomenological explanation
of the finestructure
constant. The
phenomenological explanations
require observer awareness of the
initial state or <t = 0_{j}>.
Well, writing equations is good, everybody does it so did we. But then what is the connection to the nature? We shall discuss it next when we describe the finestructure constant, Alpha. ______________ 1. At
this point we will state a basic
principle without proof as: "Every observer moves towards the state with maximum information, the observer can measure."
Information
on www.ijspace.org is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
International License.

"Entropy measures the lack of information about the exact state of a system.  Brillouin"  Zemansky and Dittman, Heat and Thermodynamics, The McGrawHill Corporation. "This principle (the negentropy principle of information), imposes a new limitation on physical experiments and is independent of the wellknown uncertainty relations of the quantum mechanics."  Leon Brillouin in Science and Information Theory. "His final view, expressed in 1912, seems to be that the interaction between ether and resonators is continuous, whereas the energy exchange between ordinary matter, such as atoms, and resonators is somehow quantized."  Hendrik Antoon Lorentz’s struggle with quantum theory, A. J. Kox, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. (2013) 67:149–170. "If the world has begun with a single quantum, the notions of space and time would altogether fail to have any meaning at the beginning; they would only begin to have a sensible meaning when the original quantum had been divided into a sufficient number of quanta. If this suggestion is correct, the beginning of the world happened a little before the beginning of space and time."  G. LEMAÎTRE, "The Beginning of the World from the Point of View of Quantum Theory.", Nature 127, 706 (9 May 1931). 