Brownian Computation is Thermodynamically Irreversible

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2013
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http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10000
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John D. Norton
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Brownian computers are supposed to illustrate how logically reversible mathematical operations can be computed by physical processes that are thermodynamically reversible or nearly so. In fact, they are thermodynamically irreversible processes that are the analog of an uncontrolled expansion of a gas into a vacuum.

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