Information FAQs:


Q: Is information that which informs?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information the message has different meanings in different contexts?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information taken as an ordered sequence of symbols from an alphabet, say an input alphabet χ, and an output alphabet ϒ?

A: Yes, Information processing consists of an input-output function that maps any input sequence from χ into an output sequence from ϒ. The mapping may be probabilistic or deterministic.

Q: Is information any propagation of cause and effect within a system?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information of particular importance in the theory of quantum computers?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information always conveyed as the content of a message?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information πληροφορία?

A: Yes, and which transliterates from πλήρης "fully" and φέρω frequentative of to carry-through.

Q: Is information important because of association with other information but eventually there must be a connection to a causal input?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information transmitted indirectly?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information a concept that involves at least two related entities in order to make quantitative sense?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information any type of pattern that influences the formation or transformation of other patterns?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information conveyed either as the content of a message or through direct or indirect observation of anything?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information required to resolve uncertainty of that event?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information usually carried by weak stimuli that must be detected by specialized sensory systems and amplified by energy inputs before they can be functional to the organism or system?

A: Yes.

Q: Is information any kind of event that affects the state of a dynamic system that can interpret the information?

A: Yes.