Erasure Cost and Reversible Computing

Contributor(s): Publisher number: 1198266 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2015Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type:
  • two-dimensional moving image
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  • computer
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  • online resource
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Online resources: Summary: Maxwell's demon has startling implications for the push toward ever-faster computers. Probe the connection between the second law of thermodynamics and the erasure of information, which turns out to be a practical barrier to computer processing speed. Learn how computer scientists deal with the demon..
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Maxwell's demon has startling implications for the push toward ever-faster computers. Probe the connection between the second law of thermodynamics and the erasure of information, which turns out to be a practical barrier to computer processing speed. Learn how computer scientists deal with the demon..

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