On the Foundations and Philosophy of Info-metrics

  • Amos Golan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7318)


Among the set of open questions in philosophy of information posed by Floridi [5,6] is the question of “What Is the Dynamics of Information?” For recent discussion see Crnkovic and Hofkirchner [2]) and a complimentary summary of open questions in the interconnection of philosophy of information and computation (Adriaans [1]). The broad definition of “dynamics of information” includes the concept of “information processing.” This article concentrates on that concept, redefines it as “info-metrics,” and discusses some open questions within info-metrics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amos Golan
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  1. 1.Info-Metrics Institute and Department of EconomicsAmerican UniversityWashingtonUnited States of America

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