Saibal Mitra, [EMAIL PROTECTED]

> A new article by Caticha: > > http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/gr-qc/0109068 > > I explore the possibility that the laws of physics might be laws of >inference rather than laws of nature. What sort of dynamics can one derive >from well-established rules of inference? Specifically, I ask: Given >relevant information codified in the initial and the final states, what >trajectory is the system expected to follow? The answer follows from a >principle of inference, the principle of maximum entropy, and not from a >principle of physics. The entropic dynamics derived this way exhibits some >remarkable formal similarities with other generally covariant theories >such as general relativity. I agree that the laws of physics are related with inference. That paper seems interesting. I keep it until I get more time to read it. Thanks. (He used Fisher Information, and I have still some problems with it, no doubt those problems relie on my lack of understanding in statistics). Bruno