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Parrondo's games and the zipping algorithm
Author(s): Pau Amengual; Raul Toral
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Paper Abstract

We study the relation between the discrete-time version of the flashing ratchet known as Parrondo's games and a compression technique used very recently with thermal ratchets for evaluating the transfer of information -- negentropy -- between the Brownian particle and the source of fluctuations. We present some results concerning different versions of Parrondo's games showing, for each case, a good qualitative agreement between the gain and the inverse of the entropy.

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Date Published: 25 May 2004
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5471, Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics II, (25 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.556419
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Pau Amengual, Instituto Mediterraneo de Estudios Avanzados (Spain)
Raul Toral, Instituto Mediterraneo de Estudios Avanzados (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5471:
Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics II
Zoltan Gingl, Editor(s)

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