On the Isomorphisms of Markov Processes Associated with Bernoulli Systems
The relation between the irreversibility of the physical processes and the reversibility of Hamiltonian dynamics remains, since Boltzmann, a problem of fundamental theoretical importance. As is well known, the irreversibility of physical processes is expressed by the second law of thermodynamics. For isolated systems, it affirms the existence of a physical quantity, the entropy, which increases monotonically until it reaches its maximum at equilibrium.
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