DOI: 10.14704/nq.2017.15.4.1096

Decision-Making Process and Information

Daegene Song


One of the most important concepts in logic and the foundations of mathematics may be beneficial in providing an explanation for the cosmological constant problem. A connection between self-reference and consciousness has been previously discussed due to their similar nature of making a reference to itself. Vacuum observation has the property of self-reference and consciousness in the sense that the observer is observing one's own reference frame of energy. In this paper, the cyclical loop model of self-reference is applied to the vacuum observation, such that the discrepancy between the energy density resulting from the first part of the causal loop (i.e., the classical irreversible computation of the observer's reference frame) and the other part of the causal loop (i.e., nondeterministic quantum evolution) corresponds to . This effectively provides a consistent explanation of the difference between the experimental and the computational values of the vacuum energy, namely, the cosmological constant problem.


Information, Decision-making, Vacuum, Cyclical looping

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This work was supported by the research grant of the Chungbuk National University in 2015.

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