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Entropy

  • Octavian Iordache
Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS, volume 70)

Abstract

Entropy and entropy production for multi-scale and multi-level systems are studied here with reference to physical and informational aspects.

Entropy balance, entropy increase and entropy production principles are formulated in new frames based on model categorification.

Case studies pertain to biosystems and ecosystems.

For the general PSM framework, new entropic criteria are proposed based on the study of different types of causation.

Evolvability maximization role for integrative closure is emphasized.

Keywords

Maximum Entropy Entropy Production Integrative Closure Entropy Increase Maximum Entropy Principle 
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