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Information, Entropy, and Progress

A New Evolutionary Paradigm

Information, Entropy, and Progress( )
Author: Ayres, Robert U.
ISBN:978-0-88318-911-5
Publication Date:May 1997
Publisher:American Institute of Physics
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $139.99
Book Description:

Market: Those in economics, especially thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, cybernetics, information theory, resource use, and evolutionary economic behavior. This book presents an innovative and challenging look at evolution on several scales, from the earth and its geology and chemistry to living organisms to social and economic systems. Applying the principles of thermodynamics and the concepts of information gathering and self- organization, the author characterizes the direction...
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Book Details
Pages:301
Detailed Subjects: Computers / Information Theory
Science / Life Sciences / Evolution
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:3.058 Pounds



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