Emergence

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emergence

[ə′mər·jəns]
(geology)
Dry land which was part of the ocean floor.
The act or process of becoming an emergent land mass.
(hydrology)

Emergence

 

an outgrowth on the surface of stems and leaves formed, in contrast to hair, not only by the epidermis but by underlying tissues. Emergences include the stinging hairs of nettle, the thorns on rose stems and thorn apples, and the glandular hairs on sundew (Drosera).

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However there are also disadvantages which are essentially related with harnessing emergent behaviour.
It is the tool of choice to understand motivations and emergent behaviours, and to derive insights at a more aggregate level.
These systems often exhibit emergent behaviours that cannot be detected by reductionist approaches.

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