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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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As noted above, "competition" qualifies as an emergent property of the national economy.
The typical argument of this reduction is from Kim with his functional model of reduction (Kim, 1999), the key to which is the 'functionalization' of an emergent property M and its 'realizer' p.
Our model operates in three dimensions, and does not (as yet) include any rules that, a priori, program emergent property (i.
In contrast, the processing power of a computer is an emergent property because it cannot be attached to any individual component.
Indianness is the key emergent property of an Indian tribe.
epiphenomenal, emergents, which is undesirable in view of the purposes to which the notion of an emergent property is typically put.
So the laws of physics remain true when an emergent property is instantiated: the usual physical forces are present, and these physical forces are still additive in the usual way.
His conception of mind has three fundamental premises: mind is an embodied and relational process regulating information and energy within and between brains, mind is an emergent property of the whole nervous system distributed in the body, and the maturation of the nervous system and brain are determined by interpersonal relationships.
From a systems perspective, Asa Hilliard's "Sba" (deep thought) may be one emergent property.
Consciousness is an emergent property, not from a cell or a collection of cells, but as a process or function of a system which is composed of interchangeable parts.
Thus, it is argued that successful adaptation of the enterprise is inseparable from, and is to some extent an emergent property of, OM learning.
An emergent property has to be a new reality, and to be real is to cause.