negentropy

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negentropy

[nə′gen·trə·pē]
(communications)
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Waste information entropy of the complete design space is considered as negative entropy.
And he regarded the increasing of the negative entropy as the symbol of the things advanced to a new state of orderliness that means evolutionary.
5) Informational entropy is often referred to as negentropy or negative entropy.
In the 20th century, Leo Szilard realized Maxwell's decision-making 'demon' was processing information to generate negative entropy.
The existence of the welfare state --especially for its financing mode--is an illustration of a setting wherein the government is led by positive entropy towards beneficiaries and negative entropy towards taxpayers.
Pro-nature and pro-environment, the journal includes information as such topics as thermodynamic reversibility, negative entropy, direct applications of solar and wind energy, fuel cells, and other approaches that are "economically attractive, environmentally appealing and socially responsible," Nova said.
They thus start with such environmental factors as resource scarcity, demographic pressures, socio-economic deprivation, and identity cleavages, later applying organization theory concepts such as life cycle, negative entropy, and congruence.
7) It is well known that living organisms and the Earth have a negative entropy balance, since they live from the highly concentrated energies of solar photons and they radiate in the infrared.
Negative entropy, created through the effective and efficient management of necessary transitions in the organizational systems' elements, must be imported into organizational settings to combat this natural disorder, which tends inevitably to develop in systems over time.
The animate world is simply a matter of organization and negative entropy.
If entropy increases with movement towards disorganization, negative entropy increases with movement towards organization.
The curve of entropy shows that the juvenile retina begins with minimal negative entropy.