negentropy


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negentropy

[nə′gen·trə·pē]
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It generates, like negentropy, a structure that constantly builds itself up against the flow of stable meanings.
Non-Gaussianity is the key to estimating the ICA model and can be measured by kurtosis, negentropy, and approximations of negentropy (Hyvarinen, Oja 2000).
Among the topics are redundancy in the English language, thermal agitation and Brownian motion, Maxwell's demon and the negentropy principle of information, the problem of computing, and the problem of very small distances.
Differing from entropy, regarded as irregularity measure of a certain system, negentropy usually means measure of order or structural "complexity" of surrounding system related to various entropic processes in physical world.
In doing so, some measure of non-Gaussianity such as negentropy is maximized [16], [17].
A normalised version of entropy is given by a new measure called Negentropy J which is defined as
Examples of the powerful sets of polarities at work in our lives are: autonomy and relationship, rights and responsibilities, agency and communion, wisdom and compassion, justice and mercy, masculine and feminine, centripetal and centrifugal forces, or entropy and negentropy.
Landscape negentropy as the measure of its stability in the context of sustainable development, in Citizens and Governance for Sustainable Development, CIGSUD-2006.
Since a Gaussian random variable has more entropy than any random variable with the same variance, we can use negentropy, the difference between the entropy of the random variable and a Gaussian random variable of the same variance to measure how far we are from a Gaussian distribution.
Observed from system theory we're back in descriptions of entropy and negentropy.
In 1978 this list included synergy, entropy, negentropy, and four dimensional.
Hyvarinen and Oja (2000) introduced a flexible and reliable approximation of the negentropy as a measure of non-Gaussianity: