Entropy

(redirected from entropic)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Entropy

The level of disorder in a system.
Copyright © 2012, Campbell R. Harvey. All Rights Reserved.

Entropy

Disorder in any system. It is the opposite of efficiency.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved
References in periodicals archive ?
Embedding spatial information can improve the performance of entropic thresholding methods, while further work is still needed to improve the edge recognition performance.
Hendi, "Power-law entropic corrections to Newton's law and Friedmann equations," Physical Review D: Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, vol.
Newton's mechanics for any number of particles interacting among themselves and with external fields are completely reproduced by the resulting entropic dynamics.
The previous work found that a positive slope in [b.sub.T]-T curve corresponds to entropic elasticity, in case of natural rubber [27, 38, 40].
KECA is characterized by its entropic components instead of the principal or variance-based components in PCA or KPCA, respectively.
Such consideration suggests not only that selection may be the fundamental source of order in the universe--essentially, the opposite of the entropic process--but also that intelligent life is more likely than any other known thing in the universe to be an adaptation designed by cosmological natural selection.
That is because the more crowded the channel, the larger the entropic barrier existing during translocation.
A dimension ordered using Entropy as basic criteria is called further an Entropic or a Causal Dimension.
As part of the merger agreement, Entropic stockholders will receive USD 1.20 per share in cash and 0.2200 of a share of MaxLinear class A common stock for each Entropic common share outstanding immediately prior to the effective time of the merger.
At the heart of the product is Entropic's EN7551 ARM-based
By using the Jiuzhou STBs integrated with Entropic's c.LINK technology, operators can capitalize on the stability of their c.LINK EoC network infrastructure and accelerate VOD service deployments.