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"Nonadditive Entropy" – An Excellent Review Article

"Nonadditive Entropy" – An Excellent Review Article

New Advances in Entropy Formulation – “Nonadditive Entropy” Well, chalk it up to being newly returned to the fold – after years of work in knowledge discovery, predictive analysis, neural networks, and sensor fusion, I’m finally returning to my roots and re-invigorating some previous work that involves the Cluster Variation Method. In the course of this, I’ve just learned (as a Janie-come-lately) about the major evolution in thinking about entropy, largely led by Constantino Tsallis. He has an excellent review…

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Equilibrium and Utility: Two Different Realms

Equilibrium and Utility: Two Different Realms

Continuing with Beinhocker’s Origin of Wealth, it is important to distinguish carefully between some of the ideas that Beinhocker is expounding. While overall, he is doing a good job of bringing in many related thoughts and ideas, there is a slight tendency towards “mushing.” In that note, I’d like to suggest that we discern carefully between ideas involving utility (Origins, hardcover; pp. 34 & 37), and equilibrium. On pg. 34, Beinhocker begins a discussion of how utility is an underlying…

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