Entropy 2012, 14(7), 1285-1295; doi:10.3390/e14071285
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Socio-Thermodynamics—Evolutionary Potentials in a Population of Hawks and Doves

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Received: 3 May 2012; in revised form: 25 June 2012 / Accepted: 4 July 2012 / Published: 23 July 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Concepts of Entropy and Their Applications)
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Abstract: The socio-thermodynamics of a population of two competing species exhibits strong analogies with the thermodynamics of solutions and alloys of two constituents. In particular we may construct strategy diagrams akin to the phase diagrams of chemical thermodynamics, complete with regions of homogeneous mixing and miscibility gaps.
Keywords: thermodynamics; sociology
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Müller, I. Socio-Thermodynamics—Evolutionary Potentials in a Population of Hawks and Doves. Entropy 2012, 14, 1285-1295.

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Müller I. Socio-Thermodynamics—Evolutionary Potentials in a Population of Hawks and Doves. Entropy. 2012; 14(7):1285-1295.

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Müller, Ingo. 2012. "Socio-Thermodynamics—Evolutionary Potentials in a Population of Hawks and Doves." Entropy 14, no. 7: 1285-1295.


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