Entropy and Equilibria in Competitive Systems
AbstractThis paper investigates the applicability of thermodynamic concepts and principles to competitive systems. We show that Tsallis entropies are suitable for the characterisation of systems with transitive competition when mutations deviate from Gibbs mutations. Different types of equilibria in competitive systems are considered and analysed. As competition rules become more and more intransitive, thermodynamic analogies are eroded, and the behaviour of the system can become complex. This work analyses the phenomenon of punctuated evolution in the context of the competitive risk/benefit dilemma.
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Klimenko, A.Y. Entropy and Equilibria in Competitive Systems. Entropy 2014, 16, 1-22.
Klimenko AY. Entropy and Equilibria in Competitive Systems. Entropy. 2014; 16(1):1-22.Chicago/Turabian Style
Klimenko, A. Y. 2014. "Entropy and Equilibria in Competitive Systems." Entropy 16, no. 1: 1-22.