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Entropy, information, and evolution : new perspectives on physical and biological evolution, edited by Bruce H. Weber, David J. Depew, and James D. Smith

Label
Entropy, information, and evolution : new perspectives on physical and biological evolution
Title
Entropy, information, and evolution
Title remainder
new perspectives on physical and biological evolution
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bruce H. Weber, David J. Depew, and James D. Smith
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH359
LC item number
.E57 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QH 359 E61 1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • California State University, Fullerton
  • Weber, Bruce H
  • Depew, David J.
  • Smith, James D.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Entropy
  • Entropy (Information theory)
  • Cosmology
  • Evolution
  • Evolution
  • Information Theory
  • Thermodynamics
  • mq
  • Évolution
  • Entropie
  • Entropie (Théorie de l'information)
  • Cosmologie
  • Evolution
  • Cosmology
  • Entropy
  • Entropy (Information theory)
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Entropie
  • Évolution (biologie)
  • Équilibre thermodynamique
  • Evolutionstheorie
  • Entropie
  • Kongress
  • Thermodynamik
  • Evolution
Label
Entropy, information, and evolution : new perspectives on physical and biological evolution, edited by Bruce H. Weber, David J. Depew, and James D. Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on papers presented at a conference on evolution, entropy, and information, held at California State University, Fullerton, May 1985, and sponsored by the University's School of Natural Science and Mathematics
  • "A Bradford book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Entropy in an expanding universe / Steven Frautschi -- Growth of order in the universe / David Layzer -- Parity violation and the origin of biomolecular chirality / Dilip Kondepudi -- Kinetic theory of living pattern and form and its possible relationship to evolution / Lionel G. Harrison -- The thermodynamic origin of ecosystems / Lionel Johnson -- Thermodynamics, ecological succession, and natural selection / Eric D. Schneider -- Thermodynamics, evolution, and emergence : ingredients for a new synthesis / Jeffrey S. Wicken -- Entropy and evolution / E.O. Wiley -- Dollo's law and the second law of thermodynamics : analogy or extension? / Daniel R. Brooks, D. David Cumming and Paul H. LeBlond -- The dynamics of biological order / John Collier -- Observations on evolution / John Olmsted III -- Entropy and evolution : sorting through the confusion / F.A. Hopf -- Evolution as nonequilibrium thermodynamics / John H. Campbell -- Teleology and biology / Richard T. O'Grady and Daniel R. Brooks -- Consequences of nonequilibrium thermodynamics for the Darwinian tradition / David J. Depew and Bruce H. Weber -- Cities as dissipative structures / C. Dyke
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 376 pages
Isbn
9780262231329
Lccn
87003822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15631080
  • (OCoLC)ocm15631080
Label
Entropy, information, and evolution : new perspectives on physical and biological evolution, edited by Bruce H. Weber, David J. Depew, and James D. Smith
Publication
Note
  • Based on papers presented at a conference on evolution, entropy, and information, held at California State University, Fullerton, May 1985, and sponsored by the University's School of Natural Science and Mathematics
  • "A Bradford book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Entropy in an expanding universe / Steven Frautschi -- Growth of order in the universe / David Layzer -- Parity violation and the origin of biomolecular chirality / Dilip Kondepudi -- Kinetic theory of living pattern and form and its possible relationship to evolution / Lionel G. Harrison -- The thermodynamic origin of ecosystems / Lionel Johnson -- Thermodynamics, ecological succession, and natural selection / Eric D. Schneider -- Thermodynamics, evolution, and emergence : ingredients for a new synthesis / Jeffrey S. Wicken -- Entropy and evolution / E.O. Wiley -- Dollo's law and the second law of thermodynamics : analogy or extension? / Daniel R. Brooks, D. David Cumming and Paul H. LeBlond -- The dynamics of biological order / John Collier -- Observations on evolution / John Olmsted III -- Entropy and evolution : sorting through the confusion / F.A. Hopf -- Evolution as nonequilibrium thermodynamics / John H. Campbell -- Teleology and biology / Richard T. O'Grady and Daniel R. Brooks -- Consequences of nonequilibrium thermodynamics for the Darwinian tradition / David J. Depew and Bruce H. Weber -- Cities as dissipative structures / C. Dyke
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 376 pages
Isbn
9780262231329
Lccn
87003822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15631080
  • (OCoLC)ocm15631080

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