Directionality Theory and the Entropic Principle of Natural Selection

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Demetrius, Lloyd; Gundlach, Volker;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Entropy (issn: 1099-4300)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/e16105428
  • Subject: Malthusian parameter | Q | evolutionary entropy | origin of life | Science | Physics | Astrophysics | metabolic rate | QC1-999 | Gibbs-Boltzmann entropy | QB460-466

Darwinian fitness describes the capacity of an organism to appropriate resources from the environment and to convert these resources into net-offspring production. Studies of competition between related types indicate that fitness is analytically described by entropy, a... View more
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