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Synonyms for entropy

(communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome

(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work

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In comparing entropies of the FPI to the other markets, the empirical results at the 99 and 95 percent significance levels induced two possible ranking scenarios (Table 4).
We reported that subjects with LBP have lower entropies than nondisabled subjects, which suggests that entropy relates to endurance [22].
The next section exercises linear, Gaussian, fitness proportional and Rosca entropies for the entropy-driven approach and compares the experimental results with the Fogarty [7], Schaffer [15], and 1/5 success rule [12] approaches.
16) The arising Yockey-Elitzur paradox has a crucial importance and may be resolved when realizing that organization acts between different molecules, all of which have relatively high entropies and randomness, yet simultaneously are related to each other.