Entropy and Smart systems

Krishna Murthy, V 2003, 'Entropy and Smart systems', International Journal of Smart Engineering Systems Design, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 481-490.


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Title Entropy and Smart systems
Author(s) Krishna Murthy, V
Year 2003
Journal name International Journal of Smart Engineering Systems Design
Volume number 5
Issue number 4
Start page 481
End page 490
Total pages 10
Publisher Taylor and Francis
Abstract A smart system exhibits the four important properties: (i) Interactive, Collective, coordinated and Parallel Operation (ii) Self-organization through emergent properties (iii) Power law scaling under emergence (iv) Adaptive and Flexible operation. We describe the role of fractal and percolation model for understanding smart systems. A hierarchy based on metric entropy is suggested among the computational systems that transcend from the unsmart to the smart system through a phase transition like phenomenon. Understanding smart systems is useful to solve hard-optimization problem inspired by the self-organizing processes found in nature.
Subject Information Systems Development Methodologies
DOI - identifier 10.1080/10255810390445337
ISSN 1025-5818
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