thermodynamics of equilibrium


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Noun1.thermodynamics of equilibrium - the aspect of thermodynamics concerned with thermal equilibrium
thermodynamics - the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy
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Keywords: evolutionary computation, simulated annealing, thermodynamics of equilibrium, detailed balance, ergodicity.
The SA algorithm is a computational formalism inspired in the thermodynamics of equilibrium for a physical system with a large number of particles, but fixed in its size, so that it can only exchange energy with the environment.
THERMODYNAMICS OF EQUILIBRIUM AND EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHMS