emergence

(redirected from Emergent phenomenon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Emergent phenomenon: Emergent properties, Emergent behavior

emergence

noun appearance, arrival, commencement, development, evidence, initiation, issue, manifestation, notice, now apparent, show, start
Associated concepts: emergent law, the emergence of law
See also: egress, expression, issuance, manifestation, nascency, origination, outflow, start
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, all authors reached consensus on the trustworthiness of themes, names of themes, subtheme descriptions, saturation level of collected data, and emergent phenomenon description.
We combined all data collection points and analyzed them for significant patterns and themes relating to the emergent phenomenon of American Indian college transition and retention.
Their characteristics--large and relatively easy to impale--facilitated studies that expanded our current understanding of the biophysical and biochemical mechanisms of learning and memory--an emergent phenomenon as important in humans as it is in the marine snail.
The apparition of conscience is an example of emergent phenomenon for humans.
The POLYNET project, led by Sir Peter Hall and Kathy Pain at the Young Foundation, London, and funded by the North West European INTERREG IIIB programme, has uniquely examined an emergent phenomenon in North West Europe: the global 'mega-city region' (MCR), a cluster of towns and cities that are increasingly interconnected by flows of information and communication--both virtual and physical.
As I observed on these pages several years ago, the 20th century model of centralized newsgathering and distribution is being augmented (and in some cases will be replaced) by an emergent phenomenon of increasingly ubiquitous and interwoven networks.
THE YOUNG WALTER HOPPS was only a year or so into his tenure as director of the Pasadena Art Museum when he mounted a show with a strong claim to be the first museum exhibition devoted to the emergent phenomenon of Pop art.
The paper also investigates the emergent phenomenon of whether educational software works as "edutainment" to facilitate and motivate students' learning, and whether the utilization is implemented in real classroom instruction without obstacles.