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First-passage phenomena and their applications

Author: Ralf Metzler; G Oshanin; Sidney Redner
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, [2014] ©2014
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The book contains review articles on recent advances in first-passage phenomena and applications contributed by leading international experts. It is intended for graduate students and researchers who are interested in learning about this intriguing and important topic.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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First-passage phenomena and their applications.
New Jersey : World Scientific, [2014]
(DLC) 2013048239
(OCoLC)866252720
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralf Metzler; G Oshanin; Sidney Redner
ISBN: 9789814590297 9814590290
OCLC Number: 875894539
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 595 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Arrival statistics and exploration properties of mortal walkers / S.B. Yuste, E. Abad and K. Lindenberg --
2. First passage of a randomly accelerated particle / T.W. Burkhardt --
3. First passage problems in anomalous diffusion / A. Rosso and A. Zoia --
4. First-passage times of intermittent random walks / O. Benichou and R. Voituriez --
5. First-passage phenomena on finite inhomogeneous networks / E. Agliari and D. Cassi --
6. Effective spectral dimension in scale-free networks / S. Hwang, D.-S. Lee and B. Kahng --
7. First-passage statistics for random walks in bounded domains / R. Voituriez and O. Benichou --
8. First passage behavior of multi-dimensional fractional Brownian motion and application to reaction phenomena / J.-H. Jeon, A.V. Chechkin and R. Metzler --
9. Trajectory-to-trajectory fluctuations in first-passage phenomena in bounded domains / T.G. Mattos [and others] --
10. Exact record and order statistics of random walks via first-passage ideas / G. Schehr and S.N. Majumdar --
11. First passage in conical geometry and ordering of Brownian particles / E. Ben-Naim and P.L. Krapivsky --
12. First passage time problems in biophysical jump processes with fast kinetics / P.C. Bressloff and J.M. Newby --
13. First passage problems in biology / T. Chou and M.R. D'Orsogna --
14. The effect of detection mechanisms on spatial search and foraging / D. Campos and V. Mendez --
15. Search in random media with Levy flights / E. Gelenbe and O.H. Abdelrahman --
16. Exit strategies: Visual search and the quitting time problem / T.S. Horowitz --
17. Statistical physics of evolutionary trajectories on fitness landscapes / M. Manhart and A.V. Morozov --
18. Some applications of first-passage ideas to finance / R. Chicheportiche and J.-P. Bouchaud --
19. First-passage and extremes in socio-economic systems / J. Masoliver and J. Perello --
20. Transport and the first passage time problem with application to cold atoms in optical traps / E. Barkai and D.A. Kessler --
21. The excursion set theory in cosmology / M. Maggiore and A. Riotto --
22. Self-organized escape processes of linear chains in nonlinear potentials / T. Gross, D. Hennig and L. Schimansky-Geier --
23. Efficient Monte Carlo methods for simulating diffusion-reaction processes in complex systems / D.S. Grebenkov.
Responsibility: editors ; Ralf Metzler, University of Potsdam, Germany, Tampere University of Technology, Finalnd, Gleb Oshanin, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France, Sidney Redner, Boston University, USA.

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The book contains review articles on recent advances in first-passage phenomena and applications contributed by leading international experts. It is intended for graduate students and researchers who are interested in learning about this intriguing and important topic.

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