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Introduction to nonextensive statistical mechanics : approaching a complex world

Author: Constantino Tsallis
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2009.
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With a focus firmly on nonextensive statistical mechanics, a current generalization of Boltzmann-Gibbs (BG) statistical mechanics, this book covers in a comprehensive way one of the greatest  Read more...

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Tsallis, Constantino.
Introduction to nonextensive statistical mechanics.
New York, NY : Springer, c2009
(OCoLC)248979894
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Constantino Tsallis
ISBN: 9780387853598 0387853596 9780387853581 0387853588
OCLC Number: 318545415
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 382 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Contents: Basics or How the Theory Works.- Historical Background and Physical Motivations.- Learning with Boltzmann-Gibbs Statistical Mechanics.- Generalizing What We Learnt: Nonextensive Statistical Mechanics.- Foundations or Why the Theory Works.- Stochastic Dynamical Foundations of~Nonextensive Statistical Mechanics.- Deterministic Dynamical Foundations of Nonextensive Statistical Mechanics.- Generalizing Nonextensive Statistical Mechanics.- Applications or What for the Theory Works.- Thermodynamical and Nonthermodynamical Applications.- Last (But Not Least).- Final Comments and Perspectives.
Responsibility: Constantino Tsallis.

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