Special Functions: Fractional Calculus and the Pathway for Entropy
by Hans J. Haubold (ed.)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2018
Number of pages: 306
Historically, the notion of entropy emerged in conceptually very distinct contexts. This book deals with the connection between entropy, probability, and fractional dynamics as they appeared, for example, in solar neutrino astrophysics since the 1970's.
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