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Editors: Korutcheva, Elka (Universidad Nacional de Educatión a Distancia, Spain); Nadjakov, G. (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria); Cuerno, Rodolfo (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
Book Description:
In this book, the authors present a number of review articles on topics from various subfields of condensed matter and statistical mechanics which have been recently, or currently are, the focus of intense activity, most of which have cross-disciplinary implications to other domains of science. The chapters are divided into three large classes of studies, namely: (i)} systems whose evolutions are dominated by, or are essentially the effect of, fluctuations; (ii)} driven systems in which the way to dissipate driving forces is relevant; (iii) systems in which disorder in the interactions induce highly non-trivial dynamics leading naturally to questions of(computational) complexity.

Table of Contents:
Preface.

NOISE DOMINATED SYSTEMS, AND APPLICATIONS:

Complex Systems: Challenges, Tools, and Successes;
(Luis Amaral and Marc Barthélemy);

Multiplicative Noise in Non-Equilibrium Phase Transitions: A Tutorial;
(Miguel A. Munoz);

Self Organized Criticality as a Phase Transition;
(Mikko Alava);

Paradoxical Games, Ratchets, and Related Phenomena;
(Juan M. R. Parrondo, Luis Dinís, Javier Buceta, and Katja Lindenberg);

Stochastic Population Dynamics of Spiking Neurons;
(Paolo Del Giudice and Maurizio Mattia);

Random Walks in Physiologic Dynamics;
(Plamen Ivanov);



DRIVEN SYSTEMS WITH DISSIPATION:


Anomalous Velocity Distributions in Inelastic Maxwell Gases;
(R. Brito and M. H. Ernst);

Phase-Field Models in Interfacial Pattern Formation out of Equilibrium;
(Ricard González-Cinca, Roger Folch, Raúl Benítez, Laureano Ramírez-Piscina, Jaume Casademunt, and A. Hernández-Machado);

Universality Issues in Surface Kinetic Roughening of Thin Solid Films;
(Rodolfo Cuerno and Luis Vázquez);

SYSTEMS WITH RANDON INTERACTIONS, AND OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS

The Minority Games: An Introductory Guide;
(Esteban Moro);

Low Temperature Properties of Finite Dimensional Using Spin Glasses: (some) Numerical Simulations;
(Juan J. Ruiz-Lorenzo);

Multi-State Neural Networks Based upon Spin-Glasses: A Biased Overview;
(D. Bollé);

Statistical Mechanics of the Blume-Emery-Griffiths Neural Network Model;
(David Dominguez and Elka Korutcheva);

Complexity Transitions and Statistical Physics Algorithms for Hard Random Combinatorial Problems;
(R. Zecchina);

Index.

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2004
   ISBN: 1-59033-899-5
   Status: AV
  
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