Modeling Complex Systems

  • Marco Alberto Javarone
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Complexity book series (BRIEFSCOMPLEXITY)

Abstract

Statistical Physics deals with a number of topics of absolute relevance in Physics, as phase transitions. Notably, it aims to connect the macroscopic behavior of a system with the local mechanisms of its constituents, e.g. one aims to connect the thermodynamic view of a gas with its mechanical laws (i.e. the kinetic theory). As result, this approach becomes strongly valuable when dealing with complex systems, also in those cases where the subject of investigation is a non-physical system, like a Social Network or a Socio-Economic system.

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  • Marco Alberto Javarone
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  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of HertfordshireHatfieldUK

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