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Some Probabilistic Aspects of the Boltzmann-Equation

  • Mark Kac
Part of the Acta Physica Austriaca book series (FEWBODY, volume 10/1973)

Abstract

Discussion of the probabilistic nature of the Boltzmann equation centered around the Master Equation approach. Some purely mathematical implications as well as some recent work on adding fluctuating terms to the Boltzmann equation will also be reviewed briefly.

Keywords

Boltzmann Equation Master Equation Irreversible Thermodynamic Linearize Boltzmann Equation Probabilistic Aspect 
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© Springer-Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Kac
    • 1
  1. 1.The Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA

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