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Statistical Physics and Spatial Statistics : The Art of Analyzing and Modeling Spatial Structures and Pattern Formation - Klaus R. Mecke

Statistical Physics and Spatial Statistics

The Art of Analyzing and Modeling Spatial Structures and Pattern Formation

By: Klaus R. Mecke (Editor), Dietrich Stoyan (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 28th August 2000
ISBN: 9783540677505
Number Of Pages: 420

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Modern physics is confronted with a large variety of complex spatial patterns. Although both spatial statisticians and statistical physicists study random geometrical structures, there has been only little interaction between the two up to now because of different traditions and languages.
This volume aims to change this situation by presenting in a clear way fundamental concepts of spatial statistics which are of great potential value for condensed matter physics and materials sciences in general, and for porous media, percolation and Gibbs processes in particular. Geometric aspects, in particular ideas of stochastic and integral geometry, play a central role throughout. With nonspecialist researchers and graduate students also in mind, prominent physicists give an excellent introduction here to modern ideas of statistical physics pertinent to this exciting field of research.

Spatial Statistics and Point Processes: Basic Ideas of Spatial Statistics
Stationary Models in Stochastic Geometry
Statistical Analysis of Large-Scale Strucutre in the Universe
Dynamics of Stucture Formation in Thin Film Liquid Films
Integral Geometry and Morphology of Patterns: Mixed Measures and Inhomogeneous Boolean Models
Additivity, Convexity, and Beyond
Considerations About the Estimation of the Size Distribution in Wicksell's Corpuscule Problem
Local Porosity Theory and Stochastic Reconstruction for Porous Media
Stochastic Models as Tools for the Analysis of Decomposition and Crystallisation Phenomena in Solids
Phase Transitions and Simulations of Hard Particles: Phase Transition and Percolation in Gibbsian Particle Models
Fun with Hard Spheres
Finite Packings and Parametric Density
A Primer on Perfect Simulation
Grand Canonical Simulations of Hard-Disk Systems by Simulated Tempering
Dynamics Triangulations for Granular Media Simulations
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ISBN: 9783540677505
ISBN-10: 354067750X
Series: Lecture Notes in Physics
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 420
Published: 28th August 2000
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.79

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