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Introduction to statistical physics outside physics

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  • Stauffer, Dietrich
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    We review the possibilities and difficulties for statistical physicists if they apply their methods to biology, economics, or sociology. WARNING: I report opinions, not simulations.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications.

    Volume (Year): 336 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 1-5

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:phsmap:v:336:y:2004:i:1:p:1-5

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    Keywords: Biophysics; Econophysics; Sociophysics;

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    1. Cristian Valeriu STANCIU & Cristi SPULBAR & Sabin RIZESCU, 2012. "Econophysics - related Remarks in Considering the Necessity of a Distribution Adjustment in the Eurozone Real Economy and Re-modeling its Financial System and Markets. Thermodynamics and Statistical P," Journal of Knowledge Management, Economics and Information Technology, ScientificPapers.org, vol. 2(1), pages 9, February.
    2. Barbaro, Alethea B.T. & Chayes, Lincoln & D’Orsogna, Maria R., 2013. "Territorial developments based on graffiti: A statistical mechanics approach," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 392(1), pages 252-270.
    3. Oliveira dos Santos Soares, Ricardo & Martinez, Alexandre Souto, 2006. "The geometrical patterns of cooperation evolution in the spatial prisoner's dilemma: An intra-group model," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 369(2), pages 823-829.
    4. Barreira da Silva Rocha, André, 2013. "Evolutionary dynamics of nationalism and migration," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 392(15), pages 3183-3197.
    5. Ausloos, Marcel, 2012. "Econophysics of a religious cult: The Antoinists in Belgium [1920–2000]," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 391(11), pages 3190-3197.
    6. Victor M. Yakovenko & J. Barkley Rosser, 2009. "Colloquium: Statistical mechanics of money, wealth, and income," Papers 0905.1518, arXiv.org, revised Dec 2009.
    7. Guzmán-Vargas, L. & Hernández-Pérez, R., 2006. "Small-world topology and memory effects on decision time in opinion dynamics," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 372(2), pages 326-332.

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