Special Matrices of Mathematical Physics - (stochastic, circulant, and Bell matrices ) - R (Ruben Aldrovandi (2001)
ISBN 9789810247089
Subject Matrices; Mathematical physics
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
Publication Date 2001
Format Hardcover (230 mm)
Language English
This book expounds three special kinds of matrices that are of physical interest, centering on physical examples. Stochastic matrices describe dynamical systems of many different types, involving (or not) phenomena like transience, dissipation, ergodicity, nonequilibrium, and hypersensitivity to initial conditions. The main characteristic is growth by agglomeration, as in glass formation. Circulants are the building blocks of elementary Fourier analysis and provide a natural gateway to quantum mechanics and noncommutative geometry. Bell polynomials offer closed expressions for many formulas concerning Lie algebra invariants, differential geometry and real gases, and their matrices are instrumental in the study of chaotic mappings.
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LoC Classification QC20.7.M3A43 2001
Dewey 530.15/29434
No. of Pages 340