- Leading industry experts provide a broad overview of the interdisciplinary nature of physics- Presents unified descriptions of intracellular, ant, and vehicular traffic from a physics point of view- Applies theoretical methods in practical everyday situations- Reference and guide for physicists, engineers and graduate students
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I. Methods and Concepts 1. Introduction to Nonequilibrium Systems and Transport Phenomena 2. Methods for the Description of Stochastic Models 3. Particle-Hopping Models of Transport far From Equilibrium 4. Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Process
II. Applications 5. Vehicular Traffic I: Empirical Facts 6. Vehicular Traffic II: The Nagel-Schreckenberg Model 7. Vehicular Traffic III: Other CA Models 8. Vehicular Traffic III: Non-CA Modelling Approaches 9. Transport on Networks 10. Pedestrian Dynamics 11. Biological Traffic
Dr. Andreas Schadschneider is Professor at the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of Cologne. His research covers various aspects of condensed matter physics ranging from solid state physics to interdisciplinary problems in statistical and biological physics. He has published more than hundred research papers in leading international journals.
Dr. Debashish Chowdhury is a Professor of Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He works on interdisciplinary topics in statistical and biological physics. He has published three books and more than hundred research papers in leading international journals. He is a fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Katsuhiro Nishinari is an Associate Professor of Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo. He works on interdisciplinary topics in applied mathematics, fluid dynamics, and statistical physics. He has published more than fifty research papers in leading international journals.