Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings

Proceedings of the Third UN/ESA/NASA Workshop on the International Heliophysical Year 2007 and Basic Space Science

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Editors: Haubold, Hans J., Mathai, A.M. (Eds.)

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This book represents Volume II of the Proceedings of the UN/ESA/NASA Workshop on the International Heliophysical Year 2007 and Basic Space Science, hosted by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Tokyo, 18 - 22 June, 2007. It covers two programme topics explored in this and past workshops of this nature: (i) non-extensive statistical mechanics as applicable to astrophysics, addressing q-distribution, fractional reaction and diffusion, and the reaction coefficient, as well as the Mittag-Leffler function and (ii) the TRIPOD concept, developed for astronomical telescope facilities.

The companion publication, Volume I of the proceedings of this workshop, is a special issue in the journal Earth, Moon, and Planets, Volume 104, Numbers 1-4, April 2009.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • T. Dauxois’ “Non-Gaussian Distributions Under Scrutiny” Under Scrutiny

    Pages 1-9

    Tsallis, Constantino

  • Some Remarks on the Paper “On the q-type Distributions”

    Pages 11-15

    Nair, S. S. (et al.)

  • Canonical Formulation of Fractional Kinetics

    Pages 17-23

    Abe, Sumiyoshi

  • Out-of-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics in a Hamiltonian System with Mean-Field Interaction

    Pages 25-33

    Yamaguchi, Yoshiyuki Y.

  • An Alternative Method for Solving a Certain Class of Fractional Kinetic Equations

    Pages 35-40

    Saxena, R. K. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Proceedings of the Third UN/ESA/NASA Workshop on the International Heliophysical Year 2007 and Basic Space Science
Book Subtitle
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Editors
  • Hans J. Haubold
  • A.M. Mathai
Series Title
Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-03325-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-03325-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-03323-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-26184-8
Series ISSN
1570-6591
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 190
Number of Illustrations
17 b/w illustrations
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