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Entropy Concept for Paramacrosystems with Complex States
AbstractConsideration is given to macrosystems called paramacrosystems with states of finite capacity and distinguishable and undistinguishable elements with stochastic behavior. The paramacrosystems fill a gap between Fermi and Einstein macrosystems. Using the method of the generating functions, we have obtained expressions for probabilistic characteristics (distribution of the macrostate probabilities, physical and information entropies) of the paramacrosystems. The cases with equal and unequal prior probabilities for elements to occupy the states with finite capacities are considered. The unequal prior probabilities influence the morphological properties of the entropy functions and the functions of the macrostate probabilities, transforming them in the multimodal functions. The examples of the paramacrosystems with two-modal functions of the entropy and distribution of the macrostate probabilities are presented. The variation principle does not work for such cases.
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Popkov, Y.S. Entropy Concept for Paramacrosystems with Complex States. Entropy 2012, 14, 924-944.View more citation formats
Popkov YS. Entropy Concept for Paramacrosystems with Complex States. Entropy. 2012; 14(5):924-944.Chicago/Turabian Style
Popkov, Yuri S. 2012. "Entropy Concept for Paramacrosystems with Complex States." Entropy 14, no. 5: 924-944.