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Entropy 2000, 2(4), 172-177; doi:10.3390/e2040172
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Tsallis Entropy and the Transition to Scaling in Fragmentation

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Received: 10 May 2000 / Accepted: 10 October 2000 / Published: 25 December 2000
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Abstract

By using the maximum entropy principle with Tsallis entropy we obtain a fragment size distribution function which undergoes a transition to scaling. This distribution function reduces to those obtained by other authors using Shannon entropy. The treatment is easily generalisable to any process of fractioning with suitable constraints.
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Sotolongo-Costa, O.; Rodriguez, A.H.; Rodgers, G.J. Tsallis Entropy and the Transition to Scaling in Fragmentation. Entropy 2000, 2, 172-177.

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