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Entropy 2007, 9(4), 169-185; doi:10.3390/e9040169
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Geometric Entropy of Self-Gravitating Systems

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1 Department of Mathematics, University of Torino, Torino 10123, Italy 2 INFN, Sezione di Torino, Iniziativa Specifica Na12, Torino 10125, Italy 3 ESG, University of Calabria, Arcavacata di Rende 87036, Italy
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Received: 30 April 2007 / Accepted: 12 September 2007 / Published: 29 November 2007
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Abstract

We shall review different approaches to the entropy of self-gravitating systems inGeneral Relativity. Then we shall discuss in detail the macroscopic approach based on a la `Clausius point of view. Recent developments will be reviewed discussing the aims as well asthe assumptions which the framework is based on.
Keywords: Entropy; Self-Gravitating Systems; Black-Holes. Entropy; Self-Gravitating Systems; Black-Holes.
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Fatibene, L.; Ferraris, M.; Francaviglia, M.; Mercadante, S. Geometric Entropy of Self-Gravitating Systems. Entropy 2007, 9, 169-185.

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