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Statistical Mechanics

Information Theory

Quantum Information



Prof. Dr. Kevin H. Knuth

Department of Physics and Department of Informatics, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany NY 12222, USA
Website: http://knuthlab.rit.albany.edu/
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Interests: entropy; probability theory; Bayesian; foundational issues; lattice theory; data analysis; maxent; machine learning; robotics; information theory; entropy-based experimental design
Dr. Adom Giffin

Associate Editor
Mathematics and Computer Science, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699, USA
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Interests: Bayesian inference and maximum entropy methods; data fusion; multi-scale dynamical systems; machine learning; probability theory
Dr. Antonio M. Scarfone *

Section Editor-in-Chief
Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (ISC-CNR), c/o DISAT, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, I-10129 Torino, Italy
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Interests: nonextensive statistical mechanics; nonlinear fokker-planck equations; geometry information; nonlinear schroedinger equation; quantum groups and quantum algebras; complex systems
* Statistical Mechanics
Prof. Dr. J. A. Tenreiro Machado *

Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Electrical Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Porto, Portugal
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Interests: nonlinear dynamics; fractional calculus; modeling; control; evolutionary computing; genomics; robotics; and intelligent transportation systems
* Complexity
Prof. Dr. Jay Lawrence *

Section Editor-in-Chief
The James Franck Institite, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA; and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Website: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~physics/people/faculty/lawrence.html
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Interests: condensed matter and many-body theory; quantum information and quantum foundations; entanglement, measurement and decoherence
* Quantum Information
Prof. Dr. Milivoje M. Kostic *

Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
Website: http://www.kostic.niu.edu | http://www.kostic.niu.edu/2ndLaw/
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Interests: fundamental laws of nature; thermodynamics and heat transfer fundamentals; the second law of thermodynamics and entropy; energy efficiency; conservation and sustainability; fluids-thermal-energy components and systems; nanotechnology and nanofluids
* Thermodynamics
Prof. Dr. Raúl Alcaraz Martínez *

Section Editor-in-Chief
Biomedical Engineering Research Group, Department of Electronic, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Campus
Universitario, 16071 Cuenca, Spain
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Interests: entropy, complexity, information theory, information geometry, fractals, source separation, nonlinear dynamics, computational mathematics and statistics in medicine, biomedical time series analysis, cardiac signal processing
* Information Theory

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic

1 Department of Applied Information Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
2 School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, Computer Science Laboratory, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Website: http://www.mrtc.mdh.se/~gdc/
Interests: computing paradigms; computational mechanisms of cognition; philosophy of science; epistemology of science; computing and philosophy; ethics of computing; information ethics; roboethics and engineering ethics; sustainability ethics
Contribution: Special Issue: Selected Papers from Symposium on Natural/Unconventional Computing and Its Philosophical Significance
Special Issue: Information-Processing and Embodied, Embedded, Enactive Cognition
In other journals:
Special Issue: Information and Energy/Matter
Special Issue: Physics of Information
Prof. Dr. Ernesto Estrada

Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G11XQ, UK
Website: http://www.estradalab.org
Interests: network sciences; walk entropies; algegraic graph theory; spectral methods; matrix functions
Dr. Peter Harremoës *

Copenhagen Business College, Rønne Alle 1, st., DK-2860 Søborg, Denmark
Website: http://www.harremoes.dk/Peter
Interests: symmetry; information divergence; cause and effect; Maxwell\'s demon; probability and statistics
* Former Editor-in-Chief of Entropy during 2007-2011. Responsible for the following topics: statistics; probability and statistical mechanics
Contribution: Special Issue: Facets of Entropy - Papers presented at the workshop in Copenhagen (24-26 October 2007)
Special Issue: Information and Entropy
Special Issue: Quantum Information
Special Issue: Maxwell’s Demon
Prof. Dr. Frank Nielsen

1 École Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, France
2 Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Takanawa Muse Bldg., 3-14-13, Higashigotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 141-0022, Japan
Website: http://www.lix.polytechnique.fr/~nielsen/
Interests: information geometry; machine learning; imaging
Contribution: Special Issue: Differential Geometrical Theory of Statistics
Dr. Narayana Prasad Santhanam

University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2540 Dole St., Honolulu HI 96822, USA
Website: http://www-ee.eng.hawaii.edu/~prasadsn/
Interests: statistical problems in electrical engineering; information theory; statistical learning; signal processing and sparsity recovery; large alphabet problems; coding for communications; combinatorial and probabilistic problems
Dr. Susanne Still

Department of Information and Computer Sciences, and Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Hawaii at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, USA
Website: http://www2.hawaii.edu/~sstill/
Interests: information theory, physics of computation, far-from-equilibrium thermodynamics, machine learning, theoretical biophysics
Contribution: Special Issue: Thermodynamics of Information Processing
Prof. Dr. Ali E. Abbas

Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
Website: http://priceschool.usc.edu/ali-e-abbas/
Interests: entropy; probability theory; utility theory; Bayesian analysis; decision making; maximum entropy methods
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy, Utility, and Logical Reasoning
Prof. Dr. Kazuharu Bamba

Division of Human Support System, Faculty of Symbiotic Systems Science, Fukushima University, Fukushima 960-1296, Japan
Interests: modified theories of gravity; dark energy; cosmology; particle-theory and field-theory models of the early universe; electric and magnetic fields; quantum aspects of black holes, evaporation, thermodynamics
Contribution: Special Issue: Modified Gravity: From Black Holes Entropy to Current Cosmology
Special Issue: Holographic Principle and Its Application
In other journals:
Special Issue: Modified Gravity Cosmology: From Inflation to Dark Energy
Prof. Dr. Gian Paolo Beretta

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Brescia, via Branze 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Interests: foundations of nonequilibrium thermodynamics
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Methods and Foundations of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics
Dr. Brendon J. Brewer

Department of Statistics, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Website: https://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~brewer/
Interests: bayesian inference, markov chain monte carlo, nested sampling, MaxEnt
Dr. Carlo Cafaro

State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, 257 Fuller Road, Albany, NY 12203, USA
Interests: classical and quantum information physics; complexity; entropy; inference; information geometry
Contribution: Special Issue: Dynamical Equations and Causal Structures from Observations
Prof. Dr. Carlo Cattani

Engineering School (DEIM) University of Tuscia, 01100 Largo dell'Università, Viterbo, Italy
Interests: dels; kinetic models; DNA pattern analysis; time series analysis; signal analysis; computer science; computational methods; fractals; composite materials with micro and nano-structure; elasticity; nonlinear waves; relativity; epistemology
Contribution: Special Issue: Wavelets, Fractals and Information Theory
Special Issue: Wavelets, Fractals and Information Theory II
Dr. Badong Chen

Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Xi'an Jiaotong University, 28 Xianning West Road, Xi'an 710049, P. R. China
Website: http://gr.xjtu.edu.cn/web/chenbd/home
Interests: entropy; probability theory; estimation theory; machine learning; information theoretic learning; signal processing; system identification; adaptive filtering; kernel methods
Contribution: Special Issue: Information Theoretic Learning
Prof. Dr. Karl Friston

Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
Website: http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/~karl/welcome.html
Interests: Dynamic Causal Modelling; Bayesian and Variational model inversion; Neuroimaging and computational anatomy; Topological inference
Dr. Remo Garattini

Department of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Bergamo, Viale Marconi 5, 24044 Dalmine (Bergamo), Italy
Website: http://www.unibg.it/struttura/strutturasm.asp?rubrica=1&persona=1064&nome=Remo&cognome=Garattini
Interests: quantum gravity; quantum cosmology; traversable wormholes; Casimir effect; quantum field theory; black hole physics; physics of the quantum vacuum
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy in Quantum Gravity
Special Issue: Entropy in Quantum Gravity and Quantum Cosmology
Dr. Dawn E. Holmes

Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, University of California, USA
Website: http://www.pstat.ucsb.edu/faculty/holmes/
Interests: Bayesian Networks; machine learning; data mining; knowledge discovery; the Foundations of Bayesianism
Contribution: Special Issue: Maximum Entropy and Its Application
Special Issue: Selected Papers from 2nd International Electronic Conference on Entropy and Its Applications
Special Issue: Maximum Entropy and Its Application II
Prof. Anne Humeau-Heurtier

Laboratoire Angevin de Recherche en Ingénierie des Systèmes (LARIS), University of Angers, IUT, GEII Department, 4 boulevard Lavoisier, BP 42018, 49016 Angers cedex, France
Interests: entropy, multiscale entropy, nonlinear analysis, empirical mode decomposition, biomedical data
Contribution: Special Issue: Multiscale Entropy and Its Applications in Medicine and Biology
Special Issue: Multivariate Entropy Measures and Their Applications
Prof. Dr. Ignazio Licata

1. ISEM Institute for Scientific Methodology, Via Ugo La Malfa n. 153, 90146 Palermo, Italy
2. School of Advanced International Studies on Applied Theoretical and Non Linear Methodologies of Physics, 70121 Bari, Italy
Website: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ignazio_Licata/publications
Interests: foundation of quantum theories; quantum cosmology; de sitter holographic models; dissipative quantum field theories; physics of emergence and organization; fisher information; sub and super turing computation models
Contribution: Special Issue: Non-Linear Lattice
Special Issue: Entropy in Quantum Systems and Quantum Field Theory (QFT)
Dr. Olimpia Lombardi

CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Website: http://www.conicet.gov.ar/new_scp/detalle.php?id=19903&keywords=Olimpia+Lombardi&lan=en&datos_academicos=yes
Interests: interpretation of quantum mechanics; interpretations of the concept of information; arrow of time and irreversibility; time-asymmetric quantum mechanics
Contribution: Special Issue: Information: Meanings and Interpretations
Dr. Oleg Lunin

Department of Physics, University at Albany, Albany, NY, 12222, USA
Interests: gauge/gravity duality; string theory; quantum properties of black holes; physics of strong interactions; supergravity
Contribution: Special Issue: Holographic Principle and Its Application
Prof. Dr. Katalin M. Hangos

1 Systems and Control Laboratory, Computer and Automation Research Institute Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary 2 Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, University of Pannonia, Veszprem, Hungary
Website: http://daedalus.scl.sztaki.hu/PCRG/members/hangos/index.html
Interests: process systems and control; entropy-inspired Lyapunov functions; complex systems; model simplification and reduction
Prof. Dr. Leonid M. Martyushev

1 Institute of Industrial Ecology, S. Kovalevskaya str. 20, Ekaterinburg, 620219, Russia
2 Ural Federal University, Mira str.19, Ekaterinburg, 620002 Russia
Interests: fundamental problems of nature (irreversibility, asymmetry and scale of time, evolution, etc); non-equilibrium thermodynamics; the second law of thermodynamics and entropy; maximum entropy production in physics, chemistry and biology; growth processes in nature (experiment, theory, simulation); morphological stability (crystal growth and fluid flow); pattern formation (dendrites, viscous fingers, etc)
Prof. Dr. Ali Mohammad-Djafari

Laboratoire des Signaux et Systmes, UMR 8506 CNRS-SUPELEC-UNIV PARIS SUD, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Website: http://djafari.free.fr
Interests: inference, inverse problems, bayesian computation, information and maximum entropy, knowledge extraction
Contribution: Special Issue: Information, Entropy and Their Geometric Structures
Prof. Dr. Fermin Moscoso del Prado Martin

Department of Linguistics, South Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
Interests: applications of information theory to human behavior and linguistics; quantitative linguistics; quantitative psychology, corpus linguistics; psychometrics; psycholinguistics
Prof. Dr. Ingo Müller

Technical University Berlin, Faculty III of Process Sciences, Institute of Process, Engineering, Thermodynamics, Fasanenstr. 90, D-10623 Berlin, Germany
Interests: irreversible and extended thermodynamics; kinetic theory of gases; shape memory alloys; ferroelectricity; phase transitions and phase diagrams; hysteresis; polyelectrolytic gels; relativistic thermodynamics; rubber and rubber balloons; socio-thermodynamics; history of thermodynamics
Dr. Steve Pressé

Physics Department, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Website: http://statphysbio.physics.iupui.edu
Interests: bayesian methods; maximum entropy methods; model inference in biophysics; maximum caliber; statistical mechanics
Prof. Dr. Miguel Rubi

Secció de Física Estadística i Interdisciplinària - Departament de Física de la Matèria Condensada, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Martí i Franquès 1, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Website: http://www.ffn.ub.es/webmrubi/
Interests: statistical physics, thermodynamics, biophysic
Contribution: Special Issue: Nonequilibrium Phenomena in Confined Systems
Prof. Benjamin L. Ruddell

Department of Engineering, College of Technology and Innovation, and Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, USA
Website: https://technology.asu.edu/index.php?q=directory/818971
Interests: complex systems; information theory; climate and urban microclimate; ecohydrology; water resources; water policy; statistics; engineering ethics; environmental data informatics; engineering education
Contribution: Special Issue: Applications of Information Theory in the Geosciences
Prof. Dr. Julio Stern

Department of Applied Mathematics, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of São Paulo, Rua do Matão 1010 – Cidade Universitária, CEP 05508-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Website: http://www.ime.usp.br/~jstern
Interests: Bayesian inference; foundations of statistics; significance measures; evidence; epistemology of statistical significance
Contribution: Special Issue: Statistical Significance and the Logic of Hypothesis Testing
In other journals:
Special Issue: Axiomatic Foundations of Subjective Inference
Prof. Dr. Stefan Thurner

Medical University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 23, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Website: http://www.complex-systems.meduniwien.ac.at/people/sthurner/
Interests: statistical mechanics of complex systems; theory of evolutionary processes; entropy formulations; network theory; scaling theory; annomalous diffusion
Contribution: Special Issue: Complex Systems
Dr. Renaldas Urniezius

Department of Automation, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Interests: Process analysis and modelling; optimal control and Pontryagin's principle; sensor fusion and vision analysis applications in electromechanical systems; synthesis and research in foundations of inference and machine learning methods; optimal resource allocation using variational programming
Contribution: Special Issue: Convex Optimization and Entropy
Prof. Dr. Geert Verdoolaege

1 Research Unit Nuclear Fusion, Department of Applied Physics, Ghent University, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
2 Laboratory for Plasma Physics, Royal Military Academy (ERM/KMS), Renaissancelaan 30 Avenue de la Renaissance, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Website: http://nuclearfusion.ugent.be
Interests: probability theory; Bayesian inference; machine learning; information geometry; differential geometry; nuclear fusion; plasma physics; plasma turbulence; continuum mechanics; statistical mechanics
Contribution: Special Issue: Information Geometry
Special Issue: Selected Papers from MaxEnt 2016
Dr. Udo von Toussaint

Max-Planck-Institute for Plasma Physics, Boltzmannstrasse 2, 85748 Garching, Germany
Interests: Bayesian probability theory; Surface physics; ion-solid interactions; Experimental design and data fusion; data analysis; MCMC-methods; Robotics; Gaussian processes
Dr. Michael J. Way

NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, 2880 Broadway,New York, NY 10027 USA
Website: http://www.giss.nasa.gov/staff/mway/
Interests: astrophysics, observational cosmology, planetary atmospheres, machine learning, data mining
Prof. Dr. David Wolpert

Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Website: http://davidwolpert.weebly.com/professional.html
Interests: human behavior and control of collective systems; physics and computation; statistical inference; machine learning; optimization and search
Prof. Dr. Jun Zhang

Department of Psychology and Department of Mathematics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Website: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/psych/junz
Interests: information geometry; duality in information science
Dr. Deniz Gencaga

Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Website: http://www.denizgencaga.com
Interests: bayesian data analysis; statistical signal processing; machine learning (for big data); information theory; source separation; computational mathematics and statistics; autonomous and intelligent systems; data mining and knowledge discovery; remote sensing; climatology; astronomy; systems biology; smart grid Contribution: Special Issue: Transfer Entropy
Contribution: Special Issue: Transfer Entropy
Special Issue: Selected Papers from 1st International Electronic Conference on Entropy and its Applications
Prof. Dr. Constantino Tsallis

1 Department of Theoretical Physics, Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas, Rua Xavier Sigaud 150, 22290-180 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2 National Institute of Science and Technology for Complex Systems, 22290-180 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
3 Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Website: http://tsallis.cat.cbpf.br/
Interests: nonextensive statistical mechanics; statistical physics; complex systems
Dr. Gerardo Adesso

School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Website: http://quantumcorrelations.weebly.com
Interests: quantum information; quantum optics; quantum foundations; entanglement
Contribution: Special Issue: Entanglement Entropy
Prof. Dr. Heinz Herwig

Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Thermo-Fluid Dynamics, M-21, Denickestr. 17, D-21071 Hamburg, Germany
Website: http://www.tu-harburg.de/tt/mitarbeiter/herwig/herwig.en.html
Interests: enhancement of heat and mass transfer (fundamental investigations and development of adapted sanctions); critical use of commercial CFD-Software; evaluation of transport phenomena by entropy production considerations; influence of heat transfer on flow stability; fundamental investigations of momentum-, heat- and mass-transfer in components of micro fluid devices; LDV measurements in turbulent separated flows
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy Generation Minimization
Prof. Dr. Giorgio Kaniadakis

Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Website: http://porto.polito.it/view/creators/Kaniadakis=3AGiorgio=3A001938=3A.html
Interests: Entropy; statistical physics; foundation of quantum mechanics; complex systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropic Aspects in Statistical Physics of Complex Systems
Special Issue: Quantum Computation and Information: Multi-Particle Aspects
Dr. Anastasios Anastasiadis

Space Research & Technology Group, Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing, National Observatory of Athens, GR-15236 Penteli, Greece
Website: http://proteus.space.noa.gr/~srtg
Interests: cellular automata; complexity; acceleration, transport and diffusion processes in dynamical systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Tsallis Entropy
Dr. Mikhail Prokopenko

CSIRO ICT Centre, Adaptive Systems, PO Box 76, Epping, NSW 1710, Australia
Website: http://www.ict.csiro.au/staff/mikhail.prokopenko/
Interests: guided self-organization; information theory; machine learning; complex networks
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy Methods in Guided Self-Organization
Prof. Dr. Philip Broadbridge

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, La Trobe University Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
Website: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/mathematics-and-statistics/contact-us/our-staff/profile?uname=PBroadbridge
Interests: concepts of entropy and their applications
Contribution: Special Issue: Concepts of Entropy and Their Applications - Papers presented at the Meeting at University of Melbourne, 26 November - 11 December 2007
Special Issue: Concepts of Entropy and Their Applications
Prof. Dr. Ariel Caticha

Department of Physics, University at Albany, Albany NY 12222, USA
Website: http://www.albany.edu/physics/acaticha.shtml
Interests: entropy; information physics; foundations of quantum physics, statistical physics and general relativity; information geometry; Bayesian inference
Prof. Dr. Carlos Alberto de Bragança Pereira

Department of Statistics, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of São Paulo, Rua do Matão 1010 - Cidade Universitária, CEP 05508-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Website: http://www.ime.usp.br/~cpereira
Interests: bayesian inference; foundations of statistics; significance; evidence; bayesian analysis of discrete data (BADD)
Contribution: Special Issue: Inductive Statistical Methods
Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Dincer

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario, Institute of Technology (UOIT), 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4, Canada
Website: http://www.engineering.uoit.ca/faculty/ibrahim.dincer
Interests: hydrogen and fuel cell systems; renewable energies; energy and exergy; energy conversion and management; heat and mass transfer; thermodynamics; drying; refrigeration; thermal energy storage
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy Generation in Thermal Systems and Processes
Dr. Laurance R. Doyle

Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute, 189 Bernardo Avenue, Mountain View, California, 94043, USA
Website: http://www.seti.org/
Interests: photometric techniques for detecting extrasolar planets; information theory applied to animal communications; astro-ecology and remote detection of exobiological systems; quantum astronomy and cosmic-scale quantum measurement problems
Contribution: Special Issue: Information Theory Applied to Animal Communication
In other journals:
Special Issue: Exobiology Studies and the Study of the History, Present, and Future of Life on our Planet
Prof. Dr. Sérgio H. Faria

1 Basque Center For Climate Change (BC3), Alameda Urquijo 4, Floor 4, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
2 IKERBASQUE, Basque Foundation for Science
Website: http://www.bc3research.org
Interests: glaciology; ice core research; ice-core paleoclimate records; glacier and ice sheet flow; ice mechanics; snow and firn physics; grain growth; recrystallization; creep of polycrystals; continuum mechanics and thermodynamics
Dr. Ramon Ferrer i Cancho

Complexity & Quantitative Linguistics Lab, LARCA Research Group, Departament de Ciencies de la Computacio, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Campus Nord, Edifici Omega Jordi Girona Salgado 1-3, 08034 Barcelona (Catalonia), Spain
Website: http://www.cs.upc.edu/~rferrericancho/
Interests: applications of information theory and network theory to biology and linguistics; quantitative linguistics; corpus linguistics; origins and evolution of language
Contribution: Special Issue: Complexity of Human Language and Cognition
Prof. Dr. Alexander Gorban

Department of Mathematics, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
Website: http://www.math.le.ac.uk/people/ag153/
Interests: neural networks; chemical and biological kinetics; human adaptation to hard living conditions; methods and technologies of collective thinking
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy in Model Reduction
Dr. Donald J. Jacobs

Department of Physics and Optical Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Website: http://maxwell.uncc.edu/djacobs1/
Interests: computational physics; biological physics; protein stability; phase transitions; brownian motion
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropies of Polymers
Prof. Dr. Michael M. Khonsari

Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2508 Patrick Taylor Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Website: http://www.mie.lsu.edu/people/faculty/facstaff/michael.khonsari
Interests: tribology; fatigue analysis; heat transfer
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy Application in Tribology
Prof. Dr. Frank C. Krysiak

University of Basel, Center of Business and Economics, Environmental Economics, Peter Merian-Weg 6, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland
Website: http://wwz.unibas.ch/personen/profil/person/krysiak/abteilung/umwelt/
Interests: environmental policy under uncertainty; risk and sustainable development; heterogeneity and policy evaluation
Dr. Theo M. Nieuwenhuizen

Institute for Theoretical Physics Visitors: Science Park 904, 1098 XH, Amsterdam
Website: http://staff.science.uva.nl/~nieuwenh/
Interests: foundations of general relativity; sub-quantum mechanics; quantum information theory; quantum measurement process; quantum thermodynamics and the Gibbs paradox; Biophysics: molecular motors; neural networks; DNA adsorption; black hole thermodynamics; black hole information paradox; Gravitation: globular star clusters; thermodynamic description of the glassy state; spin glasses and model glasses; transport of light in strongly scattering media; interfaces and directed polymers; lifshitz and Griffiths singularities; noise in physical systems; random walks on random lattices; disordered chains; foundations of special relativity
Contribution: Special Issue: Gibbs Paradox and Its Resolutions
Dr. Robert Niven

School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales at ADFA, Northcott Drive, Canberra, ACT, 2600, Australia
Website: http://seit.unsw.adfa.edu.au/research/staff_detail.php?staff_id=1078
Interests: combinatorial basis of entropy (Boltzmann principle); maximum entropy analysis of scientific, engineering and human systems; equilibrium and non-equilibrium thermodynamics; entropy extremum methods; turbulent fluid mechanics
Contribution: Special Issue: Maximum Entropy Production
Dr. Michael Nosonovsky

Department of Mechanical Engineering, EMS Building, Room E371G, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413, USA
Interests: nanotribology; multiscale mechanisms of dissipation; capillary; instabilities; biotribology; contact mechanics
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy and Friction Volume 2
Prof. Dr. Marc A. Rosen

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 7K4, Canada
Website: http://www.engineering.uoit.ca/people/automotive-mechanical-and-manufacturing-engineering/faculty/marc.rosen.php
Interests: sustainable development; energy; exergy; efficiency; environmental impact; economics; ecology; sustainable engineering and design
Contribution: Special Issue: Exergy: Analysis and Applications
In other journals:
Special Issue: Advanced Forum for Sustainable Development
Special Issue: Advances in Sustainability: Selected Papers from 1st World Sustainability Forum
Special Issue: Advances in Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Second World Sustainability Forum (2012)
Special Issue: Towards Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Third World Sustainability Forum (2013)
Special Issue: Towards Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Fourth World Sustainability Forum (2014)
Prof. Dr. Michael (Mike) Stutzer

Burridge Center for Securities Analysis and Valuation, Leeds School of Business, 419 UCB, Business 411, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0419, USA
Website: http://leeds-faculty.colorado.edu/stutzer/
Interests: Kullback-Leibler; large deviations; finance; economics; Esscher transform
Prof. Dr. Paul M. B. Vitányi

1 CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica), Science Park 123, 1098 XG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 University of Amsterdam, 1012 WX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.cwi.nl/~paulv/
Interests: cellular automata; computational complexity; distributed and parallel computing; machine learning and prediction; physics of computation; Kolmogorov complexity; information theory; quantum computing
Contribution: Special Issue: Kolmogorov Complexity
Dr. Takuya Yamano

Department of Mathematics and Physics, Faculty of Science, Kanagawa University, 2946,6-233 Tsuchiya, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa 259-1293, Japan
Interests: Fisher information; nonextensivity; information theory; nonlinear Fokker-Planck equations; nonlinear Schrödinger equations; complexity measure; irreversibility; tumor growth; etc.
Contribution: Special Issue: Distance in Information and Statistical Physics Volume 2
Special Issue: Applications of Fisher Information in Sciences
Dr. Paola Zizzi

Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of Padova, Via Belzoni 7, 35131 Padova, Italy
Website: http://www.math.unipd.it
Interests: quantum gravity; quantum cosmology; quantum information
Contribution: Special Issue: Quantum Spaces: Where Locality Is not Necessary, Causality Might not Be, but Entropy Certainly Is
Special Issue: Advances in Information Theory
Dr. Vincenzo Bianco

Department of Mechanical, Energy, Management and Transportation Engineering, University of Genoa, Via All'Opera Pia 15/A, 16145 Genua, Italy
Website: https://energyadvisory.wordpress.com
Interests: entropy generation analysis for the optimization of thermal systems; heat transfer; energy efficiency; energy policy
Prof. Dr. Nihat Ay

Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Inselstrasse 22, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Website: http://www.mis.mpg.de/ay/homepages/nay/
Interests: learning and evolution; embodied cognitive systems; complexity; robustness; information geometry; graphical models and causality; information theory
Dr. Osvaldo Anibal Rosso

1. Departamento de Bioingeniería, Insitituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA), C1106ACD Av. Eduardo Madero 399, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
2. Instituto de Física, Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL), BR 104 Norte km 97, 57072-970 Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
3. Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas, Universidad de Los Andes, Santiago, Chile
Interests: time-series analysis; information theory; time-frequency transform; wavelet transform; entropy and complexity; non-linear dynamics and chaos; biological applications
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy and Electroencephalography
Special Issue: Entropy and Electroencephalography II
Prof. Dr. Jose C. Principe

Computational NeuroEngineering Lab, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Website: http://www.cnel.ufl.edu/
Interests: Information Theoretic Learning; Kernel Methods; Adaptive Signal Processing; Brain Machine Interface
Contribution: Special Issue: Information Theoretic Learning
Prof. Dr. Eliodoro Chiavazzo

Department of Energy, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
Website: www.polito.it/small | www.eliodorochiavazzo.net
Interests: thermodynamic approaches for simplification of multi-scale dynamical systems; nanotechnology; molecular dynamics simulations; applied engineering thermodynamics; fluid dynamics; application of thermodynamics in ecology and biology; heat transfer
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