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Entropy 2017, 19(10), 525; https://doi.org/10.3390/e19100525

On Entropy Dynamics for Active “Living” Particles

Department of Mathematics, Faculty Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
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Received: 13 September 2017 / Revised: 20 September 2017 / Accepted: 28 September 2017 / Published: 2 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Collection Advances in Applied Statistical Mechanics)
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Abstract

This paper presents a modeling approach, followed by entropy calculations of the dynamics of large systems of interacting active particles viewed as living—hence, complex—systems. Active particles are partitioned into functional subsystems, while their state is modeled by a discrete scalar variable, while the state of the overall system is defined by a probability distribution function over the state of the particles. The aim of this paper consists of contributing to a further development of the mathematical kinetic theory of active particles. View Full-Text
Keywords: living systems; entropy; statistical dynamics; active particles; kinetic theory living systems; entropy; statistical dynamics; active particles; kinetic theory
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Elaiw, A.; Alghamdi, M.; Bellomo, N. On Entropy Dynamics for Active “Living” Particles. Entropy 2017, 19, 525.

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