Special Issue "Entropy Methods for Stochastic Dynamical Systems and Evolution Equations"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2021.
Interests: dynamical systems; multiobjective optimization
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Interests: statistical inference; rare events; large deviations; stochastic control; nonequilibrium statistical mechanics; multiscale methods; diffusion in confined geometries
We are pleased to invite contributions to a Special Issue on “Entropy Methods for Stochastic Dynamical Systems and Evolution Equations”.
Entropy has now become a key tool in the analysis and the simulation of dynamical systems, way beyond its traditional role in statistical physics and statistics. Entropy methods appear in connection with functional inequalities in the analysis of evolution equations and gradient flows, the modeling of inverse problems for UQ and data assimilation, or as a probabilistic tool for solving high-dimensional and nonconvex problems in combinatorial optimization and machine learning.
The focus of this Special Issue are original and/or review papers that deal with all aspects of entropy in dynamical systems. Possible topics include but are not limited to:
- Gradient flows and their geometric structures;
- Functional inequalities, optimal transportation;
- Information-theoretic aspects of coarse-graining;
- Sensitivity analysis of dynamical systems;
- Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics and large deviations;
- Machine learning and statistics (e.g., Stein’s method);
- Duality methods in control and estimation;
- Maximum entropy methods for prediction and inference;
- Application to large-scale systems, e.g., molecular dynamics, fluid dynamics, material science.
Prof. Dr. Michael Dellnitz
Prof. Dr. Carsten Hartmann
Dr. Feliks Nüske
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Entropy is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
1. Dr. Andrew Duncan, Imperial College London, UK
2. Dr. Stefan Klus, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
3. Dr. David Aristoff, Colorado State University, USA