Special Issue "Applications of Fisher Information in Sciences"
A special issue of Entropy (ISSN 1099-4300).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2016).
Interests: Fisher information; nonextensivity; information theory; nonlinear Fokker-Planck equations; nonlinear Schrödinger equations; complexity measure; irreversibility; tumor growth; temperature-dependent energy levels in statistical physics
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Fisher information was originally put forth in statistical estimation theory and it has been an important tool to analyze systems. Although it has not received enough attention from researchers in other fields, this unappreciated situation seem to be changing gradually. Indeed, statistical physics and thermodynamics have a deep relation to this notion. In addition, astronomy, as well as biosciences, reap most of the benefits through big data analysis via Fisher information.
In this Special Issue, we would like to focus on the various aspects of Fisher information and its applications in sciences. Papers that broaden the horizon are welcome.
Dr. Takuya Yamano
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- fisher information
- relative Fisher information
- quantum Fisher information
- extreme physical information principle
- statistical estimation theory
- Bruijn’s identity
- Cramer–Rao bound
- gradient flow
- logarithmic Sobolev inequality
- phase space gradient
- information geometry
- data analysis