Concepts of Entropy and Their Applications   

University of Melbourne
26th November to 12th December 2007 

Entropy concepts have been useful in a range of topics and this 3-week program will cover many of them. The broad topics to be covered are:


Thermodynamics, Entropy methods in PDEs, Entropy methods in  statistical mechanics, Entropy methods in environment data modelling, Entropy methods in dynamical systems, Entropy methods in information theory, Entropy methods in operations research and Entropy methods in signal processing.


Keynote speakers include Angus Hurst, Ingo Mueller, Derek Robinson, Rod Dewar, Denis Evans, Reuven Rubinstein, Michael Baake, Richard Kleeman, Benji Weiss and Tommaso Ruggeri. 


Short talks are also invited under these headings. Time allocated will be 25 minutes with 5 minutes for discussion. Abstracts for contributed talks may be submitted by email to by 26th October 2007.


The venue is the AMSI precinct, ICT Building, University of Melbourne. 111 Barry Street, Carlton.

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