## The Kolmogorov Legacy in Physics (Google eBook)Angelo Vulpiani, Roberto Livi The present volume, published at the occasion of his 100th birthday anniversary, is a collection of articles that reviews the impact of Kolomogorov's work in the physical sciences and provides an introduction to the modern developments that have been triggered in this way to encompass recent applications in biology, chemistry, information sciences and finance. This book addresses scientists and postgraduate students in applied mathematics and theoretical physics. |

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### Contents

Kolmogorov Pathways from Integrability to Chaos and Beyond | 3 |

From Regular to Chaotic Motions through the Work of Kolmogorov | 33 |

Dynamics at the Border of Chaos and Order | 61 |

Algorithmic Complexity and Information Theory | 83 |

Kolmogorovs Legacy about Entropy Chaos and Complexity | 85 |

Complexity and Intelligence | 109 |

Information Complexity and Biology | 123 |

Turbulence | 147 |

Fully Developed Turbulence | 149 |

Turbulence and Stochastic Processes | 173 |

Front Propagation and Spatial Structures | 187 |

Applications of Probability Theory | 211 |

From Kolmogorov to Renormalization Group | 213 |

From Batcheliers Random Walks to Multifractal Cascades | 229 |

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