The Wonderful world of stochastics: a tribute to Elliott W. Montroll

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North-Holland, 1985 - Mathematics - 382 pages
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Elliott W. Montroll. Dielectric relaxation via the Montroll-Weiss random walk of defects. The fascination of old texts. Some statistical and dynamical problems in quantum electronics. Theory of diffusion via an interstitial and vacancy mechanism. Mathieu difference equations. Mayer-Montroll equations (and some variants) through history for fun and profit. Illumination in a random medium. Random walks in crystallography. On the quantum Langevin equation: the linear oscillator. Some inequalities for anisotropic rotators. Some notes and applications of the characteristic value theory of integral equations: abstract of a doctor's dissertation. Statistical mechanics of imperfect gases. On the theory of Markoff Chains. Frequency spectrum of crystalline solids. Effect of defects on lattice vibrations: interaction of defects and an analogy with Meson Pair theory. Poincare cycles, ergodicity, and irreversibility in assemblies coupled harmonic oscillators. Studies in nonequilibrium rate processes. I: the relaxation of a system of harmonic oscillators. Randot of a fi19991222.

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List of Publications of Elliott W Montroll
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The fascination of old texts
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