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Entropy and H theorem: The mathematical legacy of Ludwig Boltzmann

Presented by: 
C Villani Institut Henri Poincaré
Monday 15th November 2010 -
17:00 to 18:00
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
This talk is devoted to the presentation of some of the most important concepts in statistical mechanics, including Boltzmann's statistical entropy, the notion of macroscopic irreversibility and molecular chaos, and the Boltzmann equation.
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Presentation Material: 
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute The Leverhulme Trust London Mathematical Society Microsoft Research NM Rothschild and Sons