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By Rosario N. Mantegna

Statistical physics ideas comparable to stochastic dynamics, brief- and long-range correlations, self-similarity and scaling, enable an figuring out of the worldwide habit of monetary structures with no first having to determine a close microscopic description of the procedure. This pioneering textual content explores using those innovations within the description of monetary platforms, the dynamic new forte of econophysics. The authors illustrate the scaling techniques utilized in chance concept, severe phenomena, and fully-developed turbulent fluids and observe them to monetary time sequence. additionally they current a brand new stochastic version that screens a number of of the statistical homes saw in empirical information. Physicists will locate the applying of statistical physics techniques to fiscal structures interesting. Economists and different monetary pros will enjoy the book's empirical research tools and well-formulated theoretical instruments that may let them describe structures composed of an immense variety of interacting subsystems.

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