Section Editors

Section Board for 'Multidisciplinary Applications' (46)

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Prof. Dr. Geert Verdoolaege
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Research Unit Nuclear Fusion, Department of Applied Physics, Ghent University, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: probability theory; Bayesian inference; machine learning; information geometry; differential geometry; nuclear fusion; plasma physics; plasma turbulence; continuum mechanics; statistical mechanics
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Prof. Dr. Carlos Alberto De Bragança Pereira *
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1. Institute of Mathematics, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Avenida Senador Filinto Müller, 1555, Campo Grande 79074-460, Brazil
2. Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of São Paulo, Rua do Matão, 1010, São Paulo 05508-900, Brazil
Interests: Bayesian statistics; controversies and paradoxes in probability and statistics; Bayesian reliability; Bayesian analysis of discrete data (BADD); applied statistics
* Section Associate Editor
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Prof. Dr. Attila R. Imre
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Department of Energy Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, H-1111 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: thermodynamics; energy engineering; supercritical and metastable states; energy storage and conversion; geothermal and waste heat utilization; phase equilibria
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Zivieri
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1. Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Physical Sciences and Earth Sciences, University of Messina, 1, 98122 Messina, Italy
2. Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica (INdAM), 00185 Rome, Italy
3. Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, University of Ferrara, 44122 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: lattice phonons dynamics; spin waves; ferromagnetic materials and nanostructures; low-dimensional magnetic systems; magnonic crystals; magnetic metamaterials; topological defects; magnetic vortices; magnetic skyrmions; spin-transfer torque effect; spin-Hall effect; nonlinear seismic metamaterials; statistical thermodynamics of biological systems; entropy of irreversible reactions in living systems; electrical power signals; distribution lines; smart grids
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Prof. Dr. Nigel Wilding
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School of Physics, School of Physics Head of School, School of Physics, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TH, UK
Interests: soft matter; statistical physics; hydrophobicity; lock and key colloids; cluster crystals; coarse graining and depletion; polydispersity; monte Carlo tools
Prof. Dr. Cataldo Godano
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Dipartmento di Matematica e Fisica, Università della Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’, 81100 Caserta, Italy
Interests: Earth Science; Wave propagation and site effects; Scale invariance, fractal geometry and self-organized criticality in seismology; Statistical models for the occurrence of earthquakes; Forecasting of seismic events
Dr. Daniel Polani
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Department of Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB, UK
Interests: artificial intelligence; artificial life; information theory for intelligent information processing; sensor Evolution; collective and multiagent systems
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Prof. Dr. Gonen Ashkenasy
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Department of Chemistry, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
Interests: systems chemistry; origin of life; biomaterial self-assembly and self-replication
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Prof. Dr. Panos Argyrakis
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Department of Physics, University of Thessaloniki, GR-54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: networks; scale-free networks; diffusion; reaction-diffusion processes; transport properties; random walk properties; trapping; spreading phenomena; disease spreading; phase transitions; percolation; fractals
Prof. Dr. Ehtibar Dzhafarov
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Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Interests: theory of selective influences of deterministic factors on random outputs; general theory of subjective dissimilarity and subjective distance; subjective topology and geometry of stimulus spaces derived from discrimination and categorization functions; abstract psychophysics of detection, discrimination, and categorization; response time (RT) analysis: RT modeling, RT decompositions, processing time architectures
Dr. Fredrik Liljeros
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Department of Sociology, Stockholm University, S106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Interests: complex networks; self-organization and networkepidemiology
Prof. Dr. Brian Cantor
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1. Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PH, UK
2. Brunel Centre for Advance Solidification Technology (BCAST), Brunel University London, Uxbridge UB8 3PH, UK
Interests: materials science and engineering
Prof. Dr. Alberto Porta

1. Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, University of Milan, 20097 Milan, Italy
2. Department of Cardiothoracic, Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, 20097 Milan, Italy
Interests: time series analysis; cardiovascular control; complexity
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Prof. Dr. David Draper

Department of Statistics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
Interests: statistical, socially-responsible, replicable data science; Bayesian statistical methods with good calibration properties; problem formulation (the mapping from a natural-language description of a data-science problem to a consistent and complete mathematical model that can lead to high-quality solutions)
Prof. Dr. Elisa Ciaramelli
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Psychology, University of Bologna, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy
Interests: cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology
Prof. Dr. David Holcman
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Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris and Churchill College, University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TN, UK
Interests: computational neuroscience; modeling; biophysics; computational molecular and cellular biology; data modeling; analysis of cellular microdomains; stochastic simulations; analysis of large amount of time-series and single particle trajectories; super-resolution data analysis; reconstruction of chromatin organization from large matrices; analysis of long-time series of electrophysiological recordings and deconvolution of fluorescent indicators in neurons; predictive medicine algorithms: anoxic coma; EEG analysis; monitoring and short-term anesthesia prediction
Prof. Dr. Ivan S. Mamaev
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Institute of Computer Science, Universitetskaya str., 426034 Izhevsk, Russia
Interests: theory of dynamical systems; exactly integrable nonlinear systems; lie algebra, Hamiltonian systems; topological methods of investigation of dynamical systems; scenarios of transition to chaos and computer experiments
Prof. Dr. Roland H. Grabner
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Institute of Psychology, University of Graz, Universitätspl. 3, 8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: individual differences in mathematical abilities and successful mathematics learning; individual differences in general cognitive abilities (intelligence, creativity); bilingual learning, immersion teaching; teacher training
Prof. Dr. Roberto Serra
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Department of Physics, Informatics and Mathematics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: complex systems; protocells; origin of life; information theory
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Prof. Dr. Pedro M.A. Areias
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: Discretization methods; Finite strain plasticity; Computational solid mechanics; Computational fracture; Shell analysis
Prof. Dr. Luis L. Bonilla
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Gregorio Millan Institute, Fluid Dynamics, Nanoscience and Industrial Mathematics, Escuela Politecnica Superior, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Av. de la Universidad, 30, 28911 Leganes, Spain
Interests: angiogenesis; biological membranes; defects and ripples in graphene; resolution enhancement in imaging; transport in nanostructures; semiconductors; oscillators; nanocrystals; nonlinear phenomena; asymptotic methods; applied mathematics
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Dr. David Cuesta-Frau
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Technological Institute of Informatics, Universitat Politècnica de València, Alcoi Campus, 03801 Alcoi, Spain
Interests: pattern recognition; machine learning; time series classification; nonlinear signal processing; sensor networks; medical devices
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Guillén
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Computer Technology and Architecture Department, University of Granada, Desp. 32, Calle Periodista Daniel Saucedo, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: machine learning; soft computing; applications; cosmic rays; entrepreneurship; deep learning; parallel programming; clustering
Prof. Dr. Francisco C. Santos
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Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, 1649-004 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: complex systems; network science; population dynamics; evolutionary dynamics; artificial intelligence; game theory; cooperation, multiagent systems
Prof. Dr. Ralph Kenna
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Statistical Physics Group, Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK
Interests: phase transitions and critical phenomena; high-dimensional systems; finite-size scaling; boundary conditions; complexity science; interdisciplinary applications of statistical physics; scientometrics; sociophysics; digital humanities
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Prof. Dr. Jan Aldert Bergstra
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Institute of Informatics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL, The Netherlands
Interests: meadows instruction sequences; decision taking outsourcing
Prof. Dr. Fernando Morgado-Dias
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Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute and ITI/Larsys, Universidade da Madeira, 9000-390 Funchal, Portugal
Interests: artificial neural networks; artificial intelligence; sleep monitoring; FPGA; digital hardware; modeling; renewable and energy policy
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Prof. Dr. Sharif Rahman
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College of Engineering and Computational & Applied Mathematics, The University of Iowa, 2140 Seamans Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Interests: uncertainty quantification; computational and applied mathematics; multiscale mechanics of random heterogeneous materials; stochastic finite-element; mesh-free; and isogeometric methods; and reliability and robust design optimization
Prof. Dr. Jesús Poza
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Biomedical Engineering Group, University of Valladolid, C/Plaza de Santa Cruz, 8, 47002 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: Alzheimer’s disease; electroencephalography (EEG); magnetoencephalography (MEG); biomedical engineering; signal processing
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Prof. Dr. Joaquín Abellán
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Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: information theory; imprecise probabilities; uncertainty-based-information measures; data mining
Prof. Dr. Leonardo Vanneschi
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NOVA Information Management School (NOVA IMS), Universidade Nova of Lisbon, Campus de Campolide, 1070-312 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: machine learning; genetic programming; particle swarm optimization
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Prof. Dr. Asher Yahalom
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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Ariel University, Ariel 40700, Israel
Interests: relativistic dynamics and relativistic engines; non-barotropic (entropy dependent) fluid dynamics and magnetohydrodynamics; topological conservation laws in entropy dependent flow dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Abderrahmane Baïri
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Laboratoire de Thermique Interfaces Environnement (LTIE), Université de Paris, Paris, France
Interests: applied heat transfer; natural convection; nanofluid; porous media; experimentation; fluid dynamics; numerical modeling; interfaces; renewable energy; thermal characterization
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Prof. Dr. Hyoung Seop Kim
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea
Interests: mechanics of materials; multiscale constitutive modeling; finite element analyses; nanostructured materials; severe plastic deformation; high-entropy alloy; metal additive manufacturing; architectured materials; heterostructured materials
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Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Aquilanti
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Department of Chemistry, Biology and Biotechnology, University of Perugia, 06123 Perugia, Italy
Interests: chemical kinetics; quantum mechanics; statistical thermodynamics; molecular beams and imaging techniques; molecular dynamics; molecular chirality
Prof. Dr. Donald Kouri
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Departments of Physics, Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: scattering theory; quantum physics; mathematical physics; chemical physics; signal processing
Prof. Dr. Jose Santamaria
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Department of Computer Science, University of Jaén, 23071 Jaén, Spain
Interests: machine learning; deep learning; soft computing; high-performance computing; computer vision; image processing
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Prof. Dr. Andrei Khrennikov
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International Center for Mathematical Modeling in Physics and Cognitive Sciences, Linnaeus University, SE-351 95 Växjö, Sweden
Interests: quantum foundations, information, probability, and contextuality; applications of the mathematical formalism of quantum theory outside of physics: cognition, psychology, decision making, economics, finances, and social and political sciences; p-adic numbers; p-adic and ultrametric analysis; dynamical systems; p-adic theoretical physics; utrametric models of cognition and psychological behavior; p-adic models in geophysics and petroleum research
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Dr. Éloi Bossé
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Institut Mines Télécom Atlantique (IMT-Atlantique), Brest, France
Interests: analytics and information fusion; decision-support technologies; cognitive engineering; complex systems; Big Data and IoT
Dr. Pentti Nieminen
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Medical Informatics and Data Analysis Research Group, University of Oulu, 90570 Oulu, Finland
Interests: medical informatics; medical statistics; biostatistics; datainformatics; statistical reporting; data presentation; statistical modelling; knowledge-based information; bibliometrics; education of data analysis methods
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Prof. Dr. Nikolay K. Vitanov
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Institute of Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Akad. G. Bonchev str, Bl. 4, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: nonlinear dynamics; nonlinear time series analysis; fluid mechanics; nonlinear partial differential equations; application of the methods of statistics and probability theory to natural, social and economic systems
Dr. Javier Martin-Torres
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Division of Space Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, 97187 Luleå, Sweden
Interests: Mars research; climate modelling; entropy and thermodynamics; planetary science; astrobiology; radiative transfer; terrestrial radiation balance; remote sensing; retrieval methods; development of ground-, balloon, and space instruments
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Prof. Dr. Richard D. Gill
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Mathematical Institute, Leiden University, Postbus 9512, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: biostatistics; genetics; survival analysis; semiparametric models; causality; machine learning; statistical image analysis, and quantum statistical information; foundational aspects of statistics, probability and quantum physics
Dr. Robert Niven
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School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales, Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
Interests: Bayesian and maximum entropy methods for the analysis of engineering and scientific systems; theoretical foundations of Bayesian inference, Bayesian estimation and plausible reasoning; entropy-based inference and extremum methods; Bayesian risk assessment; heuristics and methods for the selection of prior probabilities; probabilistic transport and evolution equations and operators
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Dr. Amelia Carolina Sparavigna
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Department of Applied Science and Technology, Polytechnic University of Turin, 10129 Turin, Italy
Interests: general physics and mathematics; optics; software; image processing applied to microscopy and satellite imagery
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Prof. Dr. Vittorio Romano
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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania, Viale A. Doria, 6, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: mathematical modeling and simulation of semiconductors; radiative transfer; charge and heat transport in solids
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