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Kim, S (2012)

Benfordís law in non-equilibrium processes: Droplet collisions case

Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Vol. 391, No. 20, pp. 4970Ė4975.

ISSN/ISBN: Not available at this time. DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2012.05.043



Abstract: Benfordís law is investigated for the simulation results generated from non-equilibrium molecular dynamics. A statistic to measure how closely a set of the numbers follows Benfordís law is defined. The simulation data are from the collisions of two nano droplets with different impact velocities. When a non-equilibrium system returns to its equilibrium state, some physical quantities relevant to the non-equilibrium settings follow Benfordís law more closely. The initial settings for the non-equilibrium state can be interpreted as a data fabrication of its corresponding equilibrium state. A connection with the Shannon entropy for the first digit distribution is also discussed.


Bibtex:
@article{Kim20124970, title = "Benford's law in non-equilibrium processes: Droplet collisions case ", journal = "Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications ", volume = "391", number = "20", pages = "4970 - 4975", year = "2012", note = "", issn = "0378-4371", doi = "http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2012.05.043", url = "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378437112004141", author = "Sangrak Kim",


Reference Type: Journal Article

Subject Area(s): Natural Sciences