## Maximum-entropy Models in Science and EngineeringThis Is The First Comprehensive Book About Maximum Entropy Principle And Its Applications To A Diversity Of Fields Like Statistical Mechanics, Thermo-Dynamics, Business, Economics, Insurance, Finance, Contingency Tables, Characterisation Of Probability Distributions (Univariate As Well As Multivariate, Discrete As Well As Continuous), Statistical Inference, Non-Linear Spectral Analysis Of Time Series, Pattern Recognition, Marketing And Elections, Operations Research And Reliability Theory, Image Processing, Computerised Tomography, Biology And Medicine. There Are Over 600 Specially Constructed Exercises And Extensive Historical And Bibliographical Notes At The End Of Each Chapter.The Book Should Be Of Interest To All Applied Mathematicians, Physicists, Statisticians, Economists, Engineers Of All Types, Business Scientists, Life Scientists, Medical Scientists, Radiologists And Operations Researchers Who Are Interested In Applying The Powerful Methodology Based On Maximum Entropy Principle In Their Respective Fields. |

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### Contents

Preface | 1 |

MaximumEntropy Discrete Univariate Probability Distributions | 30 |

MaximumEntropy Continuous Univariate Probability | 44 |

MaximumEntropy Discrete Multivariate Probability | 88 |

MaximumEntropy Continuous Multivariate Probability | 118 |

MaximumEntropy Distributions in Statistical Mechanics | 146 |

Minimum Discrepancy Measures | 173 |

Concavity Convexity of MaximumEntropy Minimum | 196 |

MaximumEntropy Models in Regional and Urban Planning | 310 |

MaximumEntropy Models in Marketing and Elections | 358 |

MaximumEntropy Models in Economics Finance Insurance | 409 |

MaximumEntropy Spectral Analysis | 444 |

17 MaximumEntropy Image Reconstruction | 469 |

Maximum and MinimumEntropy Models in Pattern | 497 |

MaximumEntropy Principle in Operations Research | 526 |

MaximumEntropy Models in Biology Medicine | 567 |

Equivalence of MaximumEntropy Principle and Gausss Principle | 228 |

MaximumEntropy Principle and Contingency Tables | 252 |

MaximumEntropy Principle and Statistics | 266 |

Entropy Maximization and Statistical Thermodynamics | 292 |

References | 591 |

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