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The Fractional Laplacian.

9781498746151

The Fractional Laplacian

C. Pozrikidis

CRC Press

2016

278 pages

$89.95

Hardcover

QA374

The fractional Laplacian, also called the Riesz fractional derivative, describes an unusual diffusion process due to random displacements executed by jumpers that are able to walk to neighboring or nearby sites, says Pozrikidis, but can also perform excursions to remote sites by way of Levy flights. He introduces them in discussions on the fractional Laplacian in one dimension, numerical discretization in one dimension, further concepts in one dimension, periodic functions, the fractional Laplacian in three dimensions, and the fractional Laplacian in two dimensions. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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