By Murray Gell-Mann
A very good number of complicated phenomena in lots of medical fields express power-law habit, reflecting a hierarchical or fractal constitution. lots of those phenomena appear to be prone to description utilizing techniques drawn from thermodynamics or statistical mechanics, relatively ways regarding the maximization of entropy and of Boltzmann-Gibbs statistical mechanics and conventional legislation in a average manner. The publication addresses the interdisciplinary functions of those rules, and in addition on a variety of phenomena which can very likely be quantitatively describable by way of those ideas.
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