Săvoiu, Gheorghe (2008): The scientific way of thinking in statistics, statistical physics and quantum mechanics. Published in: Romanian Statistical Review , Vol. 13, No. 11 (2008): pp. 1323.

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Abstract
This paper focuses on the way of thinking in both classical and modern Physics and Statistics, Statistical Mechanics or Statistical Physics and Quantum Mechanics. These different statistical ways of thinking and their specific methods have generated new fields for new activities and new scientific disciplines, like Econophysics (between Economics and Physics), Sociophysics (between Sociology and Physics), Mediaphysics (between all media and comunication sciences), etc. After describing some recent definitions of statistical thinking, implications of statistical education for developing Econophysics, Sociophysics, Mediaphysics, etc. from Statistical and Quantum Mechanics are discussed. Several opinions are given as a direct liaison between the classical and modern statistical sciences and thoughts of a scientific research in general. The main conclusion is that Statistics developing habits of mind for Statistical Physics in Econophysics, for the Quantum Mechanics in Quantum Physics, for the Sociology in Sociophysics will be essential for the future of all.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Original Title:  The scientific way of thinking in statistics, statistical physics and quantum mechanics 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  Statistics, Statistical Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Econophysics, Sociophysics 
Subjects:  Z  Other Special Topics > Z1  Cultural Economics ; Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology > Z19  Other N  Economic History > N3  Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy > N30  General, International, or Comparative A  General Economics and Teaching > A1  General Economics > A14  Sociology of Economics 
Item ID:  14093 
Depositing User:  Gheorghe G. Săvoiu 
Date Deposited:  16. Mar 2009 15:08 
Last Modified:  14. Feb 2013 06:55 
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URI:  https://mpra.ub.unimuenchen.de/id/eprint/14093 