CENTER FOR APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND THEORETICAL PHYSICS

UNIVERZA V MARIBORU UNIVERSITY OF MARIBOR

KREKOVA 2 SI-2000 MARIBOR SLOVENIA

Phone +(386) (2) 2355 350 and 2355 351 Fax +(386) (2) 2355 360

Robnik@uni-mb.si www.camtp.uni-mb.si

PROF.DR. MARKO ROBNIK, DIRECTOR

**Abstract:**
Social and other complex systems show a myriad of interesting phenomena.
Presently, there exists a tendency to link these phenomena to a small
number of underlying principles.
One of the ways to develop the tendency - often referred to as the
sociophysics - is to utilise concepts from theoretical physics,
in particular thermodynamics.
In this presentation, the basis for sociophysics is given.
Special care is given to description of the social free energy.
It is the measure of all resources which can be transferred within the
system without changing its state significantly,
and a quantity analogue to free energy in physics.

**Seminarsko predavanje bo v torek, 25. aprila 2006 ob 15:15 uri
v seminarski sobi CAMTP, Krekova 2, pritlicje.
Vljudno vabljeni vsi zainteresirani, tudi
študenti.**

Prof.Dr. Marko Robnik

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