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Henri Alloul (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(1):30632.
Electron-electron interactions are at the origin of many exotic electronic properties of materials which have emerged from recent experimental... more
Giulio Tononi (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(1):4164.
Integrated information theory (IIT) attempts to identify the essential properties of consciousness (axioms) and, from there, infers the properties of... more
Denis Jerome (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(1):30655.
Organic superconductivity refers to the regular phenomenon of superconductivity as it is observed in some metals and metallic inorganic compounds... more
Rodolfo Llinas and Mario N. Negrello (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(1):4606.
The cerebellum derives its name as a diminutive of the word "cerebrum". This is particularly explicit in German, where the cerebellum is called Kleinhirn... more
Mario Mulansky and Karsten Ahnert (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(12):32342.
The odeint (ordinary differential equation integration) library is a collection of advanced numerical algorithms to solve initial-value problems of... more
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