Long-range power-law correlations in condensed matter physics and biophysics

H. E. Stanley, S. V. Buldyrev, A. L. Goldberger, S. Havlin, C. K. Peng, M. Simons

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We discuss the appearance of long-range power-law correlations in various systems of interest to condensed matter physicists and biophysicists, with emphasis on the recent discovery of long-range correlations in DNA sequences that contain non-coding regions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-24
Number of pages21
JournalPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - 15 Nov 1993

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We wish to thank F. Sciortino for importantc ontributionsi n the initial stages of this project, and C.R. Cantor, C. DeLisi, R.D. Rosenberg,J .J. Schwartz, M. Schwartz and N. Shworak for valuable discussions.P artial support was provided to ALG by the G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Charitable Foundation, the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, to MS by the American Heart Association, and to HES by the National Science Foundation and Office of Naval Research.


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