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Variational Modelling: Energies, gradient flows, and large deviations

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Variational Modelling: Energies, gradient flows, and large deviations
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 64

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The notes describe the methodology called Variational Modelling, and focus on the application to the modelling of gradient-flow systems. I describe the methodology itself in great detail, and explain why this is a rational modelling route.

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