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Advanced Topics in Fractional Dynamics

Call for Papers

Fractional order differentiation consists in the generalisation of classical integer differentiation to real or complex orders.

During the last decades, fractional differentiation has drawn increasing attention in the study of the so-called anomalous social and physical behaviors, where scaling power law of fractional order appears universal as an empirical description of such complex phenomena.

The goal of this special issue is to address the latest developments in the area of fractional calculus application in dynamical systems. Papers describing original research work that reflects the recent theoretical advances and experimental results as well as new topics for research are invited on all aspects of object tracking. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Modeling and applications of complex systems in physics, biology, biophysics, and medicine
  • Fractional variational principles
  • Continuous time random walk
  • Computational fractional derivative equations
  • Viscoelasticity
  • Fractional differential equations
  • Fractional operators on fractals
  • Local fractional derivatives
  • Automatic control
  • Thermal systems
  • Electromagnetism
  • Economical and financial systems
  • Electrical, mechanical, and thermal systems
  • Bifurcation
  • Chaos
  • Synchronization

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/amp/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/author/submit/journals/amp/fract/ according to the following timetable:

Manuscript DueFriday, 9 August 2013
First Round of ReviewsFriday, 1 November 2013
Publication DateFriday, 27 December 2013

Lead Guest Editor

  • Dumitru Baleanu, Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Cankaya University, Ankara, Turkey

Guest Editors

  • H. M. Srivastava, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 3R4
  • Varsha Daftardar-Gejji, Department of Mathematics, University of Pune, Pune 411007, India
  • Changpin Li, Department of Mathematics, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
  • J. A. Tenreiro Machado, Department of Electrical Engineering, Institute of Engineering of Polytechnic of Porto, Rua Dr. Antonio Bernardino de Almeida 431, 4200-072 Porto, Portugal