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## Recent Progress in Fractal Dynamics and Applications

#### Call for Papers

In recent years, fractional calculus applications have attracted many researchers from various areas of science and engineering. A great variety of the fractional dynamical models have arisen in mathematical physics including the fractional heat transfer, the fractional fluid, solid mechanics and rock physics, the fractional traffic flows, the fractional quantum mechanics, and many other topics in theoretical and computational physics. The main objective of this special issue is to give a chance to the researchers to establish an international forum to present some new results in these and/or related topics based on fractional dynamical models.

All the submissions are expected to have some original ideas and modern approaches. Papers on newly emerging areas of fractal dynamics are especially welcome. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

- Fractional mathematical models for mathematical physics (e.g. fractional heat transfer, fractional fluid, solid mechanics and rock physics, the fractional traffic flows and the fractional quantum mechanics)
- Fractional and multiscale problems in modern theoretical and applied physics like computational physics, quantum mechanics, traffic flows
- Computational and optimization problems in fractional differential equations arising in the above and related mathematical physical problems (e.g. ADM, HAM, VIM, heat balance integral method, wavelet method and related topics)
- Local fractional approach for describing above mathematical physics
- Local fractional differential equations arising in above mathematical physics
- Real world problems in the above mathematical physics
- Other related applications of fractal and fractional calculus

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 electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System http://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/amp/frad/ according to the following timetable:

Manuscript Due | Friday, 15 August 2014 |

First Round of Reviews | Friday, 7 November 2014 |

Publication Date | Friday, 2 January 2015 |

#### Lead Guest Editor

- Carlo Cattani, Department of Mathematics, University of Salerno, Fisciano, 84084 Salerno, Italy

#### Guest Editors

- Xiao-Jun Yang, Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, 221008, China
- Dumitru Baleanu, Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Faculty of Art and Sciences, Cankaya University, BalgatAnkara, 06530 Ankara Balgat, Turkey
- Gongnan Xie, School of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
- Hossein Jafari, Department of Mathematics, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar 47416-95447, Iran