Deutsche Hydrografische Zeitschrift

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 180–181 | Cite as

Derivation of the Joseph-Sendner diffusion equation from the Jaynes' principle of statistical inference

  • R. Bourret


Diffusion Equation Statistical Inference Structural Foundation Hydraulic Engineer 


  1. Jaynes, E. T., 1957: Information theory and statistical mechanics. Phys. Review106, No. 4, 620.Google Scholar
  2. Joseph, J., and H. Sendner, 1958: Über die horizontale Diffusion im Meere. Dt. Hydrogr. Z.11, 49.Google Scholar

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