[OPE-L:2235] RE: Re: Re: Statistical regularities

From: P.J.Wells@open.ac.uk
Date: Wed Jan 19 2000 - 14:10:12 EST

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Paul wrote:

> I would say that F&M's argument starts to operate once the system
> has a few tens of degrees of freedom.
> Perhaps Julian and Allin might have some estimate here.
        Well, I may do -- but not for a couple of years yet...PhD still in
progress :-)
        In the meantime, me not being a real mathematician or physicist, can
Paul say how many d.f.s one needs in, e.g., an ideal gas?


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