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Taghavi N; Niven RK; Paull DJ; Kramer M, 2022, 'Groundwater vulnerability assessment: A review including new statistical and hybrid methods', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 822, pp. 153486 - 153486, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.153486

Niven RK, 2021, 'Invariance properties of the entropy production, and the entropic pairing of inertial frames of reference by shear-flow systems', Entropy, vol. 23, pp. 1515 - 1515, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/e23111515

Wang J; Niven RK, 2021, 'Unification of surface tension isotherms of PFOA or GenX salts in electrolyte solutions by mean ionic activity', Chemosphere, vol. 280, pp. 130715 - 130715, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.130715

Niven RK; Abel M; Schlegel M; Waldrip SH, 2019, 'Maximum entropy analysis of flow networks: Theoretical foundation and applications', Entropy, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/e21080776

Niven RK; Cordier L; Kaiser E; Schlegel M; Noack BR, 2018, 'Rethinking the Reynolds Transport Theorem, Liouville Equation, and Perron-Frobenius and Koopman Operators', Rethinking the Reynolds Transport Theorem, Liouville Equation, and Perron-Frobenius and Koopman Operators: Spatial and Generalized Parametric Forms, http://arxiv.org/abs/1810.06022v5

Oberst SM; Niven RK; Lester DR; Ord A; Hobbs B; Hoffmann N, 2018, 'Detection of unstable periodic orbits in mineralising geological systems', Chaos, vol. 28, pp. 085711 - 085721, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5024134

Abdelraouf YA; Niven RK, 2018, 'Effect of water and solid activities at high pressure on supercritical CO2 sequestration in saline aquifers', Chemical Geology, vol. 476, pp. 11 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.10.019

Gout J; Quade M; Shafi K; Niven RK; Abel M, 2018, 'Synchronization control of oscillator networks using symbolic regression', Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 91, pp. 1001 - 1021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11071-017-3925-z

Waldrip SH; Niven RK; Abel M; Schlegel M, 2018, 'Reduced-parameter method for maximum entropy analysis of hydraulic pipe flow networks', Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, vol. 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001379

Waldrip SH; Niven RK, 2017, 'Comparison between Bayesian and maximum entropy analyses of flow networks', Entropy, vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/e19020058

Waldrip SH; Niven RK; Abel M; Schlegel M, 2016, 'Maximum entropy analysis of hydraulic pipe flow networks', Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, vol. 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001126

Quade M; Abel M; Shafi K; Niven RK; Noack BR, 2016, 'Prediction of dynamical systems by symbolic regression', Physical Review E, vol. 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.94.012214

Waldrip SH; Niven RK, 2016, 'Maximum entropy derivation of Quasi-Newton Methods', SIAM Journal on Optimization, vol. 26, pp. 2495 - 2511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1137/15M1027668

Kaiser E; Noack BR; Cordier L; Spohn A; Segond M; Abel M; Daviller G; Östh J; Krajnović S; Niven RK, 2014, 'Cluster-based reduced-order modelling of a mixing layer', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 754, pp. 365 - 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2014.355

Niven RK; Noack BR, 2014, 'Discussion of Di Vita, A., On information thermodynamics and scale invariance in fluid dynamics, Journal of Thermodynamics & Catalysis 3: e108 (2012)', Discussion of Di Vita, A., On information thermodynamics and scale invariance in fluid dynamics, Journal of Thermodynamics & Catalysis 3: e108 (2012), http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.4087v1

Cordier L; Noack BR; Tissot G; Lehnasch G; Delville J; Balajewicz M; Daviller G; Niven RK, 2013, 'Identification strategies for model-based control Topics in Flow Control. Guest editors J.P. Bonnet and L. Cattafesta', Experiments in Fluids, vol. 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00348-013-1580-9

Noack BR; Niven RK, 2013, 'A hierarchy of maximum entropy closures for Galerkin systems of incompressible flows', Computers and Mathematics with Applications, vol. 65, pp. 1558 - 1574, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.camwa.2013.02.016

Singh K; Niven RK, 2013, 'Non-aqueous phase liquid spills in freezing and thawing soils: critical analysis of pore-scale processes', Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology,, vol. 43, pp. 551 - 597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2011.604264

Cordier L; Noack BR; Tissot G; Lehnasch G; Delville J; Daviller G; Balajewicz M; Niven RK, 2013, 'Identification strategies for model-based control', Experiments in Fluids, vol. 54, pp. 1 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00348-013-1580-9

Noack BR; Niven RK, 2012, 'Maximum-entropy closure for a Galerkin model of an incompressible periodic wake', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 700, pp. 187 - 213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2012.125

Niven RK, 2012, 'Maximum-entropy weighting of multiple earth climate models', Climate Dynamics, vol. 39, pp. 755 - 765, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00382-011-1163-5

Singh K; Niven RK; Senden TJ; Turner ML; Sheppard A; Middleton J; Knackstedt MA, 2011, 'Remobilization of residual non-aqueous phase liquid in porous media by freeze - Thaw cycles', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 45, pp. 3473 - 3478, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es200151g

Niven RK, 2010, 'Minimisation of a free-energy-like potential for non-equilibrium systems at steady state', Philosophical Transactions B, vol. 365, pp. 1323 - 1331, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2009.0296

Niven RK, 2010, 'Simultaneous extrema in the entropy production for steady-state fluid flow in parallel pipes', Journal of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics, vol. 35, pp. 347 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/JNETDY.2010.022

Grendar M; Niven RK, 2010, 'The Polya information divergence', Information Sciences, vol. 180, pp. 4189 - 4194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2010.06.031

Niven RK, 2009, 'Combinatorial entropies and statistics', European Physical Journal B, vol. 70, pp. 49 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjb/e2009-00168-5

Niven RK; Grendar M, 2009, 'Generalized classical, quantum and intermediate statistics and the Polya urn model', Physics Letters, Section A, vol. 373, pp. 621 - 626, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physleta.2008.12.025

Niven RK, 2009, 'Non-asymptotic thermodynamic ensembles', Europhysics Letters, vol. 86, pp. 20010-p1 - 20010-p6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1209/0295-5075/86/20010

Niven RK, 2009, 'Steady state of a dissipative flow-controlled system and the maximum entropy production principle', Physical Review E, vol. 80, pp. 021113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.80.021113

Niven RK; Suyari H, 2009, 'The q-gamma and (q,q)-polygamma functions of Tsallis statistics', Physica A - Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, vol. 388, pp. 4045 - 4060, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2009.06.018

Niven RK; Grendar M, 2008, 'Generalized Maxwell-Boltzmann, Bose-Einstein, Fermi-Dirac and Acharya-Swamy Statistics and the Polya Urn Model', Generalized Maxwell-Boltzmann, Bose-Einstein, Fermi-Dirac and Acharya-Swamy Statistics and the Polya Urn Model, http://arxiv.org/abs/0808.2102v1

Niven RK; Suyari H, 2008, 'Combinatorial basis and non-asymptotic form of the Tsallis entropy function', European Physical Journal B, vol. 61, pp. 75 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjb/e2008-00038-8

Niven RK, 2008, 'Comment on ``A fiber optic Raman sensor for hydrocarbon detection`` by Khijwania et al. [Sens. Actuators B 125 (2007) 563-568]', Sensors and Actuators B - Chemical, vol. 130, pp. 575, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2007.09.089

Niven RK; Singh K, 2008, 'Mobilization and rupture of LNAPL ganglia during freeze-thaw: Two-dimensional cell experiments', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 42, pp. 5467 - 5472, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es702442j

Niven RK, 2007, 'Comment on “A fiber optic Raman sensor for hydrocarbon detection” by Khijwania et al. [Sens. Actuators B 125 (2007) 563–568]', Environmental Science and Technology

Niven RK, 2006, 'Cost of s-fold decisions in exact Maxwell-Boltzmann, Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics', Physica A - Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, vol. 365, pp. 142 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2006.01.021

Niven RK, 2006, 'Force stability of pore-scale fluid bridges and ganglia in axisymmetric and non-axisymmetric configurations', Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 52, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2006.03.015

Niven RK, 2006, 'q-Exponential structure of arbitrary-order reaction kinetics', Chemical Engineering Science, vol. 61, pp. 3785 - 3790, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2005.12.004

Niven RK, 2005, 'Combinatorial Information Theory: I. Philosophical Basis of Cross-Entropy and Entropy', Combinatorial Information Theory: I. Philosophical Basis of Cross-Entropy and Entropy, http://arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0512017v5

Niven RK, 2005, 'Constrained Forms of the Tsallis Entropy Function and Local Equilibria', Constrained Forms of the Tsallis Entropy Function and Local Equilibria, http://arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0503263v1

Niven RK, 2005, 'Ethanol in gasoline: environmental impacts and sustainability: review article', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 9, pp. 535 - 555, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2004.06.003

Niven RK, 2005, 'Exact Maxwell-Boltzmann, Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac Statistics', Physics Letters, Section A, vol. 342, pp. 286 - 293, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physleta.2005.05.063

Niven RK, 2005, 'Reply to the comments by D. Stevenson on `Physical insight into theErgun and Wen and Yu equations for fluid flow in packed and fluidisedbeds` by RK Niven [Chemical Engineering Science, 57 (2002), 527-534]', Chemical Engineering Science, vol. 60, pp. 299 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2004.08.004

Niven RK, 2004, 'The constrained entropy and cross-entropy functions', Physica A - Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, vol. 334, pp. 444 - 458, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2003.11.011

Niven RK, 2003, 'Turbulent flow through porous media.', Ground water, vol. 41, pp. 544 - 545

Niven RK, 2003, 'Turbulent Flow Through Porous Media by D.W. Barr, September-October 2001 issue, v. 39, no. 5: 646-650', Ground Water, vol. 41, pp. 544 - 545, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-6584.2003.tb02388.x

Niven RK, 2003, 'Discussion paper concerning D.W.Barr (2001), Turbulent Flow through porous media, Ground Water, 39(5):646-650', Ground Water, vol. 41, pp. 544 - 545

Niven RK, 2002, 'DNAPL remediation: Which 'new paradigm' will prevail? by Richard E. Jackson (2001), Ground Water Monitoring et Remediation, v 21, no. 3, pages 54-58 - Discussion', GROUND WATER MONITORING AND REMEDIATION, vol. 22, pp. 169 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-6592.2002.tb00766.x

Niven RK, 2002, 'Physical insight into the Ergun and Wen and Yu equations for fluid flow in packed and fluidised beds', Chemical Engineering Science, vol. 57, pp. 527 - 534, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0009-2509(01)00371-2

Niven RK, 2002, 'A derivation of Darcy's law.', Ground water, vol. 40, pp. 670 - 671


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