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Table of Contents
Irreversibility: The arrow of time
Thermodynamics of irreversible processes
Stochastic processes with discrete event times
Birth and death processes and master equation
Brownian motion and Langevin equation
Derivation of the quantum master equation
Properties of the quantum master equation and examples
The Boltzmann equation
Solutions of the Boltzmann equation
The Vlasov-Landau equation and hydrodynamic equations
Linear response theory and generalized fluctuation dissipation theorem (FDT)
Generalized linear response approaches
Perturbation theory for manyparticle systems
Thermodynamic Green functions
Partial summation and manyparticle phenomena
Outlook: Nonequilibrium evolution and stochastic processes