by S. Koseki and R. F. Streater, Open Systems and Information Dynamics, 2, 77-94, 1993.
For any chemical reaction we construct a non-linear stochastic process in continuous or discrete time in which the concentrations obey a kinetic law where the rates are proportional to the products of the activities. The main microscopic assumption can be interpreted as expressing the hypothesis of a strong cage effect. The theory is unable to shed light on the problem of absolute rates. In the final section we suggest how the hypotheses of the model might be tested experimentally.
The general method now known as "statistical dynamics" is described in the book.
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