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Author Ecole d'été de physique théorique (Les Houches, Haute-Savoie, France) (83rd : 2005 : Les Houches, Haute-Savoie, France)

Title Mathematical statistical physics : École d'Été de Physique des Houches : Session LXXXIII : 4-29 July, 2005 : ESF Summer School : École thematique du CNRS / edited by Anton Bovier [and others]
Edition First edition
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 816 pages) : illustrations
Contents Course 1. Random matrices and determinantal processes / by Kurt Johansson -- Course 2. Some recent aspects of random conformally invariant systems / by Wendelin Werner -- Course 3. Conformal random geometry / by Bertrand Duplantier -- Course 4. Random motions in random media / by Alain-Sol Sznitman -- Course 5. An introduction to mean field spin glas theory : methods and results / by Francesco Guerra -- Course 6. Short-range spin glasses : selected open problems / by C.M. Newman and D.L. Stein -- Course 7. Computing the number of metastable states in infinite-range models / by Giorgio Parisi -- Course 8. Dynamics of trap models / by Gérard Ben Arous and Jiří Černý -- Course 9. Quantum entropy and quantum information / by Nilanjana Datta -- Course 10. Two lectures on iterative coding and statistical mechanics / by Andrea Montanari -- Course 11. Evolution in fluctuating populations / by Alison Etheridge -- Course 12. Multi-scale analysis of population models / by A. Greven -- Course 13. Elements of nonequilibrium statistical mechanics / by Christian Maes -- Course 14. Mathematical aspects of the abelian sandpile model / by Frank Redig -- Course 15. Gibbsianness and non-Gibbsianness in lattice random fields / by Roberto Fernández -- Course 16. Simulation of statistical mechanics models / by Alan D. Sokal
Summary The proceedings of the 2005 les Houches summer school on Mathematical Statistical Physics give and broad and clear overview on this fast developing area of interest to both physicists and mathematicians. introduction to a field of math with many interdisciplinary connections in physics, biology, and computer science roadmap to the next decade of mathematical statistical mechanics volume for reference years to come
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Mathematical physics -- Congresses.
Statistical mechanics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Bovier, Anton, 1957-
ISBN 0080479235 (electronic bk.)
9780080479231 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles École d'Été de Physique des Houches : Session LXXXIII : 4-29 July, 2005