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Monte Carlo Methods in Statistical Physics - Mark Newman, G.T. BarkemaThis is an introduction to Monte Carlo simulations in classical statistical physics, and is aimed both at students beginning work in the field and at more experienced researchers who wish to learn more about Monte Carlo methods. The material covered includes methods for both equilibrium and out of equilibrium systems, and common algorithms like the metropolis and heat-bath algorithms are discussed in detail, as well as more sophisticated ones such as continuous time Monte Carlo, cluster algorithms, multigrid methods, entropic sampling and simulated tempering. Data analysis techniques are also
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June
The Six Core Theories of Modern Physics - Charles F. Stevens""The Six Core Theories of Modern Physics" is a useful and amazingly compact compendium of the central equations and concepts of modern physics, treating broad areas while stressing their underlying unity. It stands as an ideal summary of all that a beginning graduate student should have learned, and that other scientists with a physics background will want to recall." -- Dr. Daniel Gardner, Cornell University Medical College Charles Stevens, a prominent neurobiologist who originally trained as a biophysicist (with George Uhlenbeck and Mark Kac), wrote this book almost by accident. Each summer he
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Roman Empire 101: The TextVook - Dr. VookLearn all about the history of the Roman Empire in this eBook. "Roman Empire 101" presents what you need to know in an easy-to-digest format. This TextVook contains 4,000 words written and curated by Ivy League graduates, and stars Dr. Vook, Ph.D., a smart professor who explains everything you need to know. Whether you're interested in the Roman Empire for fun or brushing up on a course you took years ago, you will advance your knowledge. You will be able to read these 8 chapters: -All Roads Lead to Rome -The Founding of Rome and the Early Kingdom -The Rise of the Roman Republic -Rome's
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The Mangy Parrot, Abridged - José Joaquín Fernández de LizardiDavid Frye's abridgment of his 2003 translation of The Mangy Parrot captures all of the narrative drive, literary innovation, and biting social commentary that established Lizardi's comic masterpiece as the Don Quixote of Latin America.