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Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: Madras, Neal. Self-avoiding walk. [S.l.] : Birkhauser, 2012 (OCoLC)816511917 |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Neal Noah Madras; G Slade |

ISBN: | 9781461460251 1461460255 1461460247 9781461460244 |

OCLC Number: | 820204654 |

Description: | 1 online resource (xvi, 425 pages). |

Contents: | Scaling, polymers and spins -- Some combinatorial bounds -- Decay of the two-point function -- The lace expansion -- Above four dimensions -- Pattern theorems -- Polygons, slabs, bridges and knots -- Analysis of Monte Carlo methods -- Related topics. |

Series Title: | Modern Birkhäuser classics. |

Responsibility: | Neal Madras, Gordon Slade. |

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### Abstract:

The self-avoiding walk is a mathematical model that has important applications in statistical mechanics and polymer science. Here is an affordable reprint of a classic monograph that offers a focused look at this important model.
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From the reviews: "The Self-Avoiding Walk is a reprint of the original 1993 edition and is part of the Modern Birkhauser Classics series. It provides numerous theorems and their proofs. It was complete for its time, with 237 items in its list of references; since then one large outstanding conjecture has been verified but the basics remain unchanged. ... if you want to know anything about self-avoiding walks, it is the place to look first." (Underwood Dudley, MAA Reviews, April, 2013) Read more...

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