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The self-avoiding walk

Author: Neal Noah Madras; G Slade
Publisher: New York : Birkhäuser, ©2013.
Series: Modern Birkhäuser classics.
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The self-avoiding walk is a mathematical model that has important applications in statistical mechanics and polymer science. In spite of its simple definition-a path on a lattice that does not visit the same site more than once-it is difficult to analyze mathematically. TheSelf-Avoiding Walkprovides the firstunified account of the known rigorous results for the self-avoiding walk, with particular emphasis on its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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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
OCLC Number: 820204654
Notes: "Reprint of the 1996 edition."--t.p.
Description: 1 online resource.
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 --
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Series Title: Modern Birkhäuser classics.
Responsibility: Neal Madras, Gordon Slade.
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