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Spin Glass Theory and Beyond
This book contains a detailed and self-contained presentation of the replica theory of infinite range spin glasses. The authors also explain recent theoretical developments, paying particularExpand
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Interaction ruling animal collective behavior depends on topological rather than metric distance: Evidence from a field study
Numerical models indicate that collective animal behavior may emerge from simple local rules of interaction among the individuals. However, very little is known about the nature of such interaction,Expand
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Asymptotic Freedom in Parton Language
A novel derivation of the Q2 dependence of quark and gluon densities (of given helicity) as predicted by quantum chromodynamics is presented. The main body of predictions of the theory forExpand
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Brownian motion
“I did not believe that it was possible to study the Brownian motion with such a precision.” From a letter from Albert Einstein to Jean Perrin (1909).
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Planar diagrams
We investigate the planar approximation to field theory through the limit of a large internal symmetry group. This yields an alternative and powerful method to count planar diagrams. Results areExpand
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Simulated tempering: a new Monte Carlo scheme
We propose a new global optimization method (Simulated Tempering) for simulating effectively a system with a rough free-energy landscape (i.e., many coexisting states) at finite nonzero temperature.Expand
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Statistical Field Theory
Classical equilibrium statistical mechanics magnetic systems the Ising model the low-temperature and high-temperature expansions the Landau-Ginsberg model near the transition the renormalizationExpand
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Scale-free correlations in starling flocks
From bird flocks to fish schools, animal groups often seem to react to environmental perturbations as if of one mind. Most studies in collective animal behavior have aimed to understand how aExpand
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