A Practical Introduction to Tensor Networks: Matrix Product States and Projected Entangled Pair States

  title={A Practical Introduction to Tensor Networks: Matrix Product States and Projected Entangled Pair States},
  author={Rom{\'a}n Or{\'u}s},
  journal={Annals of Physics},
  • R. Orús
  • Published 10 June 2013
  • Physics, Computer Science
  • Annals of Physics
This is a partly non-technical introduction to selected topics on tensor network methods, based on several lectures and introductory seminars given on the subject. It should be a good place for newcomers to get familiarized with some of the key ideas in the field, specially regarding the numerics. After a very general introduction we motivate the concept of tensor network and provide several examples. We then move on to explain some basics about Matrix Product States (MPS) and Projected… 
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