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A multiobjective optimization approach to statistical mechanics

  title={A multiobjective optimization approach to statistical mechanics},
  author={Lu{\'i}s F. Seoane and Ricard V. Sol'e},
  journal={arXiv: Statistical Mechanics},
Optimization problems have been the subject of statistical physics approximations. A specially relevant and general scenario is provided by optimization methods considering tradeoffs between cost and efficiency, where optimal solutions involve a compromise between both. The theory of Pareto (or multi objective) optimization provides a general framework to explore these problems and find the space of possible solutions compatible with the underlying tradeoffs, known as the {\em Pareto front… 

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