Progress and Outlook in Monte Carlo Simulations

  title={Progress and Outlook in Monte Carlo Simulations},
  author={Doros N. Theodorou},
  journal={Industrial \& Engineering Chemistry Research},
  • D. Theodorou
  • Published 29 January 2010
  • Mathematics
  • Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
In 1953, Metropolis et al. introduced an ingenious stochastic method for sampling points in a multidimensional space, according to a prescribed probability distribution defined on that space. One of the great intellectual achievements of the 20th century, Metropolis Monte Carlo has found application in a wide range of scientific and engineering fields. Here, we are mainly concerned with the prediction of thermodynamic properties based on the principles of statistical mechanics. The… 

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