Simulating Rare Events in Dynamical Processes

@article{Giardin2011SimulatingRE,
  title={Simulating Rare Events in Dynamical Processes},
  author={Cristian Giardin{\`a} and Jorge Kurchan and Vivien Lecomte and Julien Tailleur},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Physics},
  year={2011},
  volume={145},
  pages={787-811}
}
Atypical, rare trajectories of dynamical systems are important: they are often the paths for chemical reactions, the haven of (relative) stability of planetary systems, the rogue waves that are detected in oil platforms, the structures that are responsible for intermittency in a turbulent liquid, the active regions that allow a supercooled liquid to flow…. Simulating them in an efficient, accelerated way, is in fact quite simple.In this paper we review a computational technique to study such… 
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