The Manhattan Project, the first electronic computer and the Monte Carlo method

@article{Benov2016TheMP,
  title={The Manhattan Project, the first electronic computer and the Monte Carlo method},
  author={Dobriyan M. Benov},
  journal={Monte Carlo Methods and Applications},
  year={2016},
  volume={22},
  pages={73 - 79}
}
  • D. Benov
  • Published 2016
  • Physics
  • Monte Carlo Methods and Applications
Abstract The background of the Monte Carlo method is connected with two very important events in the modern human history: the World War Two and the building of first electronic computers. For that reason, we will try to synthesize the most important facts of those events that have relation to the development of the method in order to produce a clearer picture of the origination of the Monte Carlo method of stochastic sampling. The research covers the period from 1930 to 1959. 

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