Using renormalization-group ideas in Monte Carlo sampling

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Renormalization-group methods are used to produce a novel Monte Carlo sampling algorithm which alleviates the problem of critical slowing down. The method is applied by means of a Kadanoff block-spin transformation to the one- and two-dimensional Ising models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2175-2178
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number24
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983
Externally publishedYes


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