**An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulations in Statistical Physics**

by K. P. N. Murthy

**Publisher**: arXiv 2003**Number of pages**: 92

**Description**:

A brief introduction to the technique of Monte Carlo simulations in statistical physics is presented. The topics covered include statistical ensembles random and pseudo random numbers, random sampling techniques, importance sampling, Markov chain, Metropolis algorithm, continuous phase transition, statistical errors from correlated and uncorrelated data, finite size scaling, n-fold way, critical slowing down, blocking technique,percolation, cluster algorithms, etc.

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