Graph and Network Theory in Physics: A Short Introduction
by Ernesto Estrada
Publisher: arXiv 2013
Number of pages: 53
A book Chapter consisting of some of the main areas of research in graph theory applied to physics. It includes graphs in condensed matter theory, such as the tight-binding and the Hubbard model. It follows the study of graph theory and statistical physics by means of the analysis of the Potts model...
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