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Published: 23 February 2006

384 Pages | 84 halftones & line illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195177381

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Computational Complexity and Statistical Physics

Edited by Allon Percus, Gabriel Istrate, and Cristopher Moore

Santa Fe Institute Studies on the Sciences of Complexity

Computational Complexity and Statistical Physics will serve as a standard reference and pedagogical aid to statistical physics methods in computer science, with a particular focus on phase transitions in combinatorial problems. Addressed to a broad range of readers, the book includes substantial background material along with current research by leading computer scientists, mathematicians, and physicists. It will prepare students and researchers from all of these fields to contribute to this exciting area.

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