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Published: 17 December 2015

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780198743736

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Statistical Physics, Optimization, Inference, and Message-Passing Algorithms

Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Special Issue, October 2013

Edited by Florent Krzakala, Federico Ricci-Tersenghi, Lenka Zdeborova, Riccardo Zecchina, Eric W. Tramel, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo

Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School

  • Landmark set of lectures in an emerging field
  • Lectures from leaders in interdisciplinary studies at the boundary between computer science, inference, optimization, and physics
  • Covers many recent results in theoretical computer science and message passing algorithms
  • Includes interdisciplinary topics like random satisfiability, compressed sensing, and error correcting codes

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