Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 151–167 | Cite as

The Monte Carlo method

  • M. Hénon

Abstract

We give here a detailed technical description of a Monte Carlo scheme for the dynamical evolution of spherical stellar systems. The philosophy of the method, as well as a few illustrative results, are given elsewhere (Hénon, 1971, hereafter called I).

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Hénon
    • 1
  1. 1.Observatoire de NiceNiceFrance

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