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Some Important Recent Developments of the Monte Carlo Methodology

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Roughly at the time (1987) when the manuscript for the first three chapters of the present book was completed, several breakthroughs occurred. They had a profound influence on the scope of Monte Carlo simulations in statistical physics, particularly for the study of phase transitions in lattice models.

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Ising Model Active Bond Multicritical Point Crossover Length Single Histogram 
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  1. 1.Institut für PhysikJohannes Gutenberg UniversitätMainzGermany
  2. 2.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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