The Monte Carlo Method

  • M. Hénon
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 31)


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, 1972, hereafter called I).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Hénon
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  1. 1.Observatoire de NiceFrance

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