By Leo P. Kadanoff
The fabric provided during this valuable textbook has been confirmed in classes. this type of is a graduate-level survey of statistical physics; the opposite, a slightly own viewpoint on severe habit. therefore, this ebook defines a development beginning on the book-learning a part of graduate schooling and finishing in the course of themes on the examine point. To complement the research-level facet the booklet comprises a little research papers. a number of of those are classics within the box, together with a set of six works on self-organized criticality and complexity, a couple on diffusion-limited aggregation, a few papers on correlations close to serious issues, the various uncomplicated assets at the improvement of the real-space renormalization staff, and several other papers on magnetic habit in a undeniable geometry. moreover, the writer has incorporated some of his personal papers.
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