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Topical School 2008

Monte Carlo Simulations of Disordered Systems

Leipzig, 30 March - 04 April



Schedule

Monday March 31
09:30 - David Landau, Introduction to Monte Carlo methods for complex systems (with a reminder about Metropolis)
10:30 - Andrea Pelissetto, Randomly dilute models I
12:00 - Martin Weigel, Discrete random geometries: genealogy and computational techniques
15:00 - Bartlomiej Waclaw, Introduction to complex networks
15:45 - Meik Hellmund, High-temperature series expansions for disordered systems
Tuesday April 01
09:30 - David Landau, Applications to complex systems (spin glasses, HP model, "real" proteins)
10:30 - Andrea Pelissetto, Randomly dilute models II
12:00 - Bertrand Berche, Critical behaviour of disordered Potts models I
15:00 - Christophe Chatelain, Multifractility in the random-bond Potts model
15:45 - Viktoria Blavatska, Self-avoiding walks on disordered lattices: scaling laws
Wednesday April 02
09:30 - David Landau, Domain growth on a distortable Ising net
10:30 - Helmut Katzgraber, Exchange Monte Carlo: an efficient workhorse for optimization problems
12:00 - Bertrand Berche, Critical behaviour of disordered Potts models II
Thursday April 03
09:30 - Helmut Katzgraber, New insights from one-dimensional spin glasses
10:30 - Martin Weigel, A tour through combinatorial optimization methods in statistical physics
12:00 - Frauke Liers, Exact optimization in spin-glass physics I
15:00 - Andrzej Görlich, Quantum fluctuations in simplicial gravity
15:45 - Thomas Neuhaus, Multidimensional scaling analysis of thermal spins
Friday April 04
09:30 - Elmar Bittner, Free-energy barriers in spin glasses: mean-field vs short-range models
10:30 - Martin Hasenbusch, The spin-glass transition in the three-dimensional EAI model
12:00 - Frauke Liers, Exact optimization in spin-glass physics II



Organizing comittee

Wolfhard Janke



Our partners

EU RTN Network ENRAGE (MRTN-CT-2004-005616), International Graduate College Statistical Physics of Complex Systems of Deutsch-Französische Hochschule (DFH-UFA), Graduate School BuildMoNa, Centre for Theoretical Sciences (NTZ)




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