A note on Edwards' hypothesis for zero-temperature Ising dynamics

Statistical and Nonlinear Physics


We give a simple criterion for testing a behavior à la Edwards in certain zero-temperature, ferromagnetic spin-flip dynamics and use it to show that the limiting distributions of those dynamics do not coincide with the uniform distribution over the blocked configurations of the dynamics. We provide explicit examples in dimension one and higher.


Spectroscopy Neural Network State Physics Complex System Uniform Distribution 
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  1. 1.EURANDOM, P.O. Box 513EindhovenThe Netherlands

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