The exponential family of statistical models is introduced and its properties are discussed. The Boltzmann-Gibbs distribution does always belong to this family. The Ising model in one dimension is used as an example.


Ising Model Linear Regression Model Exponential Family Extensive Variable Transfer Matrix Method 
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of AntwerpAntwerpBelgium

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