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Path Coupling for Curie-Weiss Model

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In Chapters  5 7, we describe the method of aggregate path coupling for one and higher dimensional models. As previously discussed, the aggregate path coupling method was initially derived to prove rapid mixing for models that exhibit first-order phase transitions. To help put the aggregate path coupling method in context, we begin in this chapter with an illustration of application of the standard path coupling to the Curie-Weiss model.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsOregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsWillamette UniversitySalemUSA

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