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An improved Metropolis algorithm for hard core systems


  • Jaster, A.


We present an improved Metropolis algorithm for arbitrary hard core systems in any dimensions. In the new updating scheme the conventional Metropolis step of a single particle is replaced by a collective step of a chain of particles. For the two-dimensional hard sphere model we show that this algorithm essentially reduces autocorrelation times in the vicinity of the transition point.

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  • Jaster, A., 1999. "An improved Metropolis algorithm for hard core systems," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 264(1), pages 134-141.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:phsmap:v:264:y:1999:i:1:p:134-141
    DOI: 10.1016/S0378-4371(98)00337-9

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