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Numerical Ising Model: Swendsen–Wang algorithm, Percolation theory?

When you look at the original paper of Swendsen and Wang in 1987: "Nonuniversal critical dynamics in Monte Carlo simulations" it is somewhat mentioned that the proposed algorithm uses percolation ...
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Graph Invariants and Statistical Mechanics

Many intuitive knot invariants including Jones' polynomial are inspired by statistical mechanics. Further profound connections have been explored between knot theory and statistical mechanics. I was ...