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Title: Using the autocorrelation time and auto-validating methods to improve the performance of Monte Carlo algorithms
Author: Everitt, Richard G.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3455 3103
Awarding Body: University of Bristol
Current Institution: University of Bristol
Date of Award: 2008
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In this thesis we investigate two alternative ways of improving Monte Carlo methods: 1. Through monitoring the autocorrelation time in a Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithm. 2. Through the use of auto-validating methods.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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