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The Monte Carlo Method
Nicholas Metropolis and S. Ulam
Journal of the American Statistical Association
Vol. 44, No. 247 (Sep., 1949), pp. 335-341
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2280232
Page Count: 7
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We shall present here the motivation and a general description of a method dealing with a class of problems in mathematical physics. The method is, essentially, a statistical approach to the study of differential equations, or more generally, of integro-differential equations that occur in various branches of the natural sciences.
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