## Advanced Statistical Mechanics

*Barry M McCoy*

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199556632
- eISBN:
- 9780191723278
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556632.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book begins where elementary books and courses leave off and covers the advances made in statistical mechanics in the past fifty years. The book is divided into three parts. The first part is on ... More

## Agent-Based Modeling and Network Dynamics

*Akira Namatame and Shu-Heng Chen*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- March 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198708285
- eISBN:
- 9780191779404
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708285.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book integrates agent-based modeling and network science. It is divided into three parts, namely, foundations, primary dynamics on and of social networks, and applications. The book begins with ... More

## AI Narratives: A History of Imaginative Thinking about Intelligent Machines

*Stephen Cave, Kanta Dihal, and Sarah Dillon (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- April 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198846666
- eISBN:
- 9780191881817
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198846666.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book is the first to examine the history of imaginative thinking about intelligent machines. As real artificial intelligence (AI) begins to touch on all aspects of our lives, this long narrative ... More

## Anomalies in Quantum Field Theory

*Reinhold A. Bertlmann*

- Published in print:
- 2000
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198507628
- eISBN:
- 9780191706400
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507628.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The anomaly, which forms the central part of this book, is the failure of classical symmetry to survive the process of quantization and regularization. The study of anomalies is the key to a deeper ... More

## Applied Computational Physics

*Joseph F. Boudreau and Eric. S. Swanson*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- February 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198708636
- eISBN:
- 9780191858598
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198708636.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Applied Computational Physics describes methods for solving a vast array of classical and quantum mechanical scientific problems while stressing modern computational paradigms for achieving these ... More

## Bell Nonlocality

*Valerio Scarani*

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- September 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198788416
- eISBN:
- 9780191830327
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788416.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Nonlocality was discovered by John Bell in 1964, in the context of the debates about quantum theory, but is a phenomenon that can be studied in its own right. Its observation proves that measurements ... More

## Beyond the Dynamical Universe: Unifying Block Universe Physics and Time as Experienced

*Michael Silberstein, W.M. Stuckey, and Timothy McDevitt*

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- March 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198807087
- eISBN:
- 9780191844850
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198807087.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, History of Physics

Theoretical physics and foundations of physics have not made much progress in the last few decades. There is no consensus among researchers on how to approach unifying general relativity and quantum ... More

## Block by Block: The Historical and Theoretical Foundations of Thermodynamics

*Robert T. Hanlon*

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- April 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198851547
- eISBN:
- 9780191886133
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198851547.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

At the heart of many fields—physics, chemistry, engineering—lays thermodynamics. While this science plays a critical role in determining the boundary between what is and is not possible in the ... More

## Chaos and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction

*David P. Feldman*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- December 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199566433
- eISBN:
- 9780191774966
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566433.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book provides an elementary introduction to chaos and fractals. It introduces the key phenomena of chaos — aperiodicity, sensitive dependence on initial conditions, bifurcations — via simple ... More

## Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

*Robert C. Hilborn*

- Published in print:
- 2000
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198507239
- eISBN:
- 9780191709340
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507239.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book introduces the full range of activity in the rapidly growing field of nonlinear dynamics. Using a step-by-step introduction to dynamics and geometry in state space as the central focus of ... More

## Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

*Carey Witkov and Keith Zengel*

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- November 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198847144
- eISBN:
- 9780191882074
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198847144.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book is the first to make chi-squared model testing, one of the data analysis methods used to discover the Higgs boson and gravitational waves, accessible to undergraduate students in ... More

## Computer Simulation of Liquids: Second Edition

*Michael P. Allen and Dominic J. Tildesley*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- November 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198803195
- eISBN:
- 9780191841439
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198803195.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book provides a practical guide to molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulation techniques used in the modelling of simple and complex liquids. Computer simulation is an essential tool in ... More

## Concepts of Elementary Particle Physics

*Michael E. Peskin*

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- November 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198812180
- eISBN:
- 9780191850301
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198812180.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This is a textbook of elementary particle physics whose goal is to explain the Standard Model of particle interactions. Part I introduces the basic concepts governing high-energy particle physics: ... More

## The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

*Anthony Duncan*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- January 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199573264
- eISBN:
- 9780191743313
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book attempts to provide an introduction to quantum field theory emphasizing conceptual issues frequently neglected in more ‘utilitarian’ treatments of the subject. The book is divided into four ... More

## Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

*Vladimir Dobrosavljevic, Nandini Trivedi, and James M. Valles, Jr. (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199592593
- eISBN:
- 9780191741050
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592593.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Quantum phase transitions describe the violent rearrangement of electrons or atoms as they evolve from well defined excitations in one phase to a completely different set of excitations in another. ... More

## Constructing Quantum Mechanics: Volume 1: The Scaffold: 1900-1923

*Anthony Duncan and Michel Janssen*

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- October 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198845478
- eISBN:
- 9780191880681
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198845478.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This is the first of two volumes on the genesis of quantum mechanics. It covers the key developments in the period 1900–1923 that provided the scaffold on which the arch of modern quantum mechanics ... More

## Covered with Deep Mist: The Development of Quantum Gravity (1916-1956)

*Dean Rickles*

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- April 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780199602957
- eISBN:
- 9780191844393
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780199602957.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The problem of quantum gravity is often viewed as the most pressing unresolved problem of modern physics, the ‘holy grail’: our theories of spacetime and matter, described respectively by general ... More

## CPT Invariance and the Spin-Statistics Connection

*Jonathan Bain*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- May 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198728801
- eISBN:
- 9780191795541
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728801.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book seeks to answer the question “What explains CPT invariance and the spin–statistics connection (SSC)?” These properties play foundational roles in relativistic quantum field theories ... More

## The Dark Side of Technology

*Peter Townsend*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- December 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198790532
- eISBN:
- 9780191831836
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790532.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Technological progress comes with a dark side where good ideas and intentions produce undesirable results (extreme downsides include atomic and biological weapons). The many and various unexpected ... More

## Data Science and Complex Networks: Real Case Studies with Python

*Guido Caldarelli and Alessandro Chessa*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- December 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780199639601
- eISBN:
- 9780191782916
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639601.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book provides a comprehensive yet short description of the basic concepts of complex network theory and the code to implement this theory. Differently from other books, we present these concepts ... More