Student Probability Seminar

Introduction to the 'replica method'

Speaker: Léo Miolane, CIMS

Location: Warren Weaver Hall 201

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019, 12:15 p.m.


The replica method is a powerful non-rigorous tool from statistical physics. It allows to predict correctly the asymptotic behavior of many spin glass models. In this talk, I will try to give an introduction to this method, focusing on the celebrated Sherrington-Kirkpatrick model.