Information geometry and phase transitions

W. Janke, D. A. Johnston, Ralph Kenna

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The introduction of a metric onto the space of parameters in models in statistical mechanics and beyond gives an alternative perspective on their phase structure. In such a geometrisation, the scalar curvature, Full-size image (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-186
JournalPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2004

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NOTICE: This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, [336, 1-2, 2004] DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2004.01.023

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  • Information geometry
  • Phase transitions


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