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Markov chains and Monte Carlo calculations in polymer science

G G. Lowry

Markov chains and Monte Carlo calculations in polymer science

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Published by Marcel Dekker, Incoporated in (s.l.) .
Written in English


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Statementedited by G.G. Lowry.
SeriesMonographs in macromolecular chemistry
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Markov chains and Monte Carlo calculations in polymer science by G G. Lowry Download PDF EPUB FB2

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