PHYS-435 / 6 crédits

Enseignant: Wyart Matthieu

Langue: Anglais

## Summary

This course introduces statistical field theory, and uses concepts related to phase transitions to discuss a variety of complex systems (random walks and polymers, disordered systems, combinatorial optimisation, information theory and error correcting codes).

## Recommended courses

Statistical Physics II

## Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

• Solve problems in complex systems

## Transversal skills

• Assess one's own level of skill acquisition, and plan their on-going learning goals.

## Teaching methods

Ex cathedra. Exercises in class

written exam

## Dans les plans d'études

• Semestre: Automne
• Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
• Matière examinée: Statistical physics III
• Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Semestre: Automne
• Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
• Matière examinée: Statistical physics III
• Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Semestre: Automne
• Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
• Matière examinée: Statistical physics III
• Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Semestre: Automne
• Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
• Matière examinée: Statistical physics III
• Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
• Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

## Semaine de référence

 Lu Ma Me Je Ve 8-9 9-10 10-11 11-12 12-13 13-14 14-15 15-16 16-17 17-18 18-19 19-20 20-21 21-22

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