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Ising Model and Metropolis Algorithm

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Learn how to use the Metropolis algorithm to simulate the Ising model of a ferromagnet in MATLAB.

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This example integrates computation into a physics lesson on the Ising model of a ferromagnet. Exercises are included at the end. Students learn how to implement the Metropolis algorithm, write modular programs, plot physical relationships, run for-loops in parallel, and develop machine learning algorithms to classify phases and to predict the temperature of a 2D configuration of spins.
Note on required products:
MATLAB is the only required product to run the live script, although some of the exercises use Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox, Parallel Computing Toolbox, and Neural Network Toolbox.

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kangxin mo

Thanks!

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1.2

Added an exercise to parallelize the Metropolis algorithm on a GPU.

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Updated summary description.

1.0

Revised based on team review.

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