An initiation to logarithmic Sobolev inequalities by Gilles Royer

By Gilles Royer

This e-book offers an creation to logarithmic Sobolev inequalities with a few vital purposes to mathematical statistical physics. Royer starts off through amassing and reviewing the mandatory history fabric on selfadjoint operators, semigroups, Kolmogorov diffusion procedures, options of stochastic differential equations, and likely different comparable themes. There then is a bankruptcy on log Sobolev inequalities with an software to a robust ergodicity theorem for Kolmogorov diffusion techniques. the rest chapters ponder the overall surroundings for Gibbs measures together with lifestyles and strong point matters, the Ising version with genuine spins and the applying of log Sobolev inequalities to teach the stabilization of the Glauber-Langevin dynamic stochastic versions for the Ising version with genuine spins. The routines and enhances expand the cloth primarily textual content to similar components similar to Markov chains. Titles during this sequence are co-published with Société Mathématique de France. SMF individuals are entitled to AMS member savings.

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