Nicholas Metropolis

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Nicholas Constantine Metropolis (June 11, 1915 – Los Alamos, Nuevo Mexico, October 17, 1999) was an American mathematician, physicist, and computer scientist. He is one of the founders of the Metropolis Monte Carlo method.


Incomplete list:

  1. Nicholas Metropolis and S. Ulam "The Monte Carlo Method", Journal of the American Statistical Association 44 pp. 335-341 (1949)
  2. Nicholas Metropolis, Arianna W. Rosenbluth, Marshall N. Rosenbluth, Augusta H. Teller and Edward Teller, "Equation of State Calculations by Fast Computing Machines", Journal of Chemical Physics 21 pp.1087-1092 (1953)
  3. N. Metropolis "The Beginnning of the Monte Carlo Method" Los Alamos Science 15 pp. 125-130 (1987)