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Basic statistics and variational concepts behind the reverse Monte Carlo technique

Da Silva, Fernando Luis Barroso LU ; Olivares-Rivas, W. and Colmenares, P. J. (2007) In Molecular Simulation 33(8). p.639-647
Abstract
We revise the statistical foundations of the reverse Monte Carlo ( RMC) technique by constructing the associated functional of a variational principle which incorporates, without any ad hoc assumptions, the inherent errors accompanying the simulation and the experimental data. We propose a Bayesian criteria for acceptance/rejection of configurations, in terms of the variations of the functional. The loss function and variational functional minimization approaches are compared.
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reverse Monte Carlo, statistical mechanics, functional analysis, function, loss
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Molecular Simulation
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33
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8
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639 - 647
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Taylor & Francis
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0892-7022
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10.1080/08927020701361884
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English
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  title        = {Basic statistics and variational concepts behind the reverse Monte Carlo technique},
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  doi          = {10.1080/08927020701361884},
  volume       = {33},
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