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Advanced course on Computational Physics and Optimization (Winter-Spring 2024)

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Advanced course on Computational Physics and Optimization for Ph.D. and MS students  (Winter-Spring 2024)

This course is devoted to advanced and more recent topics in computational methods for physics and including some topics for Optimization.

Link for class https://vc15.sbu.ac.ir/class-4022161421201/

Link for my previous lectures on Computational Physics (SBU-VPN needed)

Link for my previous lectures on Computational Physics

Link for my lectures on Optimization (Khajeh Nasir Digital Library, SBU VPN needed)

 

Some topics to teach are as follows:

  • Solving coupled Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems
  • Chaotic phenomena
  • Probability Distribution functions and transformations
  • Correlation functions, Two-point correlation function
  • Spectral analysis
  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • Basic topics for Molecular dynamics simulations
  • Simulation by VPython
  • Machine learning in Physics
  • Topological Based Data Analysis
  • Course subjects and program (Download)
  • A good movie presented by Pooyan Goodarzi to connect the server, remotely (Link)
  • A good link for shell script programming (Link)
  • Some of my bash samples (Download)
  • A sample for Linux commands skills (Download)
  • A good link for programming tutorials  (Link)
  • A good presentation by Kip R. Irvine for number representation (Download)
  • Hartmann, Alexander K., and Heiko Rieger. Optimization algorithms in physics. Vol. 2. Berlin: Wiley-Vch, 2002.

  • Hartmann, Alexander K., and Heiko Rieger, eds. "New optimization algorithms in physics." (2004): 134411.

  • Mezard, Marc, and Andrea Montanari. Information, physics, and computation. Oxford University Press, 2009.

  • Computational Physics By RUBIN H. LANDAU, MANUEL JOSE PAEZ and CRISTIAN C. BORDEIANU (See this link)
  • A good presentation by Kip R. Irvine for number representation (Download)
  • A good text for commands in Fortran, C++, Matlab (Download)
  • VPython
  • Some necessary things for programming skills (Download)
  • A good paper for data analysis in cosmology by Licia Verde, arXiv:0712.3028
  • Online numerical recipes (http://www.numerical.recipes)
  • My lectures on Errors and PDF (Download) (Download)
  • Some of my Python programs (Download)
  • Visualization by Matlab (link)
  • Discretization approaches (Download) (Download)
  • My note about deterministic Fractals (Download) & (see this link)
  • A good reference for errors analysis (see this link)
  • A proper series for Machine learning (Part 1), (part 2)
  • School and Workshop on statistical analysis of stochastic fields (Link) (Link)
  • A pedagogical matter for MCMC (Link)
Other related materials and courses
  • Researches methods course (Link)
  • Data Analysis workshop (Link)
  • Data Sciences (Link)
  • Stochastic field Workshop (Link)
  • Topological Based Data Analysis Workshop (Link)
  • Challenges in training and researches in Physics (Link)
  • Critical Phenomena and Phase transitions (Link)

Some of my lectures on the Board

My previous lectures (Link) and (Link) and (Link)

1402/12/17 (Link)

1402/12/21 (Link) & (Link)

1402/12/23 (Link) & (Link) & (Link)

1402/12/27 (Link) & (Link)

1403/02/30 Bayesian Model Averaging (Download)

1403/03/01 Numerical Algorithm for Data modeling (Download)

1403/03/06 HMC part A (Download)

1403/03/08 HMC part B (Download)

1403/03/13 (Download) and (Download)

Exams timeline

First midterm will be held on 30 Farvardin 1403 at 9:00 a.m.  (Questions and Data)

Second midterm

Final exam

 

Exercises:

# Set 1 (Download)  Necessary files (Q1-Part A)  (Q1-Part B) Updated on 19/02/2024 (corresponding: Including the Traveling Salesman Problem )

# Set 2 (Download)  Necessary files (Data_new) (Datatypes.pdf)

# Set 3 (Download)  Necessary files  for Q1 (Download); for Q5-8 (Download) (data including 0.2.txt, 0.5.txt and 0.8.txt) for Q9 ((1+1)-Dimensional data (Download) & (1+2)-Dimensional data (Download) & (Download))

Set 4 (Download) Necessary file (Download)

# Set 5 (Download) Necessary file (Download)

# Set 6 (Download)

# Set 7 (Download)

# Set 8 (Download) Necessary file (Data)

# Set 9 (Download) Necessary file (Data)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 02 June 2024 15:59  

About Me


Tomb of Cyrus the great (Pasargadae, IRAN)

Professor of Physics,
Shahid Beheshti University,
Tehran, IRAN.

And

Adjunct faculty,
The University of Lahore,
Lahore, PAKISTAN. (2024 - Now)

And

Resident researcher,
School of Astronomy,
Institute for research in fundamental sciences (IPM),

Tehran, IRAN. (2023 - Now)

And

Resident researcher,
School of Physics,
Institute for research in fundamental sciences (IPM),

Tehran, IRAN. (2013-2021)

And

Junior Associate of ICTP,
International Center for Theoretical Physics,
Trieste, ITALY (2009-2016)

 

 

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