# CSM

## Seminar

### Glauber dynamics for the Ising Model on the Complete Graph

Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute

#### Abstract

We study the Glauber dynamics for the Ising model on the complete graph on n vertices, also known as the Curie-Weiss model. For the high-temperature regime (\beta < 1), we prove that the dynamics exhibits a cutoff: the total variation distance to stationarity drops from near 1 to near 0 in a window of order n centred at [2(1-\beta)]^{-1} n \log n. For the critical case (\beta =1), we prove that the mixing time is of the order n^{3/2}. In the low-temperature case (\beta > 1), we study metastability. In particular, we show that the Glauber dynamics restricted to states of non-negative magnetization has mixing time O(n \log n). This is joint work with David Levin and Yuval Peres.

#### Video

**The video for this talk should appear here if JavaScript is enabled.**

If it doesn't, something may have gone wrong with our embedded player.

We'll get it fixed as soon as possible.

If it doesn't, something may have gone wrong with our embedded player.

We'll get it fixed as soon as possible.