Regular Article - Computational Methods
Choice of damping coefficient in Langevin dynamics
School of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University, 900 S Palm Walk, 85281, Tempe, AZ, USA
2 Institute of Mathematics, Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg, 03046, Cottbus, Germany
Accepted: 9 August 2021
Published online: 7 September 2021
This article considers the application of Langevin dynamics to sampling and investigates how to choose the damping parameter in Langevin dynamics for the purpose of maximizing thoroughness of sampling. Also, it considers the computation of measures of sampling thoroughness.
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