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Implicit Monte Carlo (1)

Implicit Monte Carlo (IMC) is a Monte Carlo method for solving the thermal radiation transport equation, published by Fleck and Cummings in 1971 , according to which:

The method is based upon the concept of effective scattering, wherein a fraction of the radiative energy absorbed is instantaneously and isotropically reradiated in a manner analogous to a scattering process.

This post gives a quick summary.

Not exponential?

I'm not sure if this is saying the observed growth at the time wasn't exponential (at all), or just that the doubling time was 'nowhere near' 7 days. Either way not sure I agree.