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  • Chaos
    Chaos (Paperback) James Gleick

    Chaos brings together work in the field of chaos theory, an extension of classical mechanics, in which simple and complex causes are seen to interact.

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  • Complex Adaptive Systems: An Introduction to Computational Models of Social Life
    Complex Adaptive Systems: An Introduction to Computational Models of Social Life (English, Paperback) John H. Miller, Scott E. Page

    Provides an account of complex adaptive social systems, by two of the field's leading authorities. This work focuses on the key tools and ideas that have emerged in the field since the mid-1990s, as well as the techniques needed to investigate such systems. It also demonstrates how the usual extremes used in modeling can be fruitfully transcended.

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  • Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences
    Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences (English, Paperback) David Byrne, Gillian Callaghan

    For the past two decades, ?complexity' has informed a range of work across the social sciences. There are diverse schools of complexity thinking, and authors have used these ideas in a multiplicity of ways, from health inequalities to the organization of large scale firms. Some understand complexity as emergence from the rule-based interactions of simple agents and explore it through agent-based...

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  • Introduction to Modern Dynamics
    Introduction to Modern Dynamics (English, Paperback) David D. Nolte

    Presents a unifying approach to the physics of chaos, nonlinear systems, dynamic networks, evolutionary dynamics, econophysics, and the theory of relativity. Each chapter has many worked examples and simple computer simulations that allow the student to explore the rich phenomena of nonlinear physics.

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  • Does God Play Dice?
    Does God Play Dice? (Paperback) Ian Stewart

    Since the dramatic discovery of the mathematical concept of chaos in 1989, the controversy of its contents has settled down. This edition takes a fresh look at its achievements and potential. It includes the practical applications of chaos theory, such as developing intelligent heart pacemakers, and provides a fresh answer to Einstien's question.

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  • Lectures on Lyapunov Exponents
    Lectures on Lyapunov Exponents (English, Hardback) Marcelo Viana

    Covers the fundamental aspects of the classical theory and introduces significant recent developments. Based on the author's graduate course.

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  • Chaos and Complexity
    Chaos and Complexity (English, Hardback) Franco F. Orsucci

    Presents research on artificial life, cellular automata, chaos theory, cognition, complexity theory, synchronisation, fractals, genetic algorithms, information systems, metaphors, neural networks, non-linear dynamics, parallel computation and synergetics.

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  • Introduction to Smooth Ergodic Theory
    Introduction to Smooth Ergodic Theory (English, Microfilm) Luis Barreira, Yakov Pesin

    Comprehensive introduction consisting of two parts the core of the theory and then the more advanced topics.

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  • The Drunkard's Walk
    The Drunkard's Walk (English, Paperback) Leonard Mlodinow

    With the born storyteller's command of narrative and imaginative approach, Leonard Mlodinow vividly demonstrates how our lives are profoundly informed by chance and randomness and how everything from wine ratings and corporate success to school grades and political polls are less reliable than we believe....

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  • Chaos
    Chaos (English, Paperback) James Gleick

    Explains the meaning and application of chaos--the study of patterns emerging from seemingly random phenomena--and introduces the scientists responsible for major discoveries in this field.

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  • Deep Simplicity
    Deep Simplicity (English, Hardback) John Gribbin

    An astrophysicist presents a lucid, accessible explanation of the fundamental principles of chaos and complexity theory, incorporating the latest research with frequent analogies and examples to explore simple applications of the theory in everyday life. By the author of In Search of Schrödinger's Cat and The Scientists. 22,000 first printing.

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  • An Introduction To Chaotic Dynamical Systems
    An Introduction To Chaotic Dynamical Systems (English, Paperback) Robert L. Devaney

    Robert L. Devaney introduces many of the basic concepts of modern dynamical systems theory and leads the reader to the point of current research in several areas.

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  • Complexity
    Complexity (English, Loose-leaf) M.M. Waldrop

    Science magazine reporter Waldrop introduces researchers--rebellious graduate students, Nobel laureates, and pragmatic businessmen--who are formulating surprising answers to complex questions about the universe. Line drawings.

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  • Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, 2nd Edition
    Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, 2nd Edition (English, Paperback) Steven Strogatz

    An accessible and clearly-written introduction to chaos and nonlinear systems, with plenty of examples, illustrations and applications to science and engineering.

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  • Turbulence
    Turbulence (English, Paperback) Peter Davidson

    This is an advanced textbook on the subject of turbulence, and is suitable for engineers, physical scientists and applied mathematicians. The aim of the book is to bridge the gap between the elementary accounts of turbulence to be found in undergraduate texts, and the more rigorous, accounts given in the many monographs on the subject.

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  • Celestial Encounters
    Celestial Encounters (English, Paperback) Florin Diacu, Philip Holmes

    Presenting the story of Poincare's work, this book traces the history of attempts to solve the problems of celestial mechanics posed in Isaac Newton's "Principia" in 1686. It introduces the people whose ideas led to the field called nonlinear dynamics.

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  • The Computational Beauty of Nature
    The Computational Beauty of Nature (English, Paperback) Gary William Flake

    Gary William Flake develops in depth the simple idea that recurrent rules can produce rich and complicated behaviors.

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  • The Eudaemonic Pie
    The Eudaemonic Pie (English, Paperback) Thomas A Bass

    The Eudaemonic Pie is the bizarre true story of how a band of physicists and computer wizards took on Las Vegas.

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  • Chaos
    Chaos (English, Paperback) K.T. Alligood, T.D. Sauer

    Developed and class-tested by a distinguished team of authors at two universities, this text is intended for courses in nonlinear dynamics in either mathematics or physics.

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  • New Trading Dimensions
    New Trading Dimensions (English, Hardback) Bill M. Williams

    A powerful new way to navigate today's unprecedented market conditions "Bill Williams' pioneering application of chaos theory to the financial markets is leading technical analysis into the twenty-first century and beyond.

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