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  • Complex Adaptive Systems by John H. Miller
    Complex Adaptive Systems (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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  • Chaos by James Gleick
    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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  • The Computational Beauty of Nature by Gary William Flake
    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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  • Chaos by K.T. Alligood
    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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  • Introduction to Modern Dynamics by David D. Nolte
    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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  • Prepper Survivalist Handbook by Nikola McKimmy
    Prepper Survivalist Handbook (English, Paperback) Nikola McKimmy

    Are you prepared for the inevitable disaster? It may come in the form of an earthquake, a tornado, or a bomb, but make no mistake about it. It will come. Recent history including Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Katrina should teach us that when the worst happens, we cannot depend on the government. Therefore, you must depend on yourself. In this book you will learn:The best locations to seek shelter...

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  • How Nature Works by Per Bak
    How Nature Works (English, Hardback) Per Bak

    Self-organized criticality, the spontaneous development of systems to a critical state, is the first general theory of complex systems with a firm mathematical basis.

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  • Chaos by James Gleick
    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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  • Celestial Encounters by Florin Diacu
    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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  • Deep Simplicity by John Gribbin
    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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  • Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences by David Byrne
    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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  • The Eudaemonic Pie by Thomas A Bass
    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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  • New Trading Dimensions by Bill M. Williams
    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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  • The Military Geography of the Solar System by MR Walter J Gomez
    The Military Geography of the Solar System (English, Paperback) MR Walter J Gomez

    A look at what of military space operations in the 21st century might look like, and an analysis of how environmental factors there will affect those activities. This glimpse into the future is done from the perspective of more than 30 years of combined experience as a military geographer, military intelligence officer, and computer specialist. The environmental factors that affect military...

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  • An Introduction to Catastrophe Theory by Peter Timothy Saunders
    An Introduction to Catastrophe Theory (English, Paperback) Peter Timothy Saunders

    Almost every scientist has heard of catastrophe theory and knows that there has been a considerable amount of controversy surrounding it. Yet comparatively few know anything more about it than they may have read in an article written for the general public. The aim of this book is to make it possible for anyone with a comparatively modest background in mathematics - no more than is usually...

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  • Complexity by M.M. Waldrop
    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 by Steven H. Strogatz
    Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos (English, Paperback) Steven H. 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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  • Chaos: A Very Short Introduction by Leonard Smith
    Chaos: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Leonard Smith

    Chaos exists in systems all around us. This introduction draws in philosophy, literature, and maths to explain Chaos Theory, showing the variety of its applications in the real world, from technology to global warming, politics, and even gambling on the stock market.

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  • The Physics of Wall Street by James Owen Weatherall
    The Physics of Wall Street (English, CD-Audio) James Owen Weatherall

    James Owen Weatherall tells the story of the physicists and mathematicians who created the models that have become the basis of modern finance and argues that these models are the "solution" to-not the source of-our current economic woes.

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  • Fractal Trading by Soul Esprit
    Fractal Trading (English, Hardback) Soul Esprit $71.69
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