Lectures in the sciences of complexity

the proceedings of the 1988 Complex Systems Summer School held June-July 1988 in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 862 Pages
  • 2.85 MB
  • English
Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Advanced Book Program , Redwood City, Calif
Science -- Philosophy., Nonlinear theo
StatementDaniel L. Stein, editor.
SeriesSanta Fe Institute studies in the sciences of complexity., v. 1
ContributionsStein, Daniel L.
LC ClassificationsQ175 .S767 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 862 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2182615M
ISBN 100201510154
LC Control Number89000321

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Santa Fe members sought to pursue a common theoretical framework for complexity and a means of understanding the spontaneous, self-organizing.

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The book written by Mitchell Wardrop provides an honest account of the founding of Santa Fe institute. One of the leading institutions with a. Lectures in the sciences of complexity: the proceedings of the Complex Systems Summer School held June-July in Santa Fe, New Mexico Author: Daniel L Stein.

Lectures in Complex Systems is an important introduction for the emerging field of complex systems. Topics covered in the book include problems in computational complexity, chaotic behavior and prediction, chemical dynamics, cellular autmoata and lattice gases, disordered systems, parallel-processing algorithms, morphogenesis, and computational and experimental neurobiology.

Lectures in Complex Systems presents a wide array of topics in the field, including chaos, adaptive computation, neuronal oscillations, computational ecologies, the geometry of excitability, quenched disorder, biomolecular complexity, and nonlinear dynamics of social systems.

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Springer Proceedings in Complexity publishes proceedings from scholarly meetings on all topics relating to the interdisciplinary studies of complex systems science. Springer welcomes book ideas from authors.

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