1990 Lectures In Complex Systems

1990 Lectures In Complex Systems

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An excellent series presenting top lecturers from the best institute for complex systems. Topics covered include: stochastic processes; fluid flow; pattern formation; information-based complexity; motor system problems; and the nature of adaptive change. Computer science, economics and business, physhow more

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  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 157.5 x 231.1 x 43.2mm | 884.52g
  • INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
  • Westview Press Inc
  • United States
  • English
  • New.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0201525755
  • 9780201525755

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The idea of a 'complex system' remains, despite nebulous, despite persistent attempts at classification and characterization. In its three-year history, the Complex Systems Summer School had developed as a leading force in complexity education and research and contributed in a lasting way to the search for a true definition of a complex system.show more

About Lynn Nadel

Lynn Nadel is head of the Department of Psychology, professor of psychology, research cognitive scientist, and deputy director of the centre for the Study of Complex Systems, all at the University of Arizona. Dr. Nadel, with coeditor Dr. Stein, organized the 1993 Summer School on Complex Systems. Daniel L. Stein is head of the Department of Physics and professor of Physics at the University of Arizona and external associate professor at the Santa Fe Institute. Dr. Stein organized the 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993 Summer Schools on Complex Systems, is a trustee for the Aspen centre for Physics, is on the Science Board at the Santa Fe Institute, and was an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow. Lynn Nadel is head of the Department of Psychology, professor of psychology, research cognitive scientist, and deputy director of the centre for the Study of Complex Systems, all at the University of Arizona. Dr. Nadel, with coeditor Dr. Stein, organized the 1993 Summer School on Complex Systems. Daniel L. Stein is head of the Department of Physics and professor of Physics at the University of Arizona and external associate professor at the Santa Fe Institute. Dr. Stein organized the 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993 Summer Schools on Complex Systems, is a trustee for the Aspen centre for Physics, is on the Science Board at the Santa Fe Institute, and was an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow.show more

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