The Mathematics of Marriage: Dynamic Nonlinear Models

The Mathematics of Marriage: Dynamic Nonlinear Models

by John M. Gottman, James D. Murray, Catherine C. Swanson, Rebecca Tyson
     
 

A guide to the mathematical modeling of marriage.See more details below

Overview

A guide to the mathematical modeling of marriage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262072267
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/02/2000
Series:
Bradford Books Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1What do we mean by theory?1
2What phenomena are we modeling?5
3Nonlinear dynamic modeling35
4Calculus - the mathematics of change41
5Introduction to dynamic modeling65
6Modeling catastrophic change81
7Intuitive discussion of phase space plots99
8Interacting dyadic systems111
9Writing the equations of marriage127
10Initial results of our modeling151
11Who needs all this math?165
12Applying the model to newlyweds173
13Repair and damping189
14Extending the marriage model233
15The core triad of balance251
16The marriage experiments291
17How to prepare data for modeling337

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