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Picturing the World in Mathematics: The Fundamentals / Edition 2

Picturing the World in Mathematics: The Fundamentals / Edition 2

by John Casti


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ISBN-13: 9780471570219
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/28/1992
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 7.28(w) x 10.24(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

John L. Casti is a member of the faculty of the Santa Fe Institute and a professor at the Technical University of Vienna. He is the author of Alternate Realities, Paradigms Lost, Searching for Certainty, Complexification, and Five Golden Rules. Dr. Casti is the executive editor of Complexity, a journal published by John Wiley.

Table of Contents

The Ways of Modelmaking: Natural Systems and Formal Mathematical Representations.

Catastrophes, Dynamics and Life: The Singularities of Ecological and Natural Resource Systems.

Pattern and the Emergence of Living Forms: Cellular Automata and Discrete Dynamics.

Order in Chaos: Variety and Pattern in the Flow of Fluids, Populations and Money.


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