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- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 21.95
Debora Hammond's The Science of Synthesis explores the development of general systems theory and the individuals who gathered together around that idea to form the Society for General Systems Research. In examining the life and work of the SGSR's five founding members-Ludwig von Bertalanffy, Kenneth Boulding, Ralph Gerard, James Grier Miller, and... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 154.95
Introduces various modeling and simulation methods and paradigms that are used to explain and solve the predominant challenges facing society Handbook of Real-World Applications in Modeling and Simulation provides a thorough explanation of modeling and simulation in the most useful, current, and predominant applied areas of transportation, homeland... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 133.00
Although scientific models and simulations differ in numerous ways, they are similar in so far as they are posing essentially philosophical problems about the nature of representation. This collection is designed to bring together some of the best work on the nature of representation being done by both established senior philosophers of science and... more...
- Hyperion 2008; US$ 9.99
Why are the instruction manuals for cell phones incomprehensible? Why is a truck driver's job as hard as a CEO's? How can 10 percent of every medical dollar cure 90 percent of the world's disease? Why do bad teams win so many games? Complexity, as any scientist will tell you, is a slippery idea. Things that seem complicated can be astoundingly... more...
- Prometheus Books 2011; US$ 11.99
When scientists peer through a telescope at the distant stars in outer space or use a particle-accelerator to analyze the smallest components of matter, they discover that the same laws of physics govern the whole universe at all times and all places. Physicists call the eternal, ubiquitous constancy of the laws of physics symmetry. Symmetry is the... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 136.00
In the domain of science concerned with systems structure and behavior, the issue of the relationship between the micro and the macro level is of key importance. This book concentrates on the interplay between these levels and has a special focus on the level ?in between? ? the meso level. An investigation of those links is made through a number of... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 169.00
Contains proceedings from the Third International Conference on Complex Systems. The conference aimed to encourage cross-fertilization between the many disciplines represented and to deepen our understanding of the properties common to all complex systems. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 258.00
Systems biology is the study of organisms as interacting networks of genes, proteins and reactions. Practical Systems Biology provides a detailed overview of the different approaches used in this relatively new discipline, integrating bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics and metabolomics. Various areas of research are also discussed, including the... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 209.00
Offers reader a selection of techniques to achieve three goals such as the suppression, synchronisation and generation of chaos. This monograph deals with the well-known Lorenz, Rossler and Henon attractors and the Chua circuit, and with less celebrated novel systems. It studies time-delayed systems, and explores many synchronisation methods. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 155.00
A revision of a professional text on the phenomena of chaotic vibrations in fluids and solids. Major changes reflect the latest developments in this fast-moving topic, the introduction of problems to every chapter, additional mathematics and applications, more coverage of fractals, numerous computer and physical experiments. Contains eight pages of... more...