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#### Can Markets Compute Equilibria?

International Monetary Fund 2009; US$ 9.00Recent turmoil in financial and commodities markets has renewed questions regarding how well markets discover equilibrium prices, particularly when those markets are highly complex. A relatively new critique questions whether markets can realistically find equilibrium prices if computers cannot. For instance, in a simple exchange economy with Leontief... more...

#### Constructivity and Computability in Historical and Philosophical Perspective

Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00Ranging from Alan Turing?s seminal 1936 paper to the latest work on Kolmogorov complexity and linear logic, this comprehensive new work clarifies the relationship between computability on the one hand and constructivity on the other. The authors argue that even though constructivists have largely shed Brouwer?s solipsistic attitude to logic, there... more...

#### Complexity Explained

Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 79.95This book explains why complex systems research is important in understanding the structure, function and dynamics of complex natural and social phenomena. Readers will learn the basic concepts and methods of complex system research. more...

#### Hypercomputation

Springer US 2008; US$ 89.99This book provides a thorough description of hypercomputation, covering all attempts at devising conceptual hypermachines and all new promising computational paradigms that may eventually lead to the construction of a hypermachine. more...

#### Coping with Complexity: Model Reduction and Data Analysis

Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 209.00This volume contains the extended version of selected talks given at the international research workshop "Coping with Complexity: Model Reduction and Data Analysis", Ambleside, UK, August 31 ? September 4, 2009. The book is deliberately broad in scope and aims at promoting new ideas and methodological perspectives. The topics of the chapters range... more...

#### Causality: Philosophical Theory meets Scientific Practice

Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 48.99Head hits cause brain damage - but not always. Should we ban sport to protect athletes? Exposure to electromagnetic fields is strongly associated with cancer development - does that mean exposure causes cancer? Should we encourage old fashioned communication instead of mobile phones to reduce cancer rates? According to popular wisdom, the Mediterranean... more...

#### The P=NP Question and Gödel?s Lost Letter

Springer US 2010; US$ 119.00The P=NP question is one of the great problems of science, which has intrigued computer scientists and mathematicians for decades. This guide, originating from a weblog written by the author, covers historical developments and latest approaches to the problem. more...

#### Reliable and Autonomous Computational Science

Springer Basel 2011; US$ 169.00The increasing complexity of computer software and hardware makes their reliability harder to ensure. This book summarizes the state of the art of research in the diverse fields concerned, with designs, case studies, and experimental and theoretical data. more...

#### Nonlinear Dimensionality Reduction

Springer New York 2007; US$ 149.00This book reviews well-known methods for reducing the dimensionality of numerical databases as well as recent developments in nonlinear dimensionality reduction. All are described from a unifying point of view, which highlights their respective strengths and shortcomings. more...