Alternate Realities: Mathematical Models of Nature and Man

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Contents: Chapter 1. The Ways of Modelmaking: Natural Systems and Formal Mathematical Representations; 2. Pattern and the Emergence of Living Forms: Cellular Automata and Discrete Dynamics; 3. The Analytical Engine: A Newtonian View of Brains, Minds and Mechanisms; 4. Catastrophes and Life: The Singularities of Ecological and Natural Resource Systems; 5. Order in Chaos: Turbulence and Pattern in the Flow of Fluids, Populations and Money; 6. Strategies for Survival: Competition, Games and the Theory of Evolution; 7. Taming ...

Alternate Realities: Mathematical Models of Nature and Man 1989, Wiley-Interscience, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780471618423

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