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The Essence of Chaos - Lorenz, Edward N
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The study of chaotic systems has become a major scientific pursuit in recent years, shedding light on the apparently random behaviour observed in fields as diverse as climatology and mechanics. In this work, one of the founding fathers of chaos, and the originator of its seminal concept of "the butterfly effect", presents his own landscape of our current understanding of the field. Lorenz presents everyday examples of chaotic behaviour (the toss of a coin, the pinball's path, the fall of a leaf) and explains, in elementary ...

The Essence of Chaos 1995, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295975146

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The Essence of Chaos 1994, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781857281873


The Essence of Chaos 1993, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295972701