What Is a Complex System

Written By James Ladyman
What Is a Complex System
  • Publsiher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 05 August 2020
  • ISBN : 0300256132
  • Pages : 160 pages
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Download or read book entitled What Is a Complex System by author: James Ladyman which was release on 05 August 2020 and published by Yale University Press with total page 160 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. A clear, concise introduction to the quickly growing field of complexity science that explains its conceptual and mathematical foundations What is a complex system? Although “complexity science” is used to understand phenomena as diverse as the behavior of honeybees, the economic markets, the human brain, and the climate, there is no agreement about its foundations. In this introduction for students, academics, and general readers, philosopher of science James Ladyman and physicist Karoline Wiesner develop an account of complexity that brings the different concepts and mathematical measures applied to complex systems into a single framework. They introduce the different features of complex systems, discuss different conceptions of complexity, and develop their own account. They explain why complexity science is so important in today’s world.

What Is a Complex System

What Is a Complex System
  • Author : James Ladyman,Karoline Wiesner
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-05
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : A clear, concise introduction to the quickly growing field of complexity science that explains its conceptual and mathematical foundations What is a complex system? Although “complexity science” is used to understand phenomena as diverse as the behavior of honeybees, the economic markets, the human brain, and the climate, there is ...

Computational Social Science and Complex Systems

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  • Author : J. Kertész,R.N. Mantegna,S. Miccichè
  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-20
  • Total pages : 210
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : For many years, the development of large-scale quantitative social science was hindered by a lack of data. Traditional methods of data collection like surveys were very useful, but were limited. The situation has of course changed with the development of computing and information communication technology, and we now live in ...

Complex Systems

Complex Systems
  • Author : Terry R. J. Bossomaier,David G. Green
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-07-06
  • Total pages : 413
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : This book, first published in 2000, explores the exciting field of complexity....

Complex Systems Chaos and Beyond

Complex Systems  Chaos and Beyond
  • Author : Kunihiko Kaneko,Ichiro Tsuda
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-06-28
  • Total pages : 274
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : This book, the first in a series on this subject, is the outcome of many years of efforts to give a new all-encompassing approach to complex systems in nature based on chaos theory. While maintaining a high level of rigor, the authors avoid an overly complicated mathematical apparatus, making the ...

Tunneling in Complex Systems

Tunneling in Complex Systems
  • Author : Steven Tomsovic
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 326
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : The influential political philosopher Leo Strauss has been credited by conservatives with the recovery of the great tradition of political philosophy stretching back to Plato. Among Strauss's most enduring legacies is a strongly negative assessment of Nietzsche as the modern philosopher most at odds with that tradition and most responsible ...

Complexity and Postmodernism

Complexity and Postmodernism
  • Author : Paul Cilliers
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-09-11
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : In Complexity and Postmodernism, Paul Cilliers explores the idea of complexity in the light of contemporary perspectives from philosophy and science. Cilliers offers us a unique approach to understanding complexity and computational theory by integrating postmodern theory (like that of Derrida and Lyotard) into his discussion. Complexity and Postmodernism is ...

Complex Systems

Complex Systems
  • Author : E. Goles,Servet Martínez
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2001-02-28
  • Total pages : 301
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : This volume contains the courses given at the Sixth Summer School on Complex Systems held at Facultad de Ciencias Fisicas y Maternaticas, Universidad de Chile at Santiago, Chile, from 14th to 18th December 1998. This school was addressed to graduate students and researchers working on areas related with recent trends in ...

Modeling Complex Systems

Modeling Complex Systems
  • Author : John William Shuart,William D. Spaulding,Jeffrey Stephen Poland
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 359
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : Describes contemporary approach to the modeling of complex cognitive and behavioral processes. This book provides examples of translational research ranging from clinical neuropsychology to self-actualization, from medical informatics to industrial psychology, from programmed learning to psychiatric rehabilitation....

Complex Systems in Sport

Complex Systems in Sport
  • Author : Keith Davids,Robert Hristovski,Duarte Araújo,Natalia Balague Serre,Chris Button,Pedro Passos
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-11-20
  • Total pages : 346
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : Complex systems in nature are those with many interacting parts, all capable of influencing global system outcomes. There is a growing body of research that has modeled sport performance from a complexity sciences perspective, studying the behavior of individual athletes and sports teams as emergent phenomena which self-organise under interacting ...

Creative Management of Complex Systems

Creative Management of Complex Systems
  • Author : Jean-Alain Heraud,Fiona Kerr,Thierry Burger-Helmchen
  • Publisher : Wiley-ISTE
  • Release Date : 2019-01-23
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : This book is a general presentation of complex systems, examined from the point of view of management. There is no standard formula to govern such systems, nor to effectively understand and respond to them. The interdisciplinary theory of self-organization is teeming with examples of living systems that can reorganize at ...

Complex Systems in Biomedicine

Complex Systems in Biomedicine
  • Author : A. Quarteroni,L. Formaggia,A. Veneziani
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : Mathematicalmodelingofhumanphysiopathologyisatremendouslyambitioustask. It encompasses the modeling of most diverse compartments such as the cardiovas- lar,respiratory,skeletalandnervoussystems,aswellasthemechanicalandbioch- ical interaction between blood ?ow and arterial walls, and electrocardiac processes and electric conduction in biological tissues. Mathematical models can be set up to simulate both vasculogenesis (the aggregation and organization of endothelial ...

Chaos

Chaos
  • Author : Angelo Vulpiani
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : Chaos: from simple models to complex systems aims to guide science and engineering students through chaos and nonlinear dynamics from classical examples to the most recent fields of research. The first part, intended for undergraduate and graduate students, is a gentle and self-contained introduction to the concepts and main tools ...

Modeling Complex Systems

Modeling Complex Systems
  • Author : Nino Boccara
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-09-09
  • Total pages : 490
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : This book illustrates how models of complex systems are built up and provides indispensable mathematical tools for studying their dynamics. This second edition includes more recent research results and many new and improved worked out examples and exercises....

Complex Systems Theory and Development Practice

Complex Systems Theory and Development Practice
  • Author : Samir Rihani,Hernando De Soto
  • Publisher : Zed Books
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : Real paradigm shifts are rare phenomena, and professionals are rightly cautious about claims in this regard. This thoughtful book, however, advocates just such a shift in the development field, and advances a reasoned case in its support. Its author hopes to open the door to a rather different way of ...

Complex Systems Smart Territories and Mobility

Complex Systems  Smart Territories and Mobility
  • Author : Patricia Sajous,Cyrille Bertelle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-27
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0300256132
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Summary : This book reflects the outcome of contribution by the plural community and of the interactions between disciplines. With the mass of data available through Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in an unprecedented quantity since the Human History, it is now possible to access dimensions of knowledge that, though not hidden, ...