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  • Complex Adaptive Systems

    Complex Adaptive Systems
    av John H. Miller

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691127026

    This book provides the first clear, comprehensive, and accessible account of complex adaptive social systems, by two of the field's leading authorities. Such systems--whether political parties, stock markets, or ant colonies--present some of the mos…

  • Historical Dynamics

    Historical Dynamics
    av Peter Turchin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180779

    Many historical processes are dynamic. Populations grow and decline. Empires expand and collapse. Religions spread and wither. Natural scientists have made great strides in understanding dynamical processes in the physical and biological worlds usin…

  • Critical Transitions in Nature and Society

    Critical Transitions in Nature and Society
    av Marten Scheffer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691122045

    How do we explain the remarkably abrupt changes that sometimes occur in nature and society--and can we predict why and when they happen? This book offers a comprehensive introduction to critical transitions in complex systems--the radical changes th…

  • Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

    Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall
    av Peter Turchin

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691116693

    Many historical processes are dynamic. Populations grow and decline. Empires expand and collapse. Religions spread and wither. Natural scientists have made great strides in understanding dynamical processes in the physical and biological worlds usin…

  • Self-Organization in Biological Systems

    Self-Organization in Biological Systems
    av Scott Camazine

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691116242

    The synchronized flashing of fireflies at night. The spiraling patterns of an aggregating slime mold. The anastomosing network of army-ant trails. The coordinated movements of a school of fish. Researchers are finding in such patterns--phenomena tha…

  • The Complexity of Cooperation

    The Complexity of Cooperation
    av Robert Axelrod

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691015675

    Robert Axelrod is widely known for his groundbreaking work in game theory and complexity theory. He is a leader in applying computer modeling to social science problems. His book The Evolution of Cooperation has been hailed as a seminal contribution…

  • Perfect Order

    Perfect Order
    av John Stephen Lansing

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691027272

    Along rivers in Bali, small groups of farmers meet regularly in water temples to manage their irrigation systems. They have done so for a thousand years. Over the centuries, water temple networks have expanded to manage the ecology of rice terraces…

  • Small Worlds

    Small Worlds
    av Duncan J. Watts

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691117041

    Everyone knows the small-world phenomenon: soon after meeting a stranger, we are surprised to discover that we have a mutual friend, or we are connected through a short chain of acquaintances. In his book, Duncan Watts uses this intriguing phenomeno…

  • The Structure and Dynamics of Networks

    The Structure and Dynamics of Networks
    av Mark Newman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691113579

    From the Internet to networks of friendship, disease transmission, and even terrorism, the concept--and the reality--of networks has come to pervade modern society. But what exactly is a network? What different types of networks are there? Why are t…

  • Emergent Actors in World Politics

    Emergent Actors in World Politics
    av Lars-Erik Cederman

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691021485

    The disappearance and formation of states and nations after the end of the Cold War have proved puzzling to both theorists and policymakers. Lars-Erik Cederman argues that this lack of conceptual preparation stems from two tendencies in conventional…

  • Islands of Order: A Guide to Complexity Modeling for the Social Sciences

    Islands of Order: A Guide to Complexity Modeling for the Social Sciences
    av J. Stephen Lansing, Murray P. Cox

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192932

    Two pioneering anthropologists reveal how complexity science can help us better understand how societies change over timeOver the past two decades, anthropologist J. Stephen Lansing and geneticist Murray Cox have explored dozens of villages on the i…

  • Perfect Order

    Perfect Order
    av J. Stephen Lansing

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156262

    Along rivers in Bali, small groups of farmers meet regularly in water temples to manage their irrigation systems. They have done so for a thousand years. Over the centuries, water temple networks have expanded to manage the ecology of rice terraces…

  • Agent_zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science

    Agent_zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science
    av Joshua M. Epstein

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158884

    The Final Volume of the Groundbreaking Trilogy on Agent-Based Modeling In this pioneering synthesis, Joshua Epstein introduces a new theoretical entity: Agent_Zero. This software individual, or agent, is endowed with distinct emotional/affective, co…

  • Robustness and Evolvability in Living Systems

    Robustness and Evolvability in Living Systems
    av Andreas Wagner

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691134048

    All living things are remarkably complex, yet their DNA is unstable, undergoing countless random mutations over generations. Despite this instability, most animals do not grow two heads or die, plants continue to thrive, and bacteria continue to div…

  • Party Competition

    Party Competition
    av Michael Laver

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691139043

    Party competition for votes in free and fair elections involves complex interactions by multiple actors in political landscapes that are continuously evolving, yet classical theoretical approaches to the subject leave many important questions unansw…

  • The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

    The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events
    av Louise K. Comfort

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165363

    Earthquakes are a huge global threat. In thirty-six countries, severe seismic risks threaten populations and their increasingly interdependent systems of transportation, communication, energy, and finance. In this important book, Louise Comfort prov…

  • Barriers and Bounds to Rationality

    Barriers and Bounds to Rationality
    av Peter S. Albin, Duncan K. Foley, Peter S. Albin

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691026763

    Peter Albin is known for his seminal work in applying the concepts of adaptive dynamical systems, first developed by biologists and physicists, to the study of economic systems. This book is a collection of his pathbreaking articles on the applicati…

  • Islands of Order

    Islands of Order
    av J. Stephen Lansing

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192949

    Two pioneering anthropologists reveal how complexity science can help us better understand how societies change over timeOver the past two decades, anthropologist J. Stephen Lansing and geneticist Murray Cox have explored dozens of villages on the i…