Complexity : a guided tour /

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Main Author: Mitchell, Melanie.
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Language:English
Published:Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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245 1 0 |a Complexity :  |b a guided tour /  |c Melanie Mitchell. 
260 |a Oxford [England] ;  |a New York :  |b Oxford University Press,  |c 2009. 
300 |a xvi, 349 p. :  |b ill., map ;  |c 25 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [326]-336) and index. 
505 0 |a Background and history. What is complexity? ; dynamics, chaos, and prediction ; Information ; Computation ; Evolution ; Genetics, simplified ; Defining and measuring complexity -- Life and evolution in computers. Self-reproducing computer programs ; Genetic algorithms -- Computation writ large. Cellular automata, life, and the universe ; Computing with particles ; Information processing in living systems ; How to make analogies (if you are a computer) ; Prospects of computer modeling -- Network thinking. The science of networks ; Applying network science to real-world networks ; The mystery of scaling ; Evolution, complexified -- Conclusion. The past and future of the sciences of complexity. 
650 0 |a Complexity (Philosophy) 
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