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Author Mitchell, Melanie
Title Complexity : a guided tour / Melanie Mitchell
Imprint Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  Q175.32.C65 M58 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020312872
 Computing Center Office    IN PROCESS  限所  30302000476816
Descript xvi, 349 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [326]-336) and index
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
Subject Complexity (Philosophy)
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