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Complexification Explaining a Paradoxical World Through the Science of Surprise

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A renowned mathematician shows how the "science of surprise" can help explain some of the most inexplicable phenomena in science, nature, the arts, the economy, and more.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-307) and index.

About the Author

John L. Casti received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Southern California in 1970. In 1974, after holding positions at the RAND Corporation and the University of Arizona, he became one of the first research staff members at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Vienna, where he stayed until 1986. Since 1992, he has been a professor and resident researcher at the Santa Fe Institute. He is also a professor at the Technical University of Vienna. The author of numerous books, he divides his time between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Vienna.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060925871
Author:
Casti, John L.
Author:
Casti, J. L.
Author:
Casti, John L.
Publisher:
Harper Perennial LANGUAGE: eng
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Mammals
Subject:
System Theory
Subject:
Chaotic Behavior in Systems
Subject:
Paradox
Subject:
General science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st HarperPerennial ed.
Series Volume:
93-R027
Publication Date:
19950412
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.95x5.24x.72 in. .70 lbs.

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