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Exploring chaos :a guide to the new science of disorder

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Publisher Comments:

In this collection of front-line reports, edited for the general reader, internationally recognized experts trace the roots of chaos in modern science and mathematics.

Book News Annotation:

All sorts of phenomena, including dripping faucets, swinging pendulums, the unpredictability of weather, the paths of the planets, heart rhythms, and gold futures, are best perceived through the mathematical prism of chaos theory. Nina Hall has edited this collection of articles from New Scientist magazine by the top researchers in chaos theory, including Ian Stewart, Robert May, Benoit Mandelbrot, and Paul Davies. Contains 14 pages of color plates. No index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Chaos Theory is giving scientists fresh insights into all sorts of unruly phenomena--from dripping faucets to swinging pendulums, from the vagaries of the weather to the movements of the planets, from heart rhythms to gold futures.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393034400
Subtitle:
A Guide to the New Science of Disorder
Author:
Hall, Nina
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Chaotic Behavior in Systems
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
#4
Publication Date:
19930117
Binding:
Paperback
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.6 x 6.4 x 1 in 1.219 lb

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