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Introducing Chaos, 2nd Editionby Ziauddin Sardar and Iwona Abrams
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Providing an introduction to the controversial field of chaos theory, this text shows how chaos makes its presence felt in many varieties of event, from the fluctuation of animal populations to the ups and downs of the stock market. It also exmaines the roots of chaos in modern mathematics and physics, and explores the relationships between chaos and complexity, the unifying theory which suggests that all complex systems evolve from a few simple rules.
Shows how chaos makes itself felt in all varieties of events and explores the relationship between chaos and complexity.
Reprinted Beginners title now published under the new name Introducing, which provides an accessible introduction to this controversial field. It shows how chaos makes its presence felt in many varieties of event, from the fluctuation of animal populations to the ups and downs of the stock market.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-173) and index.
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