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Does God play dice? : the new mathematics of chaos

Author: Ian Stewart
Publisher: London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1997.
Series: Penguin mathematics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This revised edition of Does God Play Dice? takes a fresh look at chaos theory, its achievements, potential and the latest practical applications of chaos theory, including the development of intelligent heart pacemakers.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stewart, Ian, 1945-
Does God play dice?
London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1997
(OCoLC)679458730
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Stewart
ISBN: 0140256024 9780140256024 0140125019 9780140125016
OCLC Number: 37395499
Description: xii, 401 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Chaos from order; equations for everything; the laws of error; the last universalist; one-way pendulum; strange attractors; the weather factory; recipe for chaos; sensitive chaos; fig-trees and feigenvalues; the texture of reality; return to Hyperion; the imbalance of nature; beyond the butterfly; Von Neumann's dream; chaos and quantum; farewell, deep thought.
Series Title: Penguin mathematics.
Other Titles: New mathematics of chaos
Responsibility: Ian Stewart.

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Since the dramatic discovery of the mathematical concept of chaos in 1989, the controversy of its contents has settled down. This edition takes a fresh look at its achievements and potential. It  Read more...

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