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Introducing chaos

Author: Ziauddin Sardar; Richard Appignanesi
Publisher: Duxford, Cambridge, UK : Icon Books ; New York : Totem Books, 1999.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ziauddin Sardar; Richard Appignanesi
ISBN: 1840460067 9781840460063 1840460784 9781840460780
OCLC Number: 40902377
Notes: Previously published: Chaos for beginners. 1998.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Yin, Yang and chaos --
Ancient chaos --
Chaos theory --
Why is chaos exciting? --
Where does chaos come from? --
Defining chaos --
The language of chaos --
Defining systems --
Periodoc and Aperiodoc equations --
What is unstable aperiodic behaviour? --
Linear systems --
Nonlinear complication --
The three body problem --
Chaos modelling --
Questions of long-term behaviour --
The signature of chaos --
Benoit Mandelbrot and fractal geometry --
Chaos and order in economics --
Chaos on the telephone lines --
Measuring the cost --
Fractal dimensionality --
What are fractals? --
The Julia set --
The use of fractals --
Edward Lorenz --
Small differences, big consequences --
The water wheel example --
Strange attractors --
Cultural and identity attractors --
Chaotic attractors --
Representing phase space --
The Lorenz attractor --
The butterfly effect --
David Ruelle --
What is turbulence? --
How does turbulence happen? --
Ruelle's approach --
Robert May and animal populations --
May's bifurcations --
Chaos in real-life events --
Mitchell Feigenbaum: nonlinear patterns --
Easy solutions to difficult problems --
Ilya Prigogine: dissipative systems --
Disorder to order --
Sel-organization and time --
Time and the problem of entropy --
The source of order --
Other features of self-organization --
Period three chaos --
Towards the edge of chaos: complexity theory --
What is complexity? Adapt and relate --
Beyond entropy --
Chaotics --
Chaos and cosmos --
Poincare's discovery --
The conditions of stability --
Quasi-periodic stability --
The KAM theorem --
Saturn's moons --
A chaotic universe --
Quantum chaos --
Brief history of quantum theory --
The black body problem --
Applying Planck's constant --
Probability waves --
Chaos in quantum physics --
Chaos in between states --
Chaos and economics --
Feedback in economics --
The problems with equilibrium --
Increasing returns in high-tech --
Beware of initial conditions --
The end of neo-classic economics --
How to play monopoly --
Chaotic management --
Anticipating feature breakthroughs --
Enablement and forecasting --
Chaos and cities --
Fractal cities --
Fractal skylines --
Dissipative cities --
Local and global chaos --
Control of participation --
Chaotic architecture --
Chaos and the body --
Body fractals --
The hearts' attractor --
Chaos in the heart --
Chaos and good health --
Chaos and the brain --
A chaos model of consciousness --
Chaos and weather --
Long-term weather prediction --
What about the Greenhouse effect? --
Chaos and nature --
Scientific safety --
The new nature --
Is it safe? --
Post-normal science --
Chaos and the non-west --
Criticism of chaos.
Other Titles: Chaos for beginners
Responsibility: Ziauddin Sardar and Iwona Abrams ; edited by Richard Appignanesi.

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