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Turtles, termites, and traffic jams : explorations in massively parallel microworlds

Author: Mitchel Resnick
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] : MIT Press, [ca. 2002]
Series: Complex adaptive systems.; Bradford book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8. printView all editions and formats
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This text examines the concept of decentralization and its effects in everday culture. It considers the reasons behind resistance to decentralization, and describes computational methods - such as  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchel Resnick
ISBN: 0262680939 9780262680936
OCLC Number: 249411715
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [157] - 163.
Description: XVIII, 163 S : ill., graph. Darst ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Foundations: introduction; the era of decentralization. Part 2 Constructions: constructionism; LEGO/logo; StarLogo; objects and parallelism. Part 3 Explorations: simulations and stimulations; slime mould; artificial ants; traffic jams; termites; turtles and frogs; turtle ecology; new turtle geometry; forest fire; recursive trees. Part 4 Reflections: the centralized mindset; beyond the centralized mindset. Part 5 Projections: growing up. Appendices: student participants; StarLogo overview.
Series Title: Complex adaptive systems.; Bradford book.
Responsibility: Mitchel Resnick.

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