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Think complexity : complexity science and computational modeling

Author: Allen Downey
Publisher: Sebastopol, Calif. : O'Reilly, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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Complexity science uses computation to explore the physical and social sciences. In Think Complexity, you'll use graphs, cellular automata, and agent-based models to study topics in physics, biology, and economics. Whether you're an intermediate-level Python programmer or a student of computational modeling, you'll delve into examples of complex systems through a series of worked examples, exercises, case studies,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Downey
ISBN: 9781492040200 1492040207
OCLC Number: 1049571662
Description: xii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Complexity science --
2. Graphs --
3. Small world graphs --
4. Scale-free networks --
5. Cellular automata --
6. Game of life --
7. Physical modelling --
8. Self-organized criticality --
9. Agent-based models --
10. Herds, flocks, and traffic jams --
11. Evolution --
12. Evolution of cooperation --
A. Reading list --
Index.
Responsibility: Allen B. Downey.

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