Introduction to the Theory of Complex Systems download free [PDF and Ebook] by Stefan Thurner

Introduction to the Theory of Complex Systems download free [PDF and Ebook] by Stefan Thurner year 2018
  • Book name: Introduction to the Theory of Complex Systems
  • Author: Stefan Thurner
  • Release date: 2018/8/6
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780198821939
  • Rating: 7.55 of 10
  • Votes: 425
  • Review by: Jayleen Pullen
  • Review rating: 9.78 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/16
  • Total pages: 448
  • Includes a PDF summary of 46 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This book is a comprehensive introduction to quantitative approaches to complex adaptive systems. Practically all areas of life on this planet are constantly confronted with complex systems, be it ecosystems, societies, traffic, financial markets, opinion formation and spreading, or the internet and social media. Complex systems are systems composed of many elements that interact strongly with each other, which makes them extremely rich dynamical systems showing ahuge range of phenomena. Properties of complex systems that are of particular importance are their efficiency, robustness, resilience, and proneness to collapse.The quantitative tools and concepts needed to understand the co-evolutionary nature of networked systems and their properties are challenging. The book gives a self-contained introduction to these concepts, so that the reader will be equipped with a toolset that allows them to engage in the science of complex systems. Topics covered include random processes of path-dependent processes, co-evolutionary dynamics, dynamics of networks, the theory of scaling, and approaches from statisticalmechanics and information theory. The book extends beyond the early classical literature in the field of complex systems and summarizes the methodological progress made over the past 20 years in a clear, structured, and comprehensive way.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 30H14M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Modelling, Finance, Ecological Science, The Biosphere, Physics Books, Computer Science, Mathematical Physics
  • Available formats: WORD, PDF, DOC, TXT, XPS, TIFF, EPUB, ODT. Compressed in RAR, ISO, ZIP, LZ, CBZ
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 58.18 USD
  • Dimensions: 177x252x27mm
  • Weight: 1,016g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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