Chaos: The New Science

Chaos: The New Science

By: John Holte (author)Hardback

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The role of chaos in science and mathematics is examined in detail by the essays that comprise this work. Distinguished scholars specializing in mathematics, physics, and chemistry discuss the following subjects: Fractals, by Benoit Mandelbrot; The Causality Principle, Deterministic Laws and Chaos, by Heinz-Otto Peitgen; The Transition to Chaos, by Mitchell Feigenbaum; Time, Dynamics and Chaos: Integrating Poincare's 'Non-Integrable Systems', by Ilya Prigogine; What Is Chaos, by Steve Smale; Chaos and Cosmos: A Theological Approach, by John Polkinghorne; and Chaos and Beyond, by James Gleick. Introduction by John Holte. This volume is number 26 in the Nobel Conference Series.

Contents

Fractals, Benoit Mandelbrot; The Causality Principle, Deterministic Laws and Chaos, Heinz-Otto Peitgen; The Transition to Chaos, Mitchell Feigenbaum; Time, Dynamics and Chaos - Integrating Poincare's "Non-Integrable Systems", Ilya Prigogine; What is Chaos?, Steve Smale; Chaos and Cosmos - a Theological Approach, John Polkinghorne; Chaos and Beyond, James Gleick.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819189332
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 148
  • ID: 9780819189332
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0819189332

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