Innovation, Evolution and Complexity Theory

Innovation, Evolution and Complexity Theory

By: Koen Frenken (author)Hardback

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By means of developing an evolutionary model of complex technological systems, this book aims to contribute to the neo-Schumpetarian literature on innovation, diffusion, and technological paradigms.

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Contents

Foreword; Part I: Theoretical Contributions; 1. Introduction: Innovation, Evolution and Complexity Theory; 2. Technology Landscapes; 3. Generalised Genotype-Phenotype Maps; 4. A Model of Technological Paradigms; Part II: Empirical Applications; 5. Entropy Statistics; 6. Early Evolution of Steam Engines; 7. Trajectories in Aircraft and Helicopters; 8. The Advent of Portable Computers; 9. Directions for Future Research; References.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/04/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781843761976
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781843761976
  • ISBN10: 1843761971

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