Introducing Chaos

Introducing Chaos

by Ziauddin Sardar (Author), Iwona Abrams (Author)


Providing an introduction to the controversial field of chaos theory, this text shows how chaos makes its presence felt in many varieties of event, from the fluctuation of animal populations to the ups and downs of the stock market. It also exmaines the roots of chaos in modern mathematics and physics, and explores the relationships between chaos and complexity, the unifying theory which suggests that all complex systems evolve from a few simple rules.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Edition: 2
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Published: 01 Mar 1999

ISBN 10: 1840460784
ISBN 13: 9781840460780