Unifying Themes in Complex Systems by Yaneer Bar-Yam
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Unifying Themes in Complex Systems
By Yaneer Bar-Yam

Unifying Themes in Complex Systems

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Complex Systems

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Unifying Themes in Complex Systems by Yaneer Bar-Yam

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The International Conference on Complex Systems provides a unique opportunity for scientists to rise above the disciplinary boundaries and explore unity in complex systems. This volume contains the proceedings of the Second International Conference on Complex Systems. The sessions ranged from the opening talk by Nobel laureate Philip Anderson on emergence and the relevance of complex systems to physics to the final panel that included many of the great management gurus of this generation. The plenary session topics for the second conference were emergence, description and modeling, self-organization, networks, time series, agents in action, and complexity and management. Talks in these sessions often focused on contributions in specific disciplines, but each session contained a diverse set of disciplines to show the strategies and concepts that can be applied generally to complex systems. Overall, the conference presentations dealt with issues of significant public interest, including individual psychology, dynamics of social and economic change, the human genome, and ecology. The New England Complex Systems Institute is an independent educational and research institution dedicated to advancing the study of complex systems, including new concepts and methodologies that are affecting all fields of science and engineering, and are being applied to technology, business, and even social policy. NECSI organizes conferences, workshops, short courses, and other activities from which books will be produced for the NECSI Series on Complexity. The books will range from conference proceedings and graduate textbooks to general-audience trade books, and will address fundamental concepts, new frontiers, and innovative applications of complex systems.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813341231
ISBN-10: 081334123X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 36mm)
Pages: 648
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 11-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Yaneer Bar-Yam

Yaneer Bar-Yam is President and founder of the New England Complex Systems Institute and Associate in the department of molecular and cellular biology at Harvard University. He is the author of the textbook, "Dynamics n Complex Systems."

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