The Resource Chaos : making a new science, James Gleick

Chaos : making a new science, James Gleick

Label
Chaos : making a new science
Title
Chaos
Title remainder
making a new science
Statement of responsibility
James Gleick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author describes how scientists studying the growth of complexity in nature are discovering order and pattern in chaos. He explains concepts such as nonlinearity, the Butterfly Effect, universal constants, fractals, and strange attractors, and examines the work of scientists such as Mitchell J. Feigenbaum, Edward Lorenz, and Benoit Mandelbrot
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gleick, James
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chaotic behavior in systems
  • Science
  • Science
Label
Chaos : making a new science, James Gleick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 318-340
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The butterfly effect -- Revolution -- Life's ups and downs -- A geometry of nature -- Strange attractors -- Universality -- The experimenter -- Images of chaos -- The dynamical systems collective -- Inner rhythms -- Chaos and beyond
Control code
15366709
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 352 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670811786
Lccn
87040025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(WaOLN)1021856
Label
Chaos : making a new science, James Gleick
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 318-340
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The butterfly effect -- Revolution -- Life's ups and downs -- A geometry of nature -- Strange attractors -- Universality -- The experimenter -- Images of chaos -- The dynamical systems collective -- Inner rhythms -- Chaos and beyond
Control code
15366709
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 352 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670811786
Lccn
87040025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(WaOLN)1021856

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