Chaos, Information Processing And Paradoxical Games: The Legacy Of John S Nicolis

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Description

This volume provides a self-contained survey of the mechanisms presiding information processing and communication. The main thesis is that chaos and complexity are the basic ingredients allowing systems composed of interesting subunits to generate and process information and communicate in a meaningful way. Emphasis is placed on communication in the form of games and on the related issue of decision making under conditions of uncertainty. Biological, cognitive, physical, engineering and societal systems are approached from a unifying point of view, both analytically and by numerical simulation, using the methods of nonlinear dynamics and probability theory. Epistemological issues in connection with incompleteness and self-reference are also addressed.

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Price
£123.00
Publisher
World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
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Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9789814602129
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