This book aims to develop models and modeling techniques that are useful when applied to all complex systems. It adopts both analytic tools and computer simulation. The book is intended for students and researchers with a variety of backgrounds.
1. Introduction and Preliminaries 2. Neural Networks I: Subdivision and Hierarchy 3. Neural Networks II: Models of Mind 4. Protein Folding I: Size Scaling of Time 5. Protein Folding II: Kinetic Pathways 6. Life I: Evolution—Origin of Complex Organisms 7. Life II: Developmental Biology—Complex by Design 8. Human Civilization I: Defining Complexity 9. Human Civilization II: A Complex(ity) Transition