1st Edition

Nonlinear Dynamics, Mathematical Biology, And Social Science
Wise Use Of Alternative Therapies

ISBN 9780201419887
Published January 1, 1997 by CRC Press
180 Pages

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Book Description

This book is based on a series of lectures on mathematical biology, the essential dynamics of complex and crucially important social systems, and the unifying power of mathematics and nonlinear dynamical systems theory.

Table of Contents

About the Santa Fe Institute -- Santa Fe Institute Editorial Board December 1996 -- Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity -- Introduction -- On The Mathematical Biology of Arms Races, Wars, and Revolutions -- An Adaptive Dynamic Model of Combat -- Imperfect Collective Security and Arms Race Dynamics: Why a Little Cooperation Can Make a Big Difference -- Revolutions, Epidemics, and Ecosystems: Some Dynamical Analogies -- A Theoretical Perspective on The Spread of Drugs -- An Introduction to Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

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