By making use of the principles of systems science, the scientific community can explain many complicated matters of the world and shed new light on unsettled problems. Each real science has its own particular methodology for not only qualitative but also quantitative analyses, so it is important to understand the organic whole of systems research
A Brief History of Systems Science. Concepts, Characteristics, and Classifications of Systems. Nonlinear Systems Dynamics and Catastrophe. Self-Organization: Dissipative Structures and Synergetics. Chaos. Fractals. Complex Systems and Complexity. Complex Adaptive Systems. Open Complex Giant Systems. Complex Networks. Case Studies. Bibliography. Index.