By Frederic Darbellay, Moira Cockell, Jerome Billotte, Francis Waldvogel

ISBN-10: 1420092286

ISBN-13: 9781420092288

Through a chain of unique essays, this publication unites a global crew of well known researchers and educators round the subject matter of information discussion. Spanning issues from typical complexity to neuroscience, from schooling thought to weather switch, from immunology to archaelogy and human migrations, it allows an environment of positive feedback and allows the ambition to construct a brand new starting place for the transdisciplinary procedure.

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24 New Discoveries Defining Complexity $IFFERENTSCALINGLAWSFOR±BIOLOGICAL²AND±SOCIAL²PHENOMENA A mathematical description of the growth of complex societal phenomena can also be derived. However, while these growth curves are similar in shape to the growth curves for biological systems, there is one remarkable and important difference in the equation that describes their growth. A parameter called β (the growth constant), is always less than 1 in the mathematical description of rates of biological phenomena, and infrastructure growth.

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