Does God Play Dice The New Mathematics of Chaos

ISBN-10: 0631232516
ISBN-13: 9780631232513
Edition: 2nd 2002
Authors: Ian Stewart
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Description: This revised edition of Does God Play Dice? includes three new chapters on the prediction and control of chaotic systems. It also incorporates new information regarding the solar system and an account of complexity theory.

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Book details

List price: $26.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/26/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

This revised edition of Does God Play Dice? includes three new chapters on the prediction and control of chaotic systems. It also incorporates new information regarding the solar system and an account of complexity theory.

Preface to the Second Edition
Prologue
Clockwork or Chaos?
Chaos from Order
Equations for Everything
The Laws of Error
The Last Universalist
One-way Pendulum
Strange Attractors
The Weather Factory
Recipe for Chaos
Sensitive Chaos
Fig-trees and Feigenvalues
The Texture of Reality
Return to Hyperion
The Imbalance of Nature
Beyond the Butterfly
Von Neumann's Dream
Chaos and the Quantum
Farewell, Deep Thought
Epilogue
Dicing with the Deity
Further Reading
Illustration
Acknowledgements
Index

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