1990 Lectures In Complex Systems (Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity #3) (Hardcover)

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This book reflects the topics discussed in the 1990 Complex Systems Summer School, covering both the nature and substance of the lectures and seminars that deal with experimental results and numerical simulations on sand piles, avalanches, and self-organized criticality.

About the Author


Lynn Nadel is head of the Department of Psychology, professor of psychology, research cognitive scientist, and deputy director of the Center for the Study of Complex Systems, all at the University of Arizona. Dr. Nadel, with coeditor Dr. Stein, organized the 1993 Summer School on Complex Systems. Daniel L. Stein is head of the Department of Physics and professor of Physics at the University of Arizona and external associate professor at the Santa Fe Institute. Dr. Stein organized the 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993 Summer Schools on Complex Systems, is a trustee for the Aspen Center for Physics, is on the Science Board at the Santa Fe Institute, and was an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow. Lynn Nadel is head of the Department of Psychology, professor of psychology, research cognitive scientist, and deputy director of the Center for the Study of Complex Systems, all at the University of Arizona. Dr. Nadel, with coeditor Dr. Stein, organized the 1993 Summer School on Complex Systems. Daniel L. Stein is head of the Department of Physics and professor of Physics at the University of Arizona and external associate professor at the Santa Fe Institute. Dr. Stein organized the 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993 Summer Schools on Complex Systems, is a trustee for the Aspen Center for Physics, is on the Science Board at the Santa Fe Institute, and was an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780201525755
ISBN-10: 0201525755
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: July 22nd, 1991
Pages: 588
Language: English
Series: Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity