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The Impact of Chaos on Science and Society (UNU, 1997, 394 p.)
(introduction...)
Preface
1. Chaotic dynamics
2. Chaos and politics: Applications of nonlinear dynamics to socio-political issues
3. Is the EEG a strange attractor? Brain stem neuronal discharge patterns and electroencephalographic rhythms
4. The impact of chaos on mathematics
5. Chaos in neural networks
6. The impact of chaos on physics
7. Chaos and physics
8. Irreversibility and quantum chaos
9. Impact of high-dimensional chaos: A further step towards dynamical complexity
10. The impact of chaos on biology: Promising directions for research
11. Dynamical disease - The impact of nonlinear dynamics and chaos on cardiology and medicine
12. The impact of chaos on meteorology
13. The concept of chaos in the problem of earthquake prediction
14. The impact of chaos on engineering
15. The impact of chaos on economic theory
16. Chaos in society: Reflections on the impact of chaos theory on sociology
17. Strange attractors and the origin of chaos
Panel discussion: The impact of chaos on science and society
Opening address
Contributors
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