Dynamics of Macrosystems; Proceedings of a Workshop, September 3-7, 1984

Aubin J-P, Saari DG, & Sigmund K (1985). Dynamics of Macrosystems; Proceedings of a Workshop, September 3-7, 1984. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. ISBN 3-540-15987-8

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Abstract

There is an increasing awareness of the important and persuasive role that instability and random, chaotic motion play in the dynamics of macrosystems. Further research in the field should aim at providing useful tools, and therefore the motivation should come from important questions arising in specific macrosystems. Such systems include biochemical networks, genetic mechanisms, biological communities, neutral networks, cognitive processes and economic structures. This list may seem heterogeneous, but there are similarities between evolution in the different fields. It is not surprising that mathematical methods devised in one field can also be used to describe the dynamics of another.

IIASA is attempting to make progress in this direction. With this aim in view this workshop was held at Laxenburg over the period 3-7 September 1984. These Proceedings cover a broad canvas, ranging from specific biological and economic problems to general aspects of dynamical systems and evolutionary theory.

Item Type: Book
Research Programs: System and Decision Sciences - Core (SDS)
Bibliographic Reference: Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany [1985]
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Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:55
Last Modified: 25 May 2016 06:47
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/2590

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