Introduction to the Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems
by Hiroki Sayama
Publisher: Open SUNY Textbooks 2015
Number of pages: 498
This textbook offers an accessible yet technically-oriented introduction to the modeling and analysis of complex systems. The topics covered include: fundamentals of modeling, basics of dynamical systems, discrete-time models, continuous-time models, bifurcations, chaos, cellular automata, continuous field models, static networks, dynamic networks, and agent-based models.
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