Complex Science for a Complex World
by Pascal Perez, David Batten
Publisher: Anu E Press 2006
Number of pages: 352
A new kind of science should help us deepen our understanding of how human ecosystems might grow and change over time. This book aims to convince the reader that this new kind of science is worthy of our attention. It is a science that embraces the complexity of our world, and addresses the interactions between human behavior and environmental responses.
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by Robert Hanneman - Sage Publications, Inc
The book re-orients the way many social scientists build and work with theories, and it will prove of value to all practicing social science theorists. The author advocates computer simulation models to allow the formulation of more dynamic theories.
by W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy, at al. - arXiv
This book aims to assist social scientists to analyze their problems using fuzzy models. The basic and essential fuzzy matrix theory is given. The authors have only tried to give those essential basically needed to develop the fuzzy model.
by Gregory Carey - Sage Publications
This book is for students in the behavioral sciences who need to understand genetics, but who have little training in biology. The text provides the basic biology which is essential for genetics and an overview of the principles of genetics.
- National Academies Press
The book examines mortality patterns in complex humanitarian emergencies, reviewing the state of knowledge, as well as how patterns may change in the new century. It contains four case studies of mortality in recent emergencies ...