Methods and Techniques of Complex Systems Science: An Overview
by Cosma Rohilla Shalizi
Publisher: arXiv 2006
Number of pages: 96
The author reviews the main methods and techniques of complex systems science. He distinguishes among the broad patterns which recur across complex systems, the topics complex systems science commonly studies, the tools employed, and the foundational science of complex systems.
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