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The Resource Chaos and life : complexity and order in evolution and thought, Richard J. Bird

Chaos and life : complexity and order in evolution and thought, Richard J. Bird

Label
Chaos and life : complexity and order in evolution and thought
Title
Chaos and life
Title remainder
complexity and order in evolution and thought
Statement of responsibility
Richard J. Bird
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An alternative view of evolving complexity. Bird argues that randomness means not disorder but infinite order and that complexity arises from the "playing out" of chaotic systems
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bird, R. J.
Dewey number
570/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH331
LC item number
.B525 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biology
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Chaotic behavior in systems
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Biology
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Chaotic behavior in systems
  • Biology
  • Chaotic behavior in systems
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
Chaos and life : complexity and order in evolution and thought, Richard J. Bird
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4. Chaos and Dimensionality
  • 5. Chaostability
  • 6. The Geometry of Life
  • 7. The Living Computer
  • 8. Morphology and Evolution
  • 9. Entropy, Information, and Randomness
  • 10. The Effectiveness of Mathematics
  • 11. Life and Conflict
  • 12. The World as Iteration and Recursion
  • Notes
  • Frontmatter
  • Index
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: The Dawn of Man?
  • 1. Iteration and Sequence
  • 2. The Crisis in Biology
  • 3. The Origin of "Species"
Control code
61160276
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 322 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231501552
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.7312/bird12662
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt273x2k
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)61160276
Label
Chaos and life : complexity and order in evolution and thought, Richard J. Bird
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4. Chaos and Dimensionality
  • 5. Chaostability
  • 6. The Geometry of Life
  • 7. The Living Computer
  • 8. Morphology and Evolution
  • 9. Entropy, Information, and Randomness
  • 10. The Effectiveness of Mathematics
  • 11. Life and Conflict
  • 12. The World as Iteration and Recursion
  • Notes
  • Frontmatter
  • Index
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: The Dawn of Man?
  • 1. Iteration and Sequence
  • 2. The Crisis in Biology
  • 3. The Origin of "Species"
Control code
61160276
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 322 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231501552
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.7312/bird12662
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt273x2k
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)61160276

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