Complexity Explorer Santa Fe Institute


Course

Chaos

"It has been called the third great revolution of 20th-century physics, after relativity and quantum theory. But how can something called chaos theory help you understand an orderly world? What practical things might it be good for? What, in fact, is chaos theory? "Chaos theory," according to Dr. Steven Strogatz, Director of the Center for Applied Mathematics at Cornell University, "is the science of how things change." It describes the behavior of any system whose state evolves over time and whose behavior is sensitive to small changes in its initial conditions." http://www.thegreatcourses.com/tgc/courses/course_detail.aspx?cid=1333

Institution
The Great Courses
Country
USA
Author
Strogatz, S.
Topics
Chaos, Dynamical Systems, Fractals, Social Systems, Social Science, History
URL
http://www.thegreatcourses.com/tgc/courses/course_detail.aspx?cid=1333

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