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Does God Play Dice? The New Mathematics of Chaos

Ian Stewart
Publisher: 
John Wiley
Publication Date: 
2002
Number of Pages: 
416
Format: 
Paperback
Edition: 
2
Price: 
24.95
ISBN: 
978-0631232513
Category: 
General
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The Basic Library List Committee strongly recommends this book for acquisition by undergraduate mathematics libraries.

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Preface to the Second Edition.

Prologue: Clockwork or Chaos?.

1. Chaos from Order.

2. Equations for Everything.

3. The Laws of Error.

4. The Last Universalist.

5. One-way Pendulum.

6. Strange Attractors.

7. The Weather Factory.

8. Recipe for Chaos.

9. Sensitive Chaos.

10. Fig-trees and Feigenvalues.

11. The Texture of Reality.

12. Return to Hyperion.

13. The Imbalance of Nature.

14. Beyond the Butterfly.

15. Von Neumann's Dream.

16. Chaos and the Quantum.

17. Farewell, Deep Thought.

Epilogue: Dicing with the Deity.

Further Reading.

Illustration Acknowledgements.

Index.

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED