Self-organized Complexity in the Physical, Biological, and Social Sciences

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Donald Lawson Turcotte, John Rundle, Hans Frauenfelder
National Academies Press, 2002 - Science - 118 pages
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Contents

Selforganized complexity in the physical biological and social sciences
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Alterations with disease and aging
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Allometric scaling of metabolic rate from molecules and mitochondria to cells and mammals
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Paradigms of complexity
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Turbulence in nature and in the laboratory
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What might we learn from climate forecasts?
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A pathway to longrange forecasting?
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Positive feedback memory and the predictability of earthquakes
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Material rupture earthquakes turbulence financial crashes and human birth
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Selforganization the cascade model and natural hazards
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Complexity and robustness
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Natural variability of atmospheric temperatures and geomagnetic intensity over a wide range of time scales
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An example of complexity in the marine sciences
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Selforganized complexity in economics and finance
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Random graph models of social networks
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Critically examining criticality
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Unified scaling law for earthquakes
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The influence of nearmean field dynamics and its implications for earthquakes neurobiology and forecasting
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