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Investigations

Stuart A. Kauffman - Science - 2002 - 287 pages
A bold exploration of the very essence of life itself, "Investigations" supplies a novel answer to the question, "What is life?" 44 illustrations.
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At Home in the Universe: The Search for Laws of Self-organization and Complexity

Stuart A. Kauffman - History - 1995 - 321 pages
The author examines the concept of self-organization, or as he calls it "order for free," discussing how it occurs more frequently in nature than originally believed
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Reinventing the Sacred: A New View of Science, Reason, and Religion

Stuart A. Kauffman - Philosophy - 2010 - 320 pages
Consider the complexity of a living cell after 3.8 billion years of evolution. Is it more awesome to suppose that a transcendent God fashioned the cell at a stroke, or to ...
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Complexity: Metaphors, Models, and Reality

George A. Cowan, David Pines, David Elliott Meltzer - Science - 1999 - 731 pages
The terms complexity, complex adaptive systems, and sciences of complexity are found often in recent scientific literature, reflecting the remarkable growth in collaborative ...
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Emergent computation: self-organizing, collective, and cooperative phenomena ...

Stephanie Forrest, Center for Nonlinear Studies (Los Alamos National Laboratory) - Computers - 1991 - 452 pages
Researchers in several fields are exploring computational systems in which interesting global behavior emerges from local interactions among component parts - an approach ...
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ALife

Christopher G. Langton, APPLE COMPUTER. Cupertino (CA US), SANTA FE INSTITUTE. Santa Fe (NM US), LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY. Los Alamos (NM US) - Science - 1987 - 655 pages
Consists of the proceedings of: 1987, Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems; 1990-1992, Artificial Life Workshop; 1994-1996 ...
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