## New Research on Chaos and ComplexityThis book presents leading-edge research on artificial life, cellular automata, chaos theory, cognition, complexity theory, synchronisation, fractals, genetic algorithms, information systems, metaphors, neural networks, non-linear dynamics, parallel computation and synergetics. The unifying feature of this research is the tie to chaos and complexity. |

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### Contents

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Acceleration and Entropy A Macroscopic Analogue of the Twin Paradox | 5 |

William James on Consciousness Revisited | 21 |

The Structural Equations Technique for Testing Hypotheses in Nonlinear Dynamics Catastrophes Chaos and Related Dynamics | 47 |

Synchronization of Oscillators in Complex Networks | 65 |

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