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How is Quantum Field Theory Possible?

Sunny Y. Auyang - Psychology - 1995 - 280 pages
This book presents a philosophical analysis of Quantum Field Theory. It is the first treatise in which the philosophies of space-time, quantum phenomena, and particle ...
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Mind in Everyday Life and Cognitive Science

Sunny Y. Auyang - Psychology - 2001 - 528 pages
Although cognitive science has obtained abundant data on neural and computational processes, it barely explains such ordinary experiences as recognizing faces, feeling pain, or ...
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Engineering—An Endless Frontier

Sunny Y. AUYANG - Science - 2006 - 344 pages
Genetic engineering, nanotechnology, astrophysics, particle physics: We live in an engineered world, one where the distinctions between science and engineering, technology and ...
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The Dragon and the Eagle: The Rise and Fall of the Chinese and Roman Empires

Sunny Y. Auyang - History - 2014 - 416 pages
This stimulating, uniquely organized, and wonderfully readable comparison of ancient Rome and China offers provocative insights to students and general readers of world history ...
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Foundations of Complex Systems: Emergence, Information and Prediction

Gregoire Nicolis, Catherine Nicolis - Science - 2012 - 384 pages
This book provides a self-contained presentation of the physical and mathematical laws governing complex systems. Complex systems arising in natural, engineering, environmental ...
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Evolution from Cellular to Social Scales

Arne T. Skjeltorp, Alexander V. Belushkin - Science - 2008 - 186 pages
Evolution is a critical challenge for many areas of science, technology and development of society. The book reviews general evolutionary facts such as origin of life and ...
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Why More Is Different: Philosophical Issues in Condensed Matter Physics and ...

Brigitte Falkenburg, Margaret Morrison - Science - 2015 - 280 pages
The physics of condensed matter, in contrast to quantum physics or cosmology, is not traditionally associated with deep philosophical questions. However, as science - largely ...
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A First Course in Optimization Theory

Rangarajan K. Sundaram - Business & Economics - 1996 - 357 pages
Divided into three separate parts, this book introduces students to optimization theory and its use in economics and allied disciplines. A preliminary chapter and three ...
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Convex Optimization

Stephen P. Boyd, Lieven Vandenberghe - Business & Economics - 2004 - 716 pages
A comprehensive introduction to the tools, techniques and applications of convex optimization.
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Modeling Data Irregularities and Structural Complexities in Data Envelopment ...

Joe Zhu, Wade D. Cook - Business & Economics - 2007 - 334 pages
In a relatively short period of time, data envelopment analysis (DEA) has grown into a powerful analytical tool for measuring and evaluating performance. DEA is computational ...
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