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A New Kind Of Science (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
1197
Utgivningsdatum
2002-06-01
Upplaga
illustrated ed
Förlag
Wolfram Media Inc
Illustrationer
Illustrations
Dimensioner
245 x 210 x 60 mm
Vikt
2445 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781579550080
A New Kind Of Science (inbunden)

A New Kind Of Science

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Challenging the traditional mathematical model of scientific description, a scientist proposes a new dynamic computational approach that utilizes simple codes to generate patterns of ultimate complexity.
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Stephen Wolfram was born in London and educated at Eton, Oxford and=20 Caltech. He received his Ph.D in theoretical physics in 1979 at the age of= =20 20, and in the early 1980s made a series of discoveries that launched the=20 field of complex systems research. In 1981 he was awarded one of the first= =20 MacArthur 'genius' awards. Starting in 1986 he created Mathematic, the=20 primary software system now used for technical computing worldwide, and the= =20 tool that made A New Kind of Science possible. Wolfram is the founder and=20 CEO of Wolfram Research, the leading technical software company with=20 offices in Illinois and Oxford. He is the author of The Mathematica Book=20 which is now in its fourth edition and has sold over 250,000 copies.

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Preface The Foundations for a New Kind of Science The Crucial Experiment The world of Simple Programs Systems Based on Numbers Two Dimensions and Beyond Starting from Randomness Mechanisms in Programs and Nature Implications for Everyday systems Fundamental Physics Processes of Perception and Analysis The Notion of Computation The Principles of Computational Equivalence Notes Index