Does God Play Dice?: The New Mathematics of Chaos (Penguin Mathematics)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 1997 Pages: 416 Publisher: Penguin Since the dramatic discovery of the mathematical concept of chaos in 1989. This revised edition of Does God Play Dice takes a fresh look at the Controversy of ITS contents has settled down. its achievements and potential. With a new preface and three completely new chapters. it includes the latest practical applications of chaos theory. such as developing intelligent heart pacemakers. All this provides a fascinating new answer to Einstien's question which provided the title of this book. Contents: Chaos from order; equations for everything; the laws of error; the last universalist; one-way pendulum; strange attractors; the weather factory; recipe for chaos; sensitive chaos; fig-trees and feigenvalues; the texture of reality; return to Hyperion; the imbalance of nature; beyond the butterfly; Von Neumann's dream; chaos an...

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Since the dramatic discovery of the mathematical concept of chaos in 1989, the controversy of its contents has settled down. This revised edition of Does God Play Dice? takes a fresh look at its achievements and potential. With a new preface and three completely new chapters, it includes the latest practical applications of chaos theory, such as developing intelligent heart pacemakers. All this provides a fascinating new answer to Einstien's question which provided the title of this book.

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"A book well worth reading and a valuable contribution to the literature on chaos" ( New Scientist ) "For those who have even rudimentary mathematical knowledge, for teachers and for lively–minded school and university students, Stewart give a valuable insight into the innards of chaos" ( The Times Higher Education Supplement ) "A fine introduction to a complex subject" ( Daily Telegraph )

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