Stock Image

Virtual Worlds: Synthetic Universes, Digital Life, And Complexity.

Jean-Claude Heudin, [Editor] .

ISBN 10: 0738200506 / ISBN 13: 9780738200507
Published by Perseus Books Group: Perseus, 1998
Used Hardcover
From Black Cat Hill Books (Oregon City, OR, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since 17 September 2012

Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Available from more sellers

View all  copies of this book
Buy Used
Price: 34.73 Convert Currency
Shipping: 3.19 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal

About this Item

Very Near Fine: shows only barely discernible bowing to the boards; else flawless. Binding square and secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo.xv, 268pp. Index. (New England Complex Systems Institute Series on Complexity Series, Volume 1). First Edition; First Printing, so stated. Hardcover: Pictorial Laminate Boards. This interdisciplinary volume aims to provoke a new understanding of the important role that computer-generated "virtual worlds" will play in domains such as science, business, computer games, education, training, and simulation. It introduces virtual worlds as a field, and reviews its historical roots, its goals, and its methodological approaches. Virtual worlds enable the study of a wide variety of "what if" questions relevant to our understanding of the world around us, by using image synthesis, modeling, multimedia, and virtual reality. We can imagine these virtual worlds reflecting some parts of our reality, but also synthesizing new universes with associated "physical" laws and artificial life forms. The contributors to this volume investigate the relationships between the natural and the artificial from both theoretical and philosophical points of views. They also address technical developments and practical applications. First Edition; First Printing, so stated. Bookseller Inventory # 43088

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Virtual Worlds: Synthetic Universes, Digital...

Publisher: Perseus Books Group: Perseus

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

Store Description

We are an on-line business with on on-site access to the public.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described
on the web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your
purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30
days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your
mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond
within 2 business days.
Black Cat Hill Books is a sole proprietorship, Jes...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is significantly heavy or over-sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books