Complexity Science, Living Systems, and Reflexing Interfaces: New Models and Perspectives
Franco Orsucci (University College London, UK & Institute for Complexity Studies, Italy) and Nicoletta Sala (University of Lugano, Switzerland)
Release Date: September, 2012. Copyright © 2013. 466 pages.
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DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2077-3, ISBN13: 9781466620773, ISBN10: 1466620773, EISBN13: 9781466620780
There are new and important advancements in today’s complexity theories in ICT and requires an extraordinary perspective on the interaction between living systems and information technologies. With human evolution and its continuous link with the development of new tools and environmental changes, technological advancements are paving the way for new evolutionary steps.
Complexity Science, Living Systems, and Reflexing Interfaces: New Models and Perspectives is a collection of research provided by academics and scholars aiming to introduce important advancements in areas such as artificial intelligence, evolutionary computation, neural networks, and much more. This scholarly piece will provide contributions that will define the line of development in complexity science.
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Franco F. Orsucci
Since the first production of tools at the beginning of human presence on earth, evolutionary jumps mark human development. Sometimes, these...
Ljubiša M. Kocic
Fast development of computer networking contributes to the global spreading and popularizing of the notion of fractals and complex patterns in their...
In the modelling of the natural shapes (clouds, ferns, trees, shells, rivers, mountains), the limits imposed by Euclidean geometry can be exceeded...
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Contributors in psychology, physics, art therapy, and other fields explore complexity in the interface between living systems and information technology. Their topics include fractal geometry as a bridge between realms, exploring structural and dynamic properties of microtubules by means of artificial neural networks, the biotic logic of quantum processes and quantum computation, recurrence indicators for estimating characteristic size and frequency of spatial patterns, and a parametric generator for architectural and urban three-dimensional objects.
– Book News Inc. Portland, OR
- Artificial Intelligence and Artificial Life
- Bio-inspired Computation and Machines
- Complexity and fractal geometry
- Complexity and ICT
- Evolutionary Algorithms in Economy
- Living Complexities
- Natural and Artificial Language
- Neural Networks in Biomedicine
- Virtual reality