Viability and Resilience of Complex Systems

Concepts, Methods and Case Studies from Ecology and Society

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ISBN: 978-3-642-20422-7 (Print) 978-3-642-20423-4 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Concepts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      What Is Resilience? A Short Introduction

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      Pages 15-36

      Defining Resilience Mathematically: From Attractors To Viability

  3. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Pages 39-73

      Viability and Resilience in the Dynamics of Language Competition

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      Pages 75-105

      Viable Web Communities: Two Case Studies

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      Pages 107-130

      Bridging the Gap Between Computational Models and Viability Based Resilience in Savanna Ecosystems

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      Pages 131-157

      Viability and Resilience of a Bacterial Biofilm Individual-Based Model

  4. Tools and Techniques

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-159

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      Pages 161-192

      Approximating Viability Kernels and Resilience Values: Algorithms and Practical Issues Illustrated with KAVIAR Software

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      Pages 193-218

      Geometric Robustness of Viability Kernels and Resilience Basins

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 219-221