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ISCS 2013: Interdisciplinary Symposium on Complex Systems

  • Ali Sanayei
  • Ivan Zelinka
  • Otto E. Rössler

Part of the Emergence, Complexity and Computation book series (ECC, volume 8)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Complex Systems Science

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Robert L. Devaney
      Pages 3-8
    3. Stefan Thurner, Rudolf Hanel
      Pages 9-18
    4. Ivan Zelinka, Lenka Skanderova, Petr Saloun, Roman Senkerik, Michal Pluhacek
      Pages 29-46
    5. Otto E. Rössler
      Pages 47-56
    6. D. L. Stein, C. M. Newman
      Pages 57-63
    7. Roderick Edwards, Aude Maignan
      Pages 65-76
    8. Raimundas Jasinevicius, Vytautas Petrauskas
      Pages 77-87
    9. Tomas Brandejsky
      Pages 101-108
  3. Systemic Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Ivan Zelinka, Lenka Skanderova, Petr Saloun, Roman Senkerik, Michal Pluhacek
      Pages 131-139
    3. Juan Carlos Beltrán-Prieto, Karel Kolomazník
      Pages 141-149
    4. Ihor Lubashevsky, Arkady Zgonnikov, Dmitry Parfenov
      Pages 151-161
    5. Johan L. A. Dubbeldam
      Pages 173-177
    6. Ricardo Rodríguez, Adriana Mexicano, Salvador Cervantes, Jiri Bila, Rafael Ponce
      Pages 203-213
    7. Radko Kříž, Štěpán Kratochvíl
      Pages 215-226
    8. Andrey Lyushnin, Dmitry Bratsun
      Pages 245-251
  4. Systemic Networking

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Fabien Tarissan, Raphaëlle Nollez-Goldbach
      Pages 255-264
    3. Camelia Chira, Anca Andreica
      Pages 271-281
    4. Rudolf Hanel, Stefan Thurner
      Pages 283-289
    5. Petr Šaloun, Ivan Zelinka, Martin Hruzik
      Pages 299-306
    6. Juyeol Yun, Minseok Kang, Sehee Kim, Jung Hwa Chun, Chun-Ho Cho, Joon Kim
      Pages 307-317
  5. Complex Systems Science Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 319-319
    2. Burton Voorhees
      Pages 333-343
    3. Michal Pluhacek, Roman Senkerik, Ivan Zelinka, Donald Davendra
      Pages 357-367
    4. Roman Senkerik, Ivan Zelinka, Michal Pluhacek, Zuzana Kominkova Oplatkova, Roman Jasek
      Pages 369-378
    5. Maria K. Sayankina, Tatyana A. Smaglichenko, Wolfgang R. Jacoby
      Pages 387-393
    6. Alexander V. Smaglichenko, Lidia A. Sim, Andrey V. Gorbatikov
      Pages 395-400

About this book

Introduction

The book you hold in your hands is the outcome of the "ISCS 2013: Interdisciplinary Symposium on Complex Systems" held at the historical capital of Bohemia as a continuation of our series of symposia in the science of complex systems. Prague, one of the most beautiful European cities, has its own beautiful genius loci. Here, a great number of important discoveries were made and many important scientists spent fruitful and creative years to leave unforgettable traces. The perhaps most significant period was the time of Rudolf II who was a great supporter of the art and the science and attracted a great number of prominent minds to Prague. This trend would continue. Tycho Brahe, Niels Henrik Abel, Johannes Kepler, Bernard Bolzano, August Cauchy Christian Doppler, Ernst Mach, Albert Einstein and many others followed developing fundamental mathematical and physical theories or expanding them. Thus in the beginning of the 17th century, Kepler formulated here the first two of his three laws of planetary motion on the basis of Tycho Brahe’s observations. In the 19th century, nowhere differentiable continuous functions (of a fractal character) were constructed here by Bolzano along with a treatise on infinite sets, titled “Paradoxes of Infinity” (1851). Weierstrass would later publish a similar function in 1872. In 1842, Doppler as a professor of mathematics at the Technical University of Prague here first lectured about a physical effect to bear his name later. And the epoch-making physicist Albert Einstein – while being a chaired professor of theoretical physics at the German University of Prague – arrived at the decisive steps of his later finished theory of general relativity during the years 1911–1912. In Prague, also many famous philosophers and writers accomplished their works; for instance, playwright arel ape coined the word "robot" in Prague (“robot” comes from the Czech word “robota” which means “forced labor”).

Keywords

Complexity Computation in Nature Emergence

Editors and affiliations

  • Ali Sanayei
    • 1
  • Ivan Zelinka
    • 2
  • Otto E. Rössler
    • 3
  1. 1.University of TübingenTübingenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceVŠB-Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic
  3. 3.Institute of Physical and Theoretical ChemistryUniversity of TübingenTübingenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-45438-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-45437-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-45438-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-7287
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-7295
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