For Deeper Understanding

Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 320)


In this book, we have explained so far the importance of application of mechanism in life for designing the advanced ICT system by referring to the representative algorithms and information processing models. In this last chapter, we would like to briefly introduce the thoughts of Pascal, Darwin, and Einstein who have inspired us to aim at and study about nature and life. Science has been developed by many ancestors who were inspired by nature and life. We will also be able to explore a hint for new ideas from their thoughts. As an example peculiar to the real world, we take up the trends in the latest complex networks and the application to social networks.


Paradigm shift Scientific and technological revolution Hierarchy in nature and society Complex networks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kobe Research LaboratoriesNational Institute of Information and Communications TechnologyKobeJapan

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