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Title Complex science for a complex world : exploring human ecosystems with agents / Pascal Perez and David Batten (editors).

Imprint Canberra : ANU E Press, 2006.


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 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xv, 334 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Building a New Science for a Complex World. Complex Science for a Complex World: An Introduction -- Towards a New Ontology of Complexity Science -- Agents, Icons and Idols -- The Uncertain Fate of Self-Defeating Systems -- The Structure of Social Networks -- Integration and Implementation Sciences: Building a New Specialisation -- Part II. Exploring National Research Priorities with Agents -- Sustainability Assessment of Housing Developments: A New Methodology -- WISDOM-II: A Network Centric Model for Warfare -- Managing Agricultural Pest and Disease Incursions: An Application of Agent-Based Modelling -- SimDrug: A Multi-Agent System Tackling the Complexity of Illicit Drug Markets in Australia -- NEMSIM: Finding Ways to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Using Multi-Agent Electricity Modelling -- AtollGame: A Companion Modelling Experience in the Pacific -- Multiple-Use Management Strategy Evaluation for Coastal Marine Ecosystems Using InVitro -- Rangeland Consolidation Patterns in Australia: An Agent-Based Modelling Approach.
Summary Purpose is to attract more early career scientists into the editors' field of research and to convince decision-makers that a growing contingent of colleagues working on complexity theory can provide useful tools and methods to better understand complex and adaptive environments.
Language English.
Subject Human ecology.
Biology, life sciences.
Ecological science, the Biosphere.
Life sciences: general issues.
Mathematics and science.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology.
Human ecology. (OCoLC)fst00962941
Indexed Term Ecology & environmental science (Australia)
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Perez, Pascal, 1961-
Batten, David F.
Other Form: Print version: 1920942386
ISBN 9781920942397 (electronic bk.)
1920942394 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000040277842
AU@ 000051576116
AU@ 000058392050
AU@ 000060580809
GBVCP 1008650757
GBVCP 865752141

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