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Structure in complexity theory

Structure in complexity theory

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Special issue. Papers in this issue appeared in preliminary form at the Fifth Annual IEEE Computer Society Conference on Structure in Complexity Theory held on July 8-11, 1990, at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.

Statementguest editor: A.L. Selman.
SeriesTheoretical computer science -- vol.107 (1)
ContributionsSelman, Alan L., Structure in Complexity Theory Conference, (5th : 1990 : Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19429709M

Keywords: nonlinear dynamics, chaos theory, complexity The concepts of complexity and chaos are being increasingly invoked in the health sciences literature (general treatments are outlined in references 1, 2, 3).Cited by: This book is devoted to the analysis of the structure of complex networks by combining results from algebraic, topological, and extremal graph theory with statistical and molecular physics, as well as with contributions from mathematical chemistry, biology, and social sciences. It is divided into two parts consisting of twelve chapters dedicated to the development of theoretic tools for . This volume of the “Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science, Second Edition” (ECSS), introduces the fundamental physical and mathematical concepts underlying the theory of Available Formats: Hardcover eReference Book with Online Access. Several years, many more bottles, so many papers, and reductions later it [3] seemed that we had unwittingly stumbled upon what we believe is a truly central and new area of complexity theory. It seemed to us that the material would be of great interest to people working in areas where exact algorithms for a small range of parameters are.


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