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Scale : the universal laws of growth, innovation, sustainability, and the pace of life in organisms, cities, economies, and companies (2018)

"From one of the most influential scientists of our time, a dazzling exploration of the hidden laws that govern the life cycle of everything from plants and animals to the cities we live in."

Artificial Life

Artificial life as a tool for biological inquiry; Cooperation and community structure in artificial ecosystems; Extended molecular evolutionary biology: artificial life bridging the gap between chemistry and biology; Visual models of morphogenesis; The artificial life roots of artificial intelligence; Toward synthesizing artificial neural networks that exhibit cooperative intelligence behavior

Adaptive environmental assessment and management (Book, 2004)

[C S Holling; Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement.;]

Theory of Games and Economic Behavior

This is the classic work upon which modern-day game theory is based. What began more than sixty years ago as a modest proposal that a mathematician and an economist write a short paper together blossomed, in 1944, when Princeton University Press published Theory of Games and Economic Behavior.

Theory of games and economic behaviour. (Book, 1972)

[John von Neumann; Oskar Morgenstern]

INTRODUCTION TO CYBERNETICS. (Book, 2015)

[W ROSS ASHBY]

Collaborative Planning : Shaping Places in Fragmented Societies

Collaborative planning : shaping places in fragmented societies. [Patsy Healey] (Book, 2006)

The Evolution of Cooperation

The evolution of cooperation. [Robert M Axelrod]

Nonlinear dynamics and chaos : with applications to physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]

Get this from a library! Nonlinear dynamics and chaos : with applications to physics, biology, chemistry, and engineering. [Steven Henry Strogatz]

The origins of order : self-organization and selection in evolution (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]

Get this from a library! The origins of order : self-organization and selection in evolution. [Stuart A Kauffman]

Synergetics : an introduction : nonequilibrium phase transitions and self-organization in physics, chemistry, and biology (Book, 1978) [WorldCat.org]

Synergetics : an introduction : nonequilibrium phase transitions and self-organization in physics, chemistry, and biology. [H Haken]

The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception

Chapter 8 of this book deals with the theory of affordances.

The landscape urbanism reader (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]

Get this from a library! The landscape urbanism reader. [Charles Waldheim;]

Cities and complexity : understanding cities with cellular automata, agent-based models, and fractals

Get this from a library! Cities and complexity : understanding cities with cellular automata, agent-based models, and fractals. [Michael Batty] -- Michael Batty offers a comprehensive view of urban dynamics in the context of complexity theory, presenting models that demonstrate how complexity theory can embrace a myriad of processes and ...

Intensive science and virtual philosophy (eBook, 2002) [WorldCat.org]

Get this from a library! Intensive science and virtual philosophy. [Manuel De Landa] -- Intensive Science and Virtual Philosophy cuts to the heart of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and of todayÆs science wars. At the start of the 21st Century, Deleuze is now regarded as the most ...

Urban complexity and spatial strategies : towards a relational planning for our times (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]

Get this from a library! Urban complexity and spatial strategies : towards a relational planning for our times. [Patsy Healey]

Global complexity (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]

John Urry relates global intensities to CAS features.

Tactical urbanism : short-term action for long-term change (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]

Get this from a library! Tactical urbanism : short-term action for long-term change. [Mike Lydon; Anthony Garcia] -- In the twenty-first century, cities worldwide must respond to a growing and diverse population, ever-shifting economic conditions, new technologies, and a changing climate. Short-term, ...