Networked Economy


This book explores the transformation of advanced economies into a new form of information based networked model. The book provides insight, analysis, and recommendations to help researchers and organizations better understand and respond to current structural

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Political Complexity Book


Political Complexity Download Book We live in times of profound political transformation, as Industrial Age social organization gives way to the emergence of a new form of networks society, political organization, in turn, is entering into a new period of disruption and [...]

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Systems Ecology Book


This book is an introduction to the area of systems ecology, the application of systems theory to the study of ecosystems. Systems ecology uses mathematical modeling and computation to try and understand the networks of interactions between biotic and abiotic elements that give rise to the complex system of an ecology on all scales, from modeling the flow of energy within a microbial ecosystem to trying to understand the nonlinear dynamics of earth’s entire biosphere. Taking an integrative and interdisciplinary approach it bridges many areas from physics and biology to the social sciences. Whereas traditional ecology has studied ecosystems with little reference to human society,

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Systems Design Book


This book is an introduction to the application of complexity theory to the design and engineering of systems within the context of the 21st century. From the bigger picture of why we should care to key architectural considerations,

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