By Reuben R. McDaniel Jr., Dean J. Driebe

Complexity technological know-how has been a resource of recent perception in actual and social structures and has verified that unpredictability and shock are primary points of the area round us. This ebook is the result of a dialogue assembly of major students and important thinkers with services in advanced platforms sciences and leaders from various organisations, subsidized by way of the Prigogine heart on the collage of Texas at Austin and the Plexus Institute, to discover thoughts for knowing uncertainty and shock. in addition to contributions to the convention, it encompasses a key digest via the editors in addition to a observation via the past due nobel laureate Ilya Prigogine, "Surprises in 1/2 a century". The publication is meant for researchers and scientists in complexity technology, in addition to for a large interdisciplinary viewers of either practitioners and students. it's going to good serve these drawn to the study concerns and within the program of complexity technological know-how to actual and social platforms.

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