Simple lessons from complexity

Nigel Goldenfeld, Leo P. Kadanoff

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Abstract

The complexity of the world is contrasted with the simplicity of the basic laws of physics. In recent years, considerable study has been devoted to systems that exhibit complex outcomes. This experience has not given us any new laws of physics, but has instead given us a set of lessons about appropriate ways of approaching complex systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-89
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume284
Issue number5411
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2 1999

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Simple lessons from complexity. / Goldenfeld, Nigel; Kadanoff, Leo P.

In: Science, Vol. 284, No. 5411, 02.04.1999, p. 87-89.

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Goldenfeld, Nigel ; Kadanoff, Leo P. / Simple lessons from complexity. In: Science. 1999 ; Vol. 284, No. 5411. pp. 87-89.
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