Crashes, crises, and calamities : how we can use science to read the early-warning signs.

Drawing on ecology and biology, math and physics, the author offers four fundamental tools that scientists and engineers use to forecast the likelihood of sudden change: stability, catastrophe, complexity, and game theories.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Fisher, Len
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, N.Y.: Basic Books, 2011.
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Description
Summary:Drawing on ecology and biology, math and physics, the author offers four fundamental tools that scientists and engineers use to forecast the likelihood of sudden change: stability, catastrophe, complexity, and game theories.
Physical Description:233 p.: ill..
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780465021024