Download E-books Self-Organized Criticality: Emergent Complex Behavior in Physical and Biological Systems (Cambridge Lecture Notes in Physics) PDF

By Henrik Jeldtoft Jensen

Self-organized criticality (SOC) relies upon the concept that advanced habit can enhance spontaneously in definite multi-body platforms whose dynamics fluctuate without notice. This publication is a transparent and concise creation to the sector of self-organized criticality, and comprises an summary of the most examine effects. the writer starts with an exam of what's intended through SOC, and the structures within which it might happen. He then offers and analyzes machine types to explain a couple of structures, and he explains the several mathematical formalisms constructed to appreciate SOC. the ultimate bankruptcy assesses the influence of this box of research, and highlights a few key parts of recent learn. the writer assumes no prior wisdom of the sphere, and the e-book comprises numerous workouts. it is going to be perfect as a textbook for graduate scholars taking physics, engineering, or mathematical biology classes in nonlinear technological know-how or complexity.

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Download E-books Dynamiques complexes et morphogenèse : Introduction aux sciences non linéaires PDF

By Chaouqi Misbah

Les sciences non linéaires ont pour objet l'ensemble des phénomènes dont l'analyse résiste au principe de superposition. Elles concernent en grande partie les systèmes dits "complexes" dont l'interaction et l'interdépendance entre les events empêchent de prédire précisément l'évolution du système. Pour expliquer ces phénomènes, deux approches complémentaires ont été proposées : los angeles théorie des bifurcations et los angeles théorie des catastrophes. Mais los angeles pleine compréhension et l. a. modélisation de los angeles non-linéarité restent chacune un défi pour les scientifiques du XXIe siècle. C'est dans l. a. standpoint d'accompagner tous ceux qui voudront le relever que ce livre a été conçu. Son objectif est d'exposer au lecteur le langage et le formalisme nécessaires à l'étude de los angeles non-linéarité. Partant d'exemples simples, pour ensuite atteindre un niveau d'abstraction visant l'universalité, l'auteur discover les divers scénarios possibles de bifurcations et les catastrophes élémentaires caractéristiques du changement qualitatif de comportement d'un système ; l'étude de l'évolution temporelle est abordée à travers los angeles mise en équation de phénomènes aux strategies stationnaires ou oscillantes ; l'analyse de l'évolution spatiale des systèmes non linéaires nous introduit quant à elle au problème fascinant de los angeles morphogenèse. available dès le most appropriate cycle universitaire aux étudiants de toutes les disciplines concernées par les phénomènes non linéaires (physique, mathématiques, chimie, géologie, économie, etc.), cet ouvrage constituera aussi une synthèse riche et utile pour les enseignants et chercheurs de ces différents domaines.

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Download E-books Elementary Symbolic Dynamics and Chaos in Dissipative Systems PDF

By Bai-Lin Hao

This e-book is a monograph on chaos in dissipative platforms written for these operating within the actual sciences. Emphasis is on symbolic description of the dynamics and diverse features of the attractors, and written from the view-point of useful functions with no going into formal mathematical rigour. the writer used hassle-free arithmetic and calculus, and depended on actual instinct at any time when attainable. massive awareness is paid to numerical suggestions within the learn of chaos. a part of the publication relies at the guides of chinese language researchers, together with these of the author's collaborators.

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Download E-books The Dynamics of Control (Systems & Control: Foundations & Applications) PDF

By Fritz Colonius

This new text/reference is a superb source for the rules and purposes of regulate idea and nonlinear dynamics. All graduates, practitioners, and execs up to the mark conception, dynamical platforms, perturbation concept, engineering, physics and nonlinear dynamics will locate the booklet a wealthy resource of rules, equipment and functions. With its cautious use of examples and specific improvement, it's compatible to be used as a self-study/reference consultant for all scientists and engineers.

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Download E-books Analysis and Design of Nonlinear Control Systems: In Honor of Alberto Isidori PDF

This ebook is a tribute to Prof. Alberto Isidori at the celebration of his sixty fifth birthday. Prof. Isidori’s proli?c, pioneering and high-impact examine task has spanned over 35 years. all through his profession, Prof. Isidori has constructed ground-breaking effects, has initiated researchdirections and has contributed towardsthe foundationofnonlinear controltheory.In addition,his commitment to provide an explanation for complex concerns and di?cult thoughts in an easy and rigorous means and to encourage younger researchers has been instrumental to the highbrow development of the nonlinear regulate neighborhood around the world. the amount collects 27 contributions written through a complete of fifty two researchers. The vital writer of every contribution has been chosen one of the - searchers who've labored with Prof. Isidori, have in?uenced his learn task, or have had the privilege and honour of being his PhD scholars. The contributions handle a signi?cant variety of keep an eye on subject matters, together with th- retical matters, complex purposes, rising keep watch over instructions and educational works. the variety of the components coated, the variety of individuals and their overseas status supply facts of the effect of Prof. Isidori within the keep an eye on and structures idea groups. The e-book has been divided into six components: process research, Optimization equipment, suggestions layout, legislation, Geometric tools and Asymptotic research, re?ecting very important keep watch over parts which were strongly in- enced and, from time to time, pioneered through Prof. Isidori.

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Download E-books Control of Fluid Flow (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences) PDF

This monograph provides the cutting-edge of conception and purposes in fluid stream keep watch over, assembling contributions through best specialists within the box. The ebook covers quite a lot of fresh issues together with vortex established keep watch over algorithms, incompressible turbulent boundary layers, aerodynamic circulation keep an eye on, keep an eye on of combining and reactive circulate strategies or nonlinear modeling and keep watch over of combustion dynamics.

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Download E-books Modeling and Control of Complex Physical Systems: The Port-Hamiltonian Approach PDF

Energy alternate is a tremendous origin of the dynamics of actual structures, and, accordingly, within the learn of complicated multi-domain structures, methodologies that explicitly describe the topology of power exchanges are instrumental in structuring the modeling and the computation of the system's dynamics and its control.

This publication is the result of the eu undertaking "Geoplex" (FP5 IST-2001-34166) that studied and prolonged such process modeling and keep an eye on methodologies. This distinctive publication begins from the fundamental suggestion of port-based modeling, and extends it to port-Hamiltonian platforms. This accepted paradigm is utilized to numerous actual domain names, exhibiting its strength and unifying flexibility for actual multi-domain systems.

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Download E-books Optimal Boundary Control and Boundary Stabilization of Hyperbolic Systems (SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering) PDF

This short considers contemporary effects on optimum keep watch over and stabilization of structures ruled through hyperbolic partial differential equations, in particular these within which the keep watch over motion happens on the boundary.  The wave equation is used as a standard instance of a linear method, during which the writer explores preliminary boundary worth difficulties, strategies of tangible controllability, optimum distinctive regulate, and boundary stabilization.  Nonlinear platforms also are coated, with the Korteweg-de Vries and Burgers Equations serving as average examples.  to maintain the presentation as available as attainable, the writer makes use of the case of a approach with a nation that's outlined on a finite area period, in order that there are just boundary issues the place the procedure will be controlled.  Graduate and post-graduate scholars in addition to researchers within the box will locate this to be an available advent to difficulties of optimum keep watch over and stabilization.

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Download E-books Nonparametric Methods in Change Point Problems (Mathematics and Its Applications) PDF

The explosive improvement of data technology and expertise places in new difficulties concerning statistical facts research. those difficulties outcome from larger re­ quirements about the reliability of statistical judgements, the accuracy of math­ ematical versions and the standard of regulate in complicated structures. a brand new element of statistical research has emerged, heavily attached with one of many uncomplicated questions of cynergetics: tips on how to "compress" huge volumes of experimental information for you to extract the main useful details from facts saw. De­ tection of huge "homogeneous" segments of information permits one to spot "hidden" regularities in an object's habit, to create mathematical versions for every seg­ ment of homogeneity, to decide on a suitable keep an eye on, and so on. Statistical equipment facing the detection of alterations within the features of random approaches might be of significant use in some of these difficulties. those equipment have observed the speedy progress in facts starting from the center of our century. in accordance with a convention of greater than thirty years, we name this sphere of statistical research the "theory of change-point detection. " over the last fifteen years, we have now witnessed many intriguing advancements within the idea of change-point detection. New promising instructions of analysis have emerged, and standard tendencies have flourished anew. regardless of this, lots of the effects are greatly scattered within the literature and few monographs exist. a true want has arisen for up to date books which current an account of vital present learn developments, one among that's the idea of non parametric change--point detection.

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Download E-books The Innovation Butterfly: Managing Emergent Opportunities and Risks During Distributed Innovation (Understanding Complex Systems) PDF

Product and repair techniques are the results of collectively interacting artistic and coordination initiatives inside a method that has to stability technical judgements, industry flavor, body of workers administration, and stakeholder dedication. The constituent components of such structures are usually scattered throughout a number of organizations and around the globe and represent a fancy procedure including many interacting parts.

In the spirit of the "butterfly effect", metaphorically describing the sensitivity to initials stipulations of chaotic structures, this e-book builds an issue that "innovation butterflies" can, within the brief time period, take in a great deal of attempt and sap efficiencies inside person innovation initiatives. Such "innovation butterflies" should be brought on by way of exterior forces resembling executive laws or unforeseen spikes within the rate of simple items (such as oil), unforeseen shifts in marketplace tastes, or from a firm manager’s judgements or these of its opponents. Even the smallest swap, the smallest disruption, to the program can steer a company down an unpredictable and irreversibly various course when it comes to know-how and marketplace evolution.

In the longer term, they could shift the stability of the total innovation portfolio into unplanned instructions. extra importantly, we describe how innovation leaders can impression the emergent habit of the method for strong or in poor health.  

The first 1/2 the ebook attracts parallels from physics, economics, and sociology in addition to proof from a number of industries to explain the structural and behavioral explanations of emergent phenomena in innovation settings in addition to their usually unfavorable affects. within the moment half the e-book, we flip to allotted administration of innovation less than emergence. We express that innovation butterflies, if improperly controlled, mainly bring about adverse results. nevertheless, it's also argued that whereas the complexity of the innovation approach and the will to scan and check out new and emergent possible choices precludes special making plans, innovation leaders can truly tame innovation butterflies during the layout and implementation of applicable methods, options, instruments and management choices.

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