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It presented a very good history of chaos theory and its development from quirky art into a legitimate branch of science.
I ended up spending about a week or so reading the book, a long time for me, because it takes time to digest some of the material and understand what it is saying.
On the other hand there were other parts that went very fast, but whatever effort you put into reading this book is well worth it.
This book changed my life. I was 18, and preparing for the last exam of high school. This book was landed to me by a high school professor and I blasted through it. Read morePublished 19 days ago by don Pedro
Not a bad account of the development of chaos theory, but jumps around quite a bit, while at the same time leaving out some of the key players in what is now pretty universally... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Terry A Eddy
First time I came across with this book I was 15 years old and was roaming at an used bookstore. I bought it because the tittle seemed interesting and started reading. Read morePublished 5 months ago by André da Costa Ramos
My background is electrical engineering, and I really liked this book. It presented a very good history of chaos theory and its development from quirky art into a legitimate... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Johnny
This is the classic reference book that described the history and development of thought with regard to chaotic systems. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Steven Daut
I have a paper copy from around 20 years, and this Kindle version surprised me
It includes an amazing variety of images (same as in the printed edition) including fractals and... Read more
This book is a good high-level coverage of the history and motivation for Chaos theory, fractals, and earlier predecessors such as Koch Curve and Cantor set. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Victor J. Grazi
Chaos, like String Theory, is a purely Mathematical Construct with applications for several different scientific disciplines. Read morePublished 12 months ago by LastRanger