Unlike many books on complexity, this book is easy to read and highly accessible to general readers.
To be fair, the author mentions that the claims made here are a bit controversial, but I find this part a bit disingenuous to say the least.
Melanie Mitchell provides an excellent survey of the emerging field of complexity, much like her Introduction to Genetic Algorithms.
Excellent summary of the state-of-the-art in multidisciplinary complexity science while also being thoroughly readable and enjoyable. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Vladimir Zuzukin
I was disappointed in that she presented so much detail on the tools being used such as genetics, genetic algorithms, chaos theory, etc. rather than complexity per se.Published 2 months ago by Leanne Jump
A god reading on subject. Not a textbook, consider it as entertainment.Published 2 months ago by Alexander Y Nazarenko
This is not an encyclopedia. To appreciate it, you will have to spend just a little time considering what Dr. Mitchell has to present. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sri Ahimsa
This is a very well written book that gives a very broad overview of what Complexity Theory is and how it can be applied in different scientific disciplines as well as our... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Carlos Gonzalez
The book is very well-written and its content is in the right depth.Published 4 months ago by Thiago Rigo
The clearest exposition of this topic I've found, in part a history of the investigation into the topic from Aristotle to chaos to complexity, from Newton to Heisenberg. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Richard L. Rankin