Read e-book online Aha... That is Interesting! : John H Holland, 85 Years Young PDF

By Jan W Vasbinder

ISBN-10: 9814619868

ISBN-13: 9789814619868

John Holland is among the few scientists, who all by means of themselves and through their objectives, helped swap the process technology and the wealth of human wisdom. there's rarely a box of technological know-how or difficulties, that isn't stricken by John's paintings on complexity and particularly, complicated adaptive structures. at the social gathering of his eighty fifth birthday, a lot of his neighbors wrote approximately John, approximately points of this outstanding guy that basically humans just about him can understand and tell.

This ebook collects these tales highlighting elements of the construction of complexity technology that may probably now not be present in the books on John's works.

The tales and anecdotes approximately his quests, his collaborators, and his neighbors, convey his significant brain, his boyish interest and explorative power, his philosophy of lifestyles, his huge, immense hospitality and average inclination to make friends.

Contents:

  • John Holland as Brother, Father, Uncle, buddy, Youngest guy, Poker participant, Boss, Colleague, instructor and Evolutionary Paradox
  • About Self Reproducing Automata, the realm of Economics, Genetic Algorithms, complicated Adaptive structures, Agent established Modeling
  • Poem, Poetry, His kind, Shoshin, A Tribute, First come upon, resource of notion, BACH crew, Para Limes

Readership: scholars, teachers and a person drawn to complexity technological know-how.
Key Features:

  • Gives a different perception into the area of individuals concerned about constructing complexity science
  • A relocating tribute to a privotal determine through associates, a lot of whom are popular scientists
  • Highlights a curious brain that has stayed younger for eighty five years

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