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Catastrophe Theory and Bifurcation (Routledge Revivals): by Alan Wilson

By Alan Wilson

Mathematical versions have lengthy been utilized by geographers and neighborhood scientists to discover the operating of city and neighborhood structures, through a method the place the equilibrium element adjustments slowly and easily because the parameters swap slowly and easily. although, this all replaced with the appearance of disaster idea and bifurcation, which enabled the advance of versions the place a rather unexpected switch within the place of the equilibrium element effects from a sluggish, small, soft switch in a single or extra parameters.

First released in 1981, this reissue of Professor Wilson’s vintage learn outlines the consequences of those mathematical versions for geography and nearby technological know-how, in terms of a survey of latest functions.

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