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01.Process Physics: From Information Theory to Quantum Space and Matter
02.Dynamical Symmetry of the Kepler-Coulomb Problem in Classical and Quantum Mechanics: Non-Relativistic and Relativistic
03.Statistical and Condensed Matter Physics: Over the Horizon
04.Gravitoelectromagnetic Theories and their Applications to Advanced Science and Technology
05.Unification of Classical, Quantum and Relativistic Mechanics and of the Four Forces
06.Crossing in Complexity: Interdisciplinary Application of Physics in Biological and Social Systems
07.New Developments in String Theory Research
08.String Theory Research Progress
09.Quantum Mechanics
10.Current Topics in Quantum Field Theory Research
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Editors: Ignazio Licata (Institute for Scientific Methodology for Interdisciplinary Studies, Palermo) Ammar Sakaji (Ajman Univ. Abu Dhabi, UAE)
Book Description:
The developments of theoretical physics in the field of complex systems and emergence has evidenced that many mathematical methods and traditional approaches can migrate towards biological and social systems. The deep physical explanation of such new vitality is simple in its essence and has to be searched in the universality of the emergence processes typical of the Middle Way suggested by the prophetic works of Anderson, Pines and Laughlin. In particular, the systems based on competition and co-operation and their sustainable dependence on the environment - well-known to the physicists since the Ising classical model - have provided a great deal of conceptual suggestions for the study of biological and social economic processes.

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Table of Contents:

1) Living with Radical Uncertainty: The Exemplary Case of Folding Protein, pp. 1-9
(Ignazio Licata)

2) The Limits of Atomism, the Bohm Way of a New Ontology, pp. 11-19
(Ryo Morikawa)

3) Doing Mathematics about and with the Brain, pp. 21-55
(Michael Arbib)

4) Physics of Life from First Principles, pp. 57-132
(Michail Zak)

5) Theoretical Physics of DNA: New Ideas and Tendencies in
the Modeling of the DNA Nonlinear Dynamics, pp. 133-149
(Yakushevich L.V)

6) Mathematical and Data Mining Contributions to Dynamics and Optimization of Gene-Environment Networks, pp. 151-180
(Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber, Pakize Taylan , Basak Akteke-Oztürk, and Omür Ugur)

7) Folding Proteins:(How to Set up an Effcient Metrics for
Dealing with Complex Systems), pp. 181-190
(Alessandro Giuliani)

8) The (unfortunate) complexity of the economy, pp. 191-197

9) Evolution of Norms in a Multi-Level Selection Model of Conflict and Cooperation, pp. 199-212
(M. Pacheco, F. C. Santos and F. A. C. C. Chalub)

10) Dynamics of Coupled Players and the Evolution of Synchronous Cooperation-Dynamical Systems Games as General Frame for Systems Inter-Relationship, pp. 213-227
(Eizo Akiyama)

11) Fractal Time, Observer Perspectives and Levels of Description
in Nature, pp. 229-254
(Susie Vrobel)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 2nd quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10. COB, 264pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-037-4
   Status: AV
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