Sync:How Order Emerges From Chaos In the Universe, Nature, and Daily Life

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出版社: Hyperion
2004-04
ISBN: 9780786887217
定价: 128.10
装帧: 平装
开本: 其他
纸张: 其他
页数: 352页
正文语种: 英语
  • Thetendencytosynchronizemaybethemostmysteriousandpervasivedriveinallofnature.Ithasintriguedsomeofthemostbrilliantmindsofthe20thcentury,includingAlbertEinstein,RichardFeynman,NorbertWiener,BrianJosephson,andArthurWinfree.
    Atonceelegantandriveting,Synctellsthestoryofthedawnofanewscience.StevenStrogatz,aleadingmathematicianinthefieldsofchaosandcomplexitytheory,explainshowenormoussystemscansynchronizethemselves,fromtheelectronsinasuperconductortothepacemakercellsinourhearts.Heshowsthatalthoughthesephenomenamightseemunrelatedonthesurface,atadeeperlevelthereisaconnection,forgedbytheunifyingpowerofmathematics.

    StevenStrogatzreceivedhisdoctoratefromHarvardUniversityandservedonthefacultiesofHarvardandMITbeforebecomingaprofessorofappliedmathematicsatCornellUniversityin1994.Widelyrecognizedforhisgroundbreakingdiscoveriesinchaosandcomplexitytheory,hehasreceivednumerousawardsthroughouthiscareer,includingMIT'shighestteachingprizeandaPresidentialYoungInvestigatorAwardfromtheWhiteHouse.HelivesinIthaca,NewYork.
  • 内容简介:
    Thetendencytosynchronizemaybethemostmysteriousandpervasivedriveinallofnature.Ithasintriguedsomeofthemostbrilliantmindsofthe20thcentury,includingAlbertEinstein,RichardFeynman,NorbertWiener,BrianJosephson,andArthurWinfree.
    Atonceelegantandriveting,Synctellsthestoryofthedawnofanewscience.StevenStrogatz,aleadingmathematicianinthefieldsofchaosandcomplexitytheory,explainshowenormoussystemscansynchronizethemselves,fromtheelectronsinasuperconductortothepacemakercellsinourhearts.Heshowsthatalthoughthesephenomenamightseemunrelatedonthesurface,atadeeperlevelthereisaconnection,forgedbytheunifyingpowerofmathematics.

  • 作者简介:
    StevenStrogatzreceivedhisdoctoratefromHarvardUniversityandservedonthefacultiesofHarvardandMITbeforebecomingaprofessorofappliedmathematicsatCornellUniversityin1994.Widelyrecognizedforhisgroundbreakingdiscoveriesinchaosandcomplexitytheory,hehasreceivednumerousawardsthroughouthiscareer,includingMIT'shighestteachingprizeandaPresidentialYoungInvestigatorAwardfromtheWhiteHouse.HelivesinIthaca,NewYork.
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