How Nature Works

Author: Per Bak
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Bak writes with such ease and lucidity, and his ideas are so intriguing...essential reading for those interested in complex systems...it will reward a sufficiently skeptical reader.

Self Organized Criticality In Earth Systems

Author: Stefan Hergarten
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W. H. Freeman & Co., San Francisco Bak P (1996) How Nature Works - the
Science of Self-Organized Criticality. Copernicus, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,
New York Bak P, Chen K, Tang C (1990) A forest-fire model and some thoughts
on turbulence. Phys Lett A 147:297-300 Bak P, Tang C (1989) Earthquakes as a
self-organized critical phenomenon. J Geophys Res 94:15,635-15,637 Bak P,
Tang C, Wiesenfeld K (1987) Self-organized criticality. An explanation of 1/f noise
. Phys Rev ...

How Nature Works

Author: Ivan Zelinka
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Ethics 77(1), 85–97 (2007) J.H. Miller, S.E. Page, Complex Adaptive Systems: An
Introduction to Computational Models of Social Life (Princeton University Press,
Princeton, 2007) P. Bak, How Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organized
Criticality (Copernicus, New York, 1996) A.T. Stephen, O. Toubia, Soc. Netw. 31(
4), 262–270 (2009) C. Anderson, The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is
Selling Less of More (Hyperion, New York, 2006) M.J. Newman, Contemp. Phys.
46(5) ...

Selforganised Criticality And Predictability In Atmospheric Flows

Author: Amujuri Mary Selvam
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... Ramsperger, U., Maier, U., Pescia, D.: Experimental confirmation of universality
for a phase transition in two dimensions. Nature 378, 597–600 (1995) Bak, P.:
How nature works: the science of self-organized criticality. Copernicus, New York
(1996). 212 pp Bak, P., Chen, K.: The physics of fractals. Phys. D 38, 5–12 (1989)
Bak, P., Chen, K.: Self-organized criticality. Sci. Am. Jan., 26–33 (1991) Bak, P.,
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Encyclopedia Of Geomorphology

Author: Andrew Goudie
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Self-organized criticality is an approach to understanding non-linear systems
initiated by Per Bak and colleagues, as explained in his book How Nature Works
(Bak 1997). Self-organized criticality is one of a whole ... There are, however,
many concepts of self-organization used in science which have subtly different
meanings and which are based on different interpretations of natural systems (as
elucidated for geomorphology by Phillips 1999). Geomorphologists have used a
range of ...

Networks In Society

Author: Robert Stocker
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The Science of Structure: Synergetics (Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York).
Green, D. G. (1993). Emergent behaviour in biological systems. Complexity
International 1. www.csu.edu.au/ci/vol1/David.Green/paper.html Bak, P., Tang, C.
, and Weisenfeld, K. (1987). Self-organized criticality: an explanation of 1/f noise.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 59, pp. 381–384. Bak, P. (1999). How Nature Works: The
Science of Self-Organized Criticality (Springer-Verlag Telos). Reprint edition. 26.
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Discontinuities In Ecosystems And Other Complex Systems

Author: Craig R. Allen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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Bailey, R. G. 1998. Ecoregions Map of North America. U.S. Department of
Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service Miscellaneous Publication no.1548.
Washington, D.C.: USDA. Bak, P. 1996. How Nature Works: The Science of Self-
Organized Criticality. New York: Copernicus. Bak, P., C. Tang, and K. Wiesenfeld.
1988. Self-organized criticality. Physical Review A 38:364–374. Baker, W. L.
1993. Spatially heterogeneous multiscale response of landscapes to fire
suppression. Oikos 66:66–71 ...

More Than You Know

Author: Michael J. Mauboussin
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023151347X
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These include self-organized criticality, highly optimized tolerance (HOT), and the
Gibrat process. Not all of these processes are mutually exclusive. 8. Per Bak,
How Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organized Criticality (New York: Springer
-Verlag, 1996), 1–3. 9. Robert Axtell, “The Emergence of Firms in a Population of
Agents: Local Increasing Returns, Unstable Nash Equilibria, and Power Law Size
Distributions,” Brookings Institution, Center on Social and Economics Working ...

Handbook Of Crystal Growth

Author: Peter Rudolph
Publisher: Elsevier
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dissipative structures to order through fluctuations. New York: Wiley; 1977. 491 p.
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Sci 1987 ... nature works, the science of self-organized criticality. New York:
Copernicus Press; 1996. 212 p. Hollister LS. Am Mineral 1970;55:742. Dowty E.
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An Introduction To Socio Finance

Author: Jørgen Vitting Andersen
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84,406 (1994) 10. K.-H. Bae, G.A. Karolyi, R.M. Stulz, A new approach to
measuring financial contagion. Rev. Financ. Stud. 16(3), 717–763 (2003) 11. P.
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criticality: an explanation of 1=f noise. Phys. Rev. Lett. 59,381–384 (1987). doi:
10.1103 13. E. Balogh, I. Simonsen, B. Nagy, Z. Neda, Persistent collective trends
in stock markets'.