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Aggregation

Paul Charbonneau

in Natural Complexity: A Modeling Handbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176840
eISBN:
9781400885497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176840.003.0003
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter explores how naturally occurring inanimate structures grow by accretion of smaller-sized components, focusing on one specific accretion process: diffusion-limited aggregation (DLA). In ... More


The Fractal Self: Science, Philosophy, and the Evolution of Human Cooperation

John L. Culliney and David Jones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866617
eISBN:
9780824875763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866617.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

“The Fractal Self” traces fresh insights on the evolution of the universe from the Big Bang to sociobiology and human culture. The book posits that on every scale, complex structure and function and ... More


Introduction: From Chaos to Intimacy, A Primer

John L. Culliney and David Jones

in The Fractal Self: Science, Philosophy, and the Evolution of Human Cooperation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866617
eISBN:
9780824875763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866617.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Introduction first reviews basic principles of Chaos Theory and the Science of Complexity that have provided new ways of understanding self-organization and evolutionary change in the universe. ... More


Graphics for physicists

Joseph F. Boudreau and Eric S. Swanson

in Applied Computational Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198708636
eISBN:
9780191858598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198708636.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

While the visualization of data is critical for many scientific applications, the development of programs to render geometrical forms in real time, providing interactive control over viewpoint and ... More


Urban Geography

Stuart Aitken, Don Mitchell, and Lynn Staeheli

in Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233923
eISBN:
9780191917707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233923.003.0027
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

The study of urbanization processes and urban spaces is contentious and problematic. Different disciplines focus on different processes and ways of knowing, and urban life—its contexts and ... More


Present Directions and Future Research in Vadose Zone Hydrology

William A. Jury

in Vadose Zone Hydrology: Cutting Across Disciplines

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195109900
eISBN:
9780197561058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195109900.003.0021
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The last decade has been an active one for research in vadose zone hydrology (VZH). There are a host of new experimental devices, lots of new theories, and a bright new generation of scientists ... More


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