Anthro 179a Readings Packet for
- Human Complexity: Flows and Potentials
- Eleanora Robbins and Frank Hassler. 1998. Systems analysis to discover the underlying homeokinetics of complex systems (1-page)
- A. Iberall, F. Hassler, H. Soodak, D. Wilkinson. 2000. Invitation to an enterprise: from physics to world history to the study of civilizations. Comparative Civilizations Review 41:4-22.
- Scott Kelso. 1999. Strategies for finding relevant variables and their dynamics (1-pg) from:
Dynamic Patterns : The Self-Organization of Brain and Behavior
(Complex Adaptive Systems) J. A. Scott Kelso. Paperback 1995 Amazon Price: $30
- Diversity and Adaptability
- NSF Balinese water temples withstand tests of time and technology. Balinese
water temples (NSF Science nuggets) - see: discussion by Jonathan Sepe
- Lansing, J Steven and James N. Kremer. 1993. Emergent Properties of Balinese Water Temple Networks: Coadaptation on a Rugged Fitness Landscape. American Anthropologist 95:97-111.
- Evolving and Coevolving Systems and the Science of Diversity
Problems of Cooperativity
- Johnson, Norman L. and Veronique Longmire. 2000. The Science of Social Diversity. Los Alamos National Lab.
- Johnson, Norman L. 2000. pp.1-11&28-34: A Developmental View of Evolving Systems - Illustrated by a Model Problem. Artificial Life Journal 7.
- White, Douglas R. and Frank Harary. 2001. Abstract and Simulation Program: Collective Pathfinding and Co-evolution: A Graph Theoretic Model. Advances in Complex Systems (ACS).
Diversity and Uncertainty
Adamic, Lada A. Zipf, Power-laws, and Pareto - a ranking tutorial. Internet Ecologies Area. Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, Palo Alto
Media Briefings. 1997. Making Movies: How the Film Industry deals with the Uncertainty of Success. Royal Economic Society. London, England.
Modeling Adaptive dynamics
- Arthur, Brian. 1999. Complexity and the Economy. Science 284:107-109.
- Wolpert, David H. et al. 1999. Collective Intelligence for Control of Distributed Dynamical Systems. Europhysics Letters 49(6):708-715.
Complexity in Network Interactions
- CAR Project: Replication of Eight "Social Science" Simulation Models. Michael Cohen, Robert Axelrod, Rick Riolo