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Theoretical biology and complexity

Theoretical biology and complexity

three essays on the natural philosophy of complex systems

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Published by Academic Press in Orlando, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biological systems,
  • Biological systems -- Measurement,
  • System theory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Robert Rosen.
    ContributionsRichardson, I. W., 1932-, Louie, Aloisius Ho-Yin., Rosen, Robert, 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH311 .T48 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 210 p. :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2858878M
    ISBN 100125972806
    LC Control Number84021568

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