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Title

Computer Simulations with Mathematica: Explorations in Complex Physical and Biological Systems
Authors

Richard J. Gaylord
Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department: Department of Material Science and Engineering
Paul R. Wellin
Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
Book information

Publisher: TELOS/Springer-Verlag
Copyright year: 1995
ISBN: 0387942742
Medium: Hardcover
Pages: 297
Out of print?: Y
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Contents

Random Walks | The Self-Avoiding Walk | Diffusion-Limited Aggregation | Spreading | Percolation Clusters | Ising ModelCellular Automata: Game of Life | Avalanches | Ising (Q2R) Model | Chemical Reactions | Neuron Excitation and Recovery | Traffic | Forest Fires and Reforestation | Complexity
Description

Demonstrates the use of computer simulation as a research tool in the sciences. Equal emphasis placed on the development of efficient Mathematica programs and on the visualization and numerical analysis of computer simulation results. Includes cross-platform CD-ROM that contains actual multimedia simulations.
Subjects

*Applied Mathematics > Visualization
*Mathematics > Discrete Mathematics > Cellular Automata
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