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Where threads abt chaos & complexity?

  1. Aug 24, 2004 #1
    Hello, I don't see any specific forum about chaos, self-organised complexity, emergence etc

    Are there any particular reasons why?
    How is currently the status / reputation of these fields among scientists?
    Time ago I read that they couldn't yet deploy any actual theorems in the mathematical sense, but just a few rough principles. How is the situation so far?

    In which forum/s are such issues mostly posted?

    TX !
     
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  3. Aug 24, 2004 #2

    Tom Mattson

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    It's a subject of good repute, but it doesn't get enough attention at Physics Forums to warrant its own Forum. If you're talking about chaos and complexity as a purely mathematical theory, then the Differential Equations Forum is probably the most appropriate place, as chaos is most closely associated with that. If you're talking about applying it to scientific problems, then you might put your topic in (for example) Biology (for evolution), Systems Engineering (for dynamic systems), etc....
     
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