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Title Robust design : repertoire of biological, ecological, and engineering case studies / editor, Erica Jen
Published New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005
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Description 1 online resource (x, 295 pages) : illustrations
Series Santa Fe Institute studies in the sciences of complexity
Proceedings volume in the Santa Fe Institute studies in the sciences of complexity.
Contents Introduction / Erica Jen -- Stable or Robust? : What's the Difference? / Erica Jen -- Development Canalization, Stochasticity, and Robustness / R.C. Lewontin, Peter J.E. Goss -- Evolution of Phenotypic Robustness / Joachim Hermisson, Gunter P. Wagner -- Principles and Parameters of Molecular Robustness / David C. Krakauer, Joshua B. Plotkin -- Directing the Evolvable : Utilizing Robustness in Evolution / Christopher A. Voigt [and others] -- Robustness in Neuronal Systems : The Balance Between Homeostasis, Plasticity, and Modulation / Eve Marder, Dirk Bucher -- Cross-System Perspectives on the Ecology and Evolution of Resilience / Colleen T. Webb, Simon A. Levin -- Robustness in Ecosystems / Brian Walker [and others] -- Robustness in the History of Life? / Douglas H. Erwin -- Computation in the Wild / Stephanie Forrest [and others] -- Robustness and the Internet : Design and Evolution / Walter Willinger, John Doyle -- Robustness and the Internet : Theoretical Foundations / John C. Doyle [and others]
Summary Brings together 16 chapters by an eminent group of authors in a range of fields presenting aspects of robustness in biological, ecological, and computational systems. This volume also address robustness in biological, ecological, and computational systems
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes This edition in English
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Subject System theory.
Robust control.
Adaptation (Biology)
SCIENCE -- System Theory.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Operations Research.
Adaptation (Biology)
Robust control.
System theory.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Jen, Erica
LC no. 2004046502
ISBN 1423761685