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Author Jen, Erica

Title Robust Design : a Repertoire of Biological, Ecological, and Engineering Case Studies
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (306 pages .)
Series Engineering case studies online
Contents Introduction; Stable or Robust? What's the Difference?; Development Canalization, Stochasticity, and Robustness; Evolution of Phenotypic Robustness; Principles and Parameters of Molecular Robustness; Directing the Evolvable: Utilizing Robustness in Evolution; Robustness in Neuronal Systems: The Balance Between Homeostasis, Plasticity, and Modulation; Cross-System Perspectives on the Ecology and Evolution of Resilience; Robustness in Ecosystems; Robustness in the History of Life?; Computation in the Wild; Robustness and the Internet: Design and Evolution
Robustness and the Internet: Theoretical FoundationsIndex
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
Print version record
Subject Adaptation (Biology)
Robust control.
System theory.
Adaptation, Biological
Systems Theory
Adaptation (Biology)
Robust control.
System theory.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781433701016