Complexity. A Very Short Introduction

Complexity. A Very Short Introduction

What is complexity? When and why does it arise? How are complex systems different from complicated ones? A simple introduction to the basics, plus a short conference wrap-up. (Talk at Mind the Progress, June 2019)

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Wolfgang Wopperer-Beholz

June 14, 2019
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