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By Jan W Vasbinder

John Holland is among the few scientists, who all by way of themselves and by means of their objectives, helped swap the process technology and the wealth of human wisdom. there's not often a box of technology or difficulties, that's not plagued by John's paintings on complexity and specifically, advanced adaptive platforms. at the social gathering of his eighty fifth birthday, lots of his pals wrote approximately John, approximately elements of this striking guy that purely humans just about him can be aware of and tell.

This booklet collects these tales highlighting facets of the construction of complexity technological know-how that may probably now not be present in the books on John's works.

The tales and anecdotes approximately his quests, his collaborators, and his associates, express his exceptional brain, his boyish interest and explorative power, his philosophy of existence, his huge, immense hospitality and usual inclination to make friends.

Contents:

  • John Holland as Brother, Father, Uncle, good friend, Youngest guy, Poker participant, Boss, Colleague, instructor and Evolutionary Paradox
  • About Self Reproducing Automata, the realm of Economics, Genetic Algorithms, complicated Adaptive platforms, Agent established Modeling
  • Poem, Poetry, His variety, Shoshin, A Tribute, First come upon, resource of thought, BACH staff, Para Limes

Readership: scholars, teachers and someone attracted to complexity technology.
Key Features:

  • Gives a special perception into the realm of individuals excited by constructing complexity science
  • A relocating tribute to a privotal determine by means of acquaintances, lots of whom are popular scientists
  • Highlights a curious brain that has stayed younger for eighty five years

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