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Appendix A: Reading list

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    The following are selected books related to topics in this book. Most are written for a non-technical audience.

    • Axelrod, Robert, Complexity of Cooperation, Princeton University Press, 1997.
    • Axelrod, RobertThe Evolution of Cooperation, Basic Books, 2006.
    • Bak, Per How Nature Works, Copernicus (Springer), 1996.
    • Barabási, Albert-László, Linked, Perseus Books Group, 2002.
    • Buchanan, Mark, Nexus, W. W. Norton & Company, 2002.
    • Dawkins, Richard, The Selfish Gene, Oxford University Press, 2016.
    • Epstein, Joshua and Axtell, Robert, Growing Artificial Societies, Brookings Institution Press & MIT Press, 1996.
    • Fisher, Len, The Perfect Swarm, Basic Books, 2009.
    • Flake, Gary William, The Computational Beauty of Nature, MIT Press 2000.
    • Goldstein, Rebecca, Incompleteness, W. W. Norton & Company, 2005.
    • Goodwin, Brian How the Leopard Changed Its Spots, Princeton University Press, 2001.
    • Holland, John, Hidden Order, Basic Books, 1995.
    • Johnson, Steven, Emergence, Scribner, 2001.
    • Kelly, Kevin, Out of Control, Basic Books, 2002.
    • Kosko, Bart, Fuzzy Thinking, Hyperion, 1993.
    • Levy, Steven Artificial Life, Pantheon, 1992.
    • Mandelbrot, Benoit, Fractal Geometry of Nature, Times Books, 1982.
    • McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch, The Theory That Would Not Die, Yale University Press, 2011.
    • Mitchell, Melanie, Complexity: A Guided Tour. Oxford University Press, 2009.
    • Waldrop, M. Mitchell Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos, Simon & Schuster, 1992.
    • Resnick, Mitchell, Turtles, Termites, and Traffic Jams, Bradford, 1997.
    • Rucker, Rudy, The Lifebox, the Seashell, and the Soul, Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2005.
    • Sawyer, R. Keith, Social Emergence: Societies as Complex Systems, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
    • Schelling, Thomas, Micromotives and Macrobehaviors, W. W. Norton & Company, 2006.
    • Strogatz, Steven, Sync, Hachette Books, 2003.
    • Watts, Duncan, Six Degrees, W. W. Norton & Company, 2003.
    • Wolfram, Stephen, A New Kind Of Science, Wolfram Media, 2002.

    Appendix A: Reading list is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by LibreTexts.

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