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The Crash.: PBS Video, c1999. AVMC: VIDEO/C 6985


Addison, Paul S. (1997). Fractals and Chaos: An Illustrated Course, IOP, ISBN: 0750304006

Briggs, John C. (1992) Fractals: The Patterns of Chaos. Simon & Schuster ISBN: 0671742175

Briggs, J., Peat, F.D. (1989). Turbulent Mirror. Harper and Row, New York

Bak, P. (1996). How nature works. Springer, New York

Cambel., A.B. (1993). Applied Chaos Theory. Academic Press, San Diego

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Casti, J.L. (1994). Complexification. HarperCollins, New York

Cohen, J., Stewart, I. (1994). The Collapse of Chaos. Penguin Books, New York

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Articles: (some links may be available only through UCB or require payment $)

Fontana, W., Balati, S. (1999). Complexity: Why the sudden fuss. Complexity, 4 (3) 14

Liebovitz, L., Scheurle, D. (2000). Two Lessons from Fractals and Chaos. Complexity, 5 (4), 34

Horgan, J. (1995). From Complexity to Perplexity. Scientific American, June 1995, pp. 104ff ($)

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Jurgens H.; Peitgen H.O.; Saupe D.. (1990). The Language of Fractals. Scientific American, 1990 Aug, V263 N2:60-67.

Goldberger A.; Rigney D.R.; West B.J. (1990). Chaos and Fractals in Human Physiology. Scientific American, 1990 Feb, V262 N2:43-49.

Science, vol 284, 2 April 1999 - a special issue devoted to complexity

Shermer, M. (1997). The Crooked Timber of History, Complexity, 2 (6), 23

Chua L.O, Hasler M. (eds.) (1993). Special Issue on Chaos in Nonlinear Electronic Circuits .A. Tutorials and Reviews. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems. Oct, 1993, V40(N10)


sci.nonlinear FAQ - a collection of brief answers and further links

The Chaos Hyperbook - very good and readable resource on many relevant topics

Fractal Dimension Analyser and a discussion from the Charles Stuart University in Australia

Visual Models of Morphogenesis - a good text on DLA (Ch. 5 and 6) from University of Calgary

Home of complexity at Charles Stuart University

Complexity - A popular (though not easy) scientific journal

Complexity International - leading on-line scholarly (technical) journal (again from Charles Stuart U.)

Santa Fe Institute - a leading think tank and educational institution

The Ilya Prigogine Center for Studies in Statistical Mechanics and Complex Systems - another leading center founded by Nobel laureate Ilya Prigogine

Images of Chaos at - a fun site with a lot of graphics and many links

Repository of Research Papers at LANL - vast collection on various topics

Probably the best collection of links to Mandebrot and Julia sets