• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The books you love, the emails you want
Time is running out, opt in before 25 May or you'll stop hearing from us
Yes Please
Catastrophe Theory and Bifurcation: Applications to Urban and Regional Systems (Hardback)
  • Catastrophe Theory and Bifurcation: Applications to Urban and Regional Systems (Hardback)
zoom

Catastrophe Theory and Bifurcation: Applications to Urban and Regional Systems (Hardback)

(author)
£125.00
Hardback 332 Pages / Published: 28/07/2011
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

Mathematical models have long been used by geographers and regional scientists to explore the working of urban and regional systems, via a system where the equilibrium point changes slowly and smoothly as the parameters change slowly and smoothly. However, this all changed with the advent of catastrophe theory and bifurcation, which enabled the development of models where a quite sudden change in the position of the equilibrium point results from a slow, small, smooth change in one or more parameters.

First published in 1981, this reissue of Professor Wilson's classic study outlines the implications of these mathematical models for geography and regional science, by way of a survey of contemporary applications.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415687829
Number of pages: 332
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 197 x 133 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

`An excellent book ... His exposition treads the fine line with great care and honesty, telling the reader exactly where imaginative and provocative speculation begin, where well-thought-out "recasting" of previous ideas are solidly based. A major strength is the way Wilson has integrated text and diagram - even a reader without much mathematical background will be able to "see" the ideas.' - Peter R. Gould

You may also be interested in...

16" Light Blue Political Inflatable Globe
Added to basket
A Dictionary of Human Geography
Added to basket
Geography and Trade
Added to basket
£24.00
Paperback
Capital
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Cultural Geography Reader
Added to basket
China Goes Global
Added to basket
The New North
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Space And Place
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Upgrade Your Italian
Added to basket
Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
The Making Of The British Landscape
Added to basket
India: the road ahead
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
A Dictionary of Geography
Added to basket
How to Read Houses
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Venezuela
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Making Of The British Landscape
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.