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The contexts of non-linear history

The contexts of non-linear history

essays in honour of Tekena Tamuno

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Published by Sefer in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigeria -- Historiography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesNon-linear history
    Statementedited by Dele Layiwola, Olawale Albert and Bernard Muller.
    ContributionsLayiwola, Dele., Albert, Isaac O., Müller, Bernard., Tamuno, Tekena N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT515.55 .C66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 398 p. :
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24025167M
    ISBN 109788059163
    ISBN 109789788059165
    LC Control Number2009404273

    Computers and graphing calculators are much more than tools for teaching the traditional calculus. One problem with this encode-transmit-receive-decode model is that the processes of encoding and decoding imply that the sender and receiver each possess something that functions as a [code-book], and that these two code books are, at the very least, similar if not identical. For him, "in the whole range of human activities, war most closely resembles a game of cards. Unnoticeably small causes can be disproportionately amplified.

    What astounded us, though, was the revelation that differential equations could really be at the center--thanks to the use of computers. Within this approach, theorists do not try to divorce their values from inquiry. Technology radically enlarges the range of questions we can explore and the ways we can answer them. Condorcet 's interpretations of the various "stages of humanity" and Auguste Comte 's positivism were among the most important formulations of such conceptions of history, which trusted social progress. In Chapter I of Book One, Clausewitz engages the reader with three increasingly sophisticated definitions of war, each one of which is prominently marked by nonlinearity.

    Unfortunately, too many in the innovation economy today ignore the many useful lessons of the past. This is a root explanation for unpredictability in those nonlinear phenomena that exhibit chaotic regimes of behavior. CBS model argues that clarity, brevity, and sincerity are the only purpose to prose discourse, therefore communication. The Interactive Model.


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Lulled into a false sense of security by his familiarity with the unique response of a linear system, the busy analyst or experimentalist shouts "Eureka, this is the solution" once a simulation settles onto an equilibrium or steady cycle, without bothering to explore patiently the outcome from different starting conditions.

Five Colleges, Inc. And journal articles don't shelter their readers from home truths: if a mathematical argument is needed, it is used. Early in their academic careers, Hampshire students grapple with primary sources in all fields--in economics and ecology, as well as in history and literature.

And the causes of such changes in a complex system can be imperceptibly small. Cyclical conceptions continued in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in the works of authors such as Oswald Spengler —Nikolay Danilevsky —and Paul Kennedy —who conceived the human past as a series of repetitive rises and falls.

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This second attitude of communication, referred to as the constitutive model or constructionist view, focuses on how an individual communicates as the determining factor of the way the message will be interpreted.

On the basis of linear assumptions, one expects major obstacles to produce proportionately serious errors in responding to the message. Volume One — London, Clausewitz's basic intuition here is that organizations are always slower and more inflexible than the natural events they are intended to control.

The contest is not the presence or actions of each opponent added together. Stein, ed. It seems clear that in On War Clausewitz also senses that any prescriptive theory entails linearization, which is why he holds a dim view of such theory in the real world in which war actually occurs.

Of course, as Ian Stewart noted, all this comes at a price, namely the restriction of our vision to low-amplitude vibrations, shallow waves, small perturbations, and their analogs.

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