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Nicolis, G. 1939-

Works: 82 works in 343 publications in 4 languages and 8,757 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Thrillers (Fiction)  History  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other
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Most widely held works by G Nicolis
Foundations of complex systems : nonlinear dynamics, statistical physics, information and prediction by G Nicolis( )

24 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Complexity is emerging as a Post-Newtonian paradigm for approaching a large body of phenomena of concern at the crossroads of physical, engineering, environmental, life and human sciences from a unifying point of view. This book outlines the foundations of modern complexity research as it arose from the cross-fertilization of ideas and tools from nonlinear science, statistical physics and numerical simulation. It is shown how these developments lead to an understanding, both qualitative and quantitative, of the complex systems encountered in nature and in everyday experience and, conversely, how natural complexity acts as a source of inspiration for progress at the fundamental level."--BOOK JACKET
Foundations of complex systems : emergence, information and prediction by G Nicolis( )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides a self-contained presentation of the physical and mathematical laws governing complex systems. Complex systems arising in natural, engineering, environmental, life and social sciences are approached from a unifying point of view using an array of methodologies such as microscopic and macroscopic level formulations, deterministic and probabilistic tools, modeling and simulation. The book can be used as a textbook by graduate students, researchers and teachers in science, as well as non-experts who wish to have an overview of one of the most open, markedly interdisciplinary and fast-growing branches of present-day science."
Exploring complexity : an introduction by G Nicolis( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring Complexity: An introduction is an intriguing exploration into the new science of complexity. This provocative book surveys the wide range of complex phenomena arising in the framework of physicochemical and biological systems and in the global environment, defining the elements of a new scientific vocabulary - the vocabulary of complexity - and elaborating the tools for analyzing these problems efficiently. It breaks disciplinary barriers to consider issues beyond the realm of traditional physical science, including the dynamics of climatic change and the behaviour of social insects and human populations. Exploring Complexity incorporates many new discussions on topics such as chaos, attractors, and fractals. The authors offer innovative views on recent research into nonlinear systems, complexity, and chaos that might further challenge the laws of science
Chaos, information processing and paradoxical games : the legacy of John S Nicolis by G Nicolis( )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides a self-contained survey of the mechanisms presiding information processing and communication. The main thesis is that chaos and complexity are the basic ingredients allowing systems composed of interesting subunits to generate and process information and communicate in a meaningful way. Emphasis is placed on communication in the form of games and on the related issue of decision making under conditions of uncertainty. Biological, cognitive, physical, engineering and societal systems are approached from a unifying point of view, both analytically and by numerical simulation, using the methods of nonlinear dynamics and probability theory. Epistemological issues in connection with incompleteness and self-reference are also addressed
Self-organization in nonequilibrium systems : from dissipative structures to order through fluctuations by G Nicolis( Book )

15 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to nonlinear science by G Nicolis( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aim of this book is to develop a unified approach to nonlinear science which does justice to its multiple facets and to the diversity and richness of the concepts and tools developed in this field over the years. Nonlinear science emerged in its present form following a series of closely related and decisive analytic, numerical and experimental developments that took place over the past three decades. It appeals to an extremely large variety of subject areas, but, at
Aspects of chemical evolution : XVIIth Solvay Conference on Chemistry, Washington, D.C., April 23-April 24, 1980 by G Nicolis( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Membranes, dissipative structures, and evolution by G Nicolis( Book )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinetics and thermodynamics of multistep nucleation and self-assembly in nanoscale materials( )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and Italian and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advances in Chemical Physics, Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Multistep Nucleation and Self-Assembly in Nanoscale Materials by G Nicolis( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Advances in Chemical Physics series - the cutting edge of research in chemical physics. The Advances in Chemical Physics series provides the chemical physics and physical chemistry fields with a forum for critical, authoritative evaluations of advances in every area of the discipline. Filled with cutting-edge research reported in a cohesive manner not found elsewhere in the literature, each volume of the Advances in Chemical Physics series presents contributions from internationally renowned chemists and serves as the perfect supplement to any advanced graduate class devoted to the study
Proceedings of the European conference on complex systems 2012 by Thomas Gilbert( )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The European Conference on Complex Systems, held under the patronage of the Complex Systems Society, is an annual event that has become the leading European conference devoted to complexity science. ECCS'12, its ninth edition, took place in Brussels, during the first week of September 2012. It gathered about 650 scholars representing a wide range of topics relating to complex systems research, with emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches. More specifically, the following tracks were covered:  1. Foundations of Complex Systems 2. Complexity, Information and Computation 3. Prediction, Policy and Planning, Environment 4. Biological Complexity 5. Interacting Populations, Collective Behavior 6. Social Systems, Economics and Finance This book contains a selection of the contributions presented at the conference and its satellite meetings. Its contents reflect the extent, diversity and richness of research areas in the field, both fundamental and applied.  
Order and fluctuations in equilibrium and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics by G Nicolis( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From chemical to biological organization by M Markus( Book )

11 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open nonlinear systems are capable of self-organization in space and time. This realization constitutes a major breakthrough of modern science, and is currently at the origin of explosive developments in chemistry, physics and biology. Observations and numerical computations of nonlinear systems surprise us by their inexhaustible and sometimes nonintuitive variety of structures with different shapes and functions. But as well as variety one finds on closer inspection that nonlinear phenomena share universal aspects of pattern formation in time and space. These similarities make it possible to bridge the gap between inanimate and living matter at various levels of complexity, in both theory and experiment. This book is an account of different approaches to the study of this pattern formation. The universality of kinetic, thermodynamic and dimensional approaches is documented through their application to purely mathematical, physical and chemical systems, as well as to systems in nature: biochemical, cellular, multicellular, physiological, neurophysiological, ecological and economic systems. Hints given throughout the book allow the reader to discover how to make use of the principles and methods in different fields of research, including those not treated explicitly in the book
Chemical instabilities : applications in chemistry, engineering, geology, and materials science by G Nicolis( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On March 14-18, 1983 a workshop on "Chemical Instabilities: Applications in Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, and Materials Science" was held in Austin, Texas, U.S.A. It was organized jointly by the University of Texas at Austin and the Universite Libre de Bruxelles and sponsored qy NATO, NSF, the University of Texas at Austin, the International Solvay Institutes and the Ex xon Corporation. The present Volume includes most of the material of the in vited lectures delivered in the workshop as well as material from some posters, whose content was directly related to the themes of the invited lectures. In, recent years, problems related to the stability and the nonlinear dynamics of nonequilibrium systems invaded a great num ber of fields ranging from abstract mathematics to biology. One of the most striking aspects of this development is that subjects reputed to be "classical" and "well-established" like chemistry, turned out to give rise to a rich variety of phenomena leading to multiple steady states and hysteresis, oscillatory behavior in time, spatial patterns, or propagating wave fronts. The primary objective of the workshop was to bring together researchers actively engaged in fields in which instabilities and nonlinear phenomena similar to those observed in chemistry are of current and primary concern : chemical engineering (especially surface catalysis), combustion (dynamics of ignition, flame sta bili t;y), interfaces (emulsification, dendritic growth), geology (regularly repeated patterns of mineralization 1n a variety of spabe scales), and materials science (dynamical solidification, behavior of matter under irradiation)
Irreversible phenomena and dynamical systems analysis in geosciences by Cathy Nicolis( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viii blems as the study of catalytic chemical reactions in the laboratory scale, quantum optics, hydrodynamic instabilities, or large scale phenomena of interest in physics, geology, atmospheric dynamics and climatology. We expect that the present Volume will acquaint researchers and advanced students in geosciences with the concepts and tools of dyna mical systems and will thus serve as a jumping off point for new developments and new points of view. Brussels, July 1986. c. Nicolis and G. Nicolis. ORGANIZING COIIM1'1'TEE Benzi R., I.B.M. Scientific Center, Via Giorgione 129, 00147 Roma, Italy. Berger A., Institut d'Astronomie et de Geophysique Georges Lemaftre, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Chemin du Cyclotron 2, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Flytzanis N., Physics Department, University of Crete, Iraklion, Crete, Greece. Ghil M., Department of Atmospheric Sciences and Institute of Geophy sics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, U.S.A. Nicolis C" Institut d' Aeronomie SpaUale de Belgique, Avenue Circulaire 3, 1180 Bruxelles, Belgium. Nicolis G., Faculte des Sciences, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Campus Plaine, C.P. 226, Boulevard du Triomphe, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium. 50487, 28080 Velarde M.G., U.N.E.D.-Ciencias, Apdo Correos Madrid, Spain. LIST or PAB. TICIPAI1TS Andre J .C. da Cunha L.V. Centre National de Recherches Science Administrator Meteorologiques, NATO Scientific Affairs Division Avenue G. Coriolis 42 1110 Bruxelles 31057 Toulouse Cedex Belgium France Dalfes N
Dynamique chimique : thermodynamique, cinétique et mécanique statistique by G Nicolis( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Erforschung des Komplexen : Auf dem weg zu einem neuen verstandnis der Naturwissenschaften by G Nicolis( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in German and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A la rencontre du complexe by G Nicolis( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chemical Instabilities : Applications in Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, and Materials Science by G Nicolis( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irreversible Phenomena and Dynamical Systems Analysis in Geosciences by Cathy Nicolis( )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Exploring complexity : an introduction
Foundations of complex systems : emergence, information and predictionExploring complexity : an introductionSelf-organization in nonequilibrium systems : from dissipative structures to order through fluctuationsIntroduction to nonlinear scienceIrreversible phenomena and dynamical systems analysis in geosciences
Alternative Names
Grégoire Nicolis Belgian physicist

Grégoire Nicolis Belgisch natuurkundige

Grégoire Nicolis físico belga

Grégoire Nicolis griechisch-belgischer Physiker

Nicolic G.

Nicolis, G.

Nicolis, G. 1939-

Nicolis, Grégoire

Nicolis, Grégoire 1939-

Nicolis, Gregorie 1939-

Nikolis, G.

Николис Г.

Николис, Г 1939-

Николис Грегуар

ニコリス, G.

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