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Licata, Ignazio

Works: 27 works in 85 publications in 3 languages and 4,715 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Editor, Author
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Most widely held works by Ignazio Licata
Crossing in complexity : interdisciplinary application of physics in biological and social systems by Ammar Sakaji( )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lev Davidovich Landau and his impact on contemporary theoretical physics( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physics of emergence and organization by Ignazio Licata( )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a state-of-the-art review on the Physics of Emergence. The challenge of complexity is to focus on the description levels of the observer in context-dependent situations. Emergence is not only an heuristic approach to complexity, but it also urges us to face a much deeper question - what do we think is fundamental in the physical world?This volume provides significant and pioneering contributions based on rigorous physical and mathematical approaches - with particular reference to the syntax of Quantum Physics and Quantum Field Theory - dealing with the bridge-laws and their limita
Space-time geometry and quantum events( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantum potential : physics, geometry and algebra by Ignazio Licata( )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently the interest in Bohm realist interpretation of quantum mechanics has grown. The important advantage of this approach lies in the possibility to introduce non-locality ab initio, and not as an "unexpected host". In this book the authors give a detailed analysis of quantum potential, the non-locality term and its role in quantum cosmology and information. The different approaches to the quantum potential are analysed, starting from the original attempt to introduce a realism of particles trajectories (influenced by de Broglie's pilot wave) to the recent dynamic interpretation provided by Goldstein, Durr, Tumulka and Zangh, and the geometrodynamic picture, with suggestion about quantum gravity. Finally we focus on the algebraic reading of Hiley and Birkbeck school, that analyse the meaning of the non-local structure of the world, bringing important consequences for the space, time and information concepts
Language in complexity the emerging meaning by Francesco La Mantia( )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This contributed volume explores the achievements gained and the remaining puzzling questions by applying dynamical systems theory to the linguistic inquiry. In particular, the book is divided into three parts, each one addressing one of the following topics: 1) Facing complexity in the right way: mathematics and complexity 2) Complexity and theory of language 3) From empirical observation to formal models: investigation of specific linguistic phenomena, like enunciation, deixis, or the meaning of the metaphorical phrases The application of complexity theory to describe cognitive phenomena is a recent and very promising trend in cognitive science. At the time when dynamical approaches triggered a paradigm shift in cognitive science some decade ago, the major topic of research were the challenges imposed by classical computational approaches dealing with the explanation of cognitive phenomena like consciousness, decision making and language. The target audience primarily comprises researchers and experts in the field but the book may also be beneficial for graduate and post-graduate students who want to enter the field
De Sitter projective reality by Ignazio Licata( )

9 editions published in 2017 in 3 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents the Projective approach to de Sitter Relativity. It traces the development of renewed interest in models of the universe at constant positive curvature such as 'vacuum' geometry. The De Sitter Theory of Relativity, formulated in 1917 with Willem De Sitter's solution of the Einstein equations, was used in different fields during the 1950s and 1960s, in the work of H. Bacry, J.M. LevyLeblond and F.Gursey, to name some important contributors. From the 1960s to 1980s, L. Fantappié and G. Arcidiacono provided an elegant group approach to the De Sitter universe putting the basis for special and general projective relativity. Today such suggestions flow into a unitary scenario, and this way the De Sitter Relativity is no more a 'missing opportunity' (F. Dyson, 1972), but has a central role in theoretical physics. In this volume a systematic presentation is given of the De Sitter Projective relativity, with the recent developments in projective general relativity and quantum cosmology." -- Publisher's website
Beyond peaceful coexistence : the emergence of space, time and quantum by Ignazio Licata( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""It may be that a real synthesis of quantum and relativity theories requires not just technical developments but radical conceptual renewal."--J S Bell. Beyond Peaceful Coexistence: The Emergence of Space, Time and Quantum brings together leading academics in mathematics and physics to address going beyond the 'peaceful coexistence' of space-time descriptions (local and continuous ones) and quantum events (discrete and non-commutative ones). Formidable challenges waiting beyond the Standard Model require a new semantic consistency within the theories in order to build new ways of understanding, working and relating to them. The original A. Shimony meaning of the peaceful coexistence (the collapse postulate and non-locality) appear to be just the tip of the iceberg in relation to more serious fundamental issues across physics as a whole. Chapters in this book present perspectives on emergent, discrete, geometrodynamic and topological approaches, as well as a new interpretative spectrum of quantum theories after Copenhagen, discrete time theories, time-less approaches and 'super-fluid' pictures of space-time. As well as stimulating further research among established theoretical physicists, the book can also be used in courses on the philosophy and mathematics of theoretical physics."--Provided by publisher
Second Generation General System Theory: Perspectives in Philosophy and Approaches in Complex Systems by Gianfranco Minati( Book )

in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the classical work of Norbert Wiener, Ross Ashby, Ludwig von Bertalanffy and many others, the concept of System has been elaborated in different disciplinary fields, allowing interdisciplinary approaches in areas such as Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Cognitive Science, Economics, Engineering, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, and Philosophy. The new challenge of Complexity and Emergence has made the concept of System even more relevant to the study of problems with high contextuality. This Special Issue focuses on the nature of new problems arising from the study and modelling of complexity, their eventual common aspects, properties and approaches-already partially considered by different disciplines-as well as focusing on new, possibly unitary, theoretical frameworks. This Special Issue aims to introduce fresh impetus into systems research when the possible detection and correction of mistakes require the development of new knowledge. This book contains contributions presenting new approaches and results, problems and proposals. The context is an interdisciplinary framework dealing, in order, with electronic engineering problems; the problem of the observer; transdisciplinarity; problems of organised complexity; theoretical incompleteness; design of digital systems in a user-centred way; reaction networks as a framework for systems modelling; emergence of a stable system in reaction networks; emergence at the fundamental systems level; behavioural realization of memoryless functions
Non-linear lattice( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of mathematical techniques, combined with new possibilities of computational simulation, have greatly broadened the study of non-linear lattices, a theme among the most refined and interdisciplinary-oriented in the field of mathematical physics. This Special Issue mainly focuses on state-of-the-art advancements concerning the many facets of non-linear lattices, from the theoretical ones to more applied ones. The non-linear and discrete systems play a key role in all ranges of physical experience, from macrophenomena to condensed matter, up to some models of space discrete space-time
Connessioni inattese : crossing tra arte e scienza( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La logica aperta della mente by Ignazio Licata( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complessità : un'introduzione semplice by Ignazio Licata( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osservando la sfinge : la realtà virtuale della fisica quantistica by Ignazio Licata( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piccole variazioni sulla scienza by Ignazio Licata( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Majorana legacy in contemporary physics( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piccole variazioni sulla scienza by Ignazio Licata( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sci art : Athanasios Argianas, Uršula Berlot, Attila Csörgö, Christoph Keller, Nick Laessing, Steven Pippin, Tobias Putrih( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sci art : [published on the occasion of the exhibition "Sci Art" 23.1.-25.4.2009]$Mostra e catalogo a cura di Alessandra Pace by Alessandra Pace( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sistemi modelli organizzazioni : management e complessità( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Ignazio Licata Quantum theory physicist

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