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Structural Stability and Morphogenesis: An Outline of a General Theory of Models

By: René Thom (Author), DH Fowler (Translated by)

348 pages, Figs

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #45056 | ISBN: 0201406853
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Originally published in French in 1972.


Contents

IntroductionForm and Structural StabilityStructural Stability in MathematicsKinematic of Forms; CatastrophesElementary Catastrophes on R4 Associated with Conflicts of RegimesGeneral MorphologyThe Dynamic of FormsBiology and TopologyLocal Models in EmbryologyGlobal Models for a Living Being (Metazoa)Models in UltrastructureThe Basic Problems of BiologyFrom Animal to Man: Thought and Language


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