This site is a comprehensive list of reading materials covering the evolving research topics of Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) and Agent Based Computational Economics (ACE). This continuously updated site is a source of readings for the weekly interdisciplinary Complex Adaptive Systems Workshop at Iowa State University. The reading materials are listed according to category headings. Each listing includes a short summary of the material or simply the reference information. Many natural systems, and increasingly many artificial (man-made) systems as well, are characterized by apparently complex behaviors that arise as the result of nonlinear spatio-temporal interactions among a large number of components or subsystems. Examples of such natural systems include immune systems, nervous systems, multicellular organisms, ecologies, and insect societies. This resource is part of the Biocomplexity collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/biocomplexity/
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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Biology:Evolution:Patterns Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16) Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Biosphere:Ecology:Principles, Biosphere:Evolution:Patterns