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By Mercedes Pascual,Jennifer A. Dunne

This e-book is predicated on court cases from a February 2004 Santa Fe Institute workshop. Its contributing bankruptcy authors deal with the ecology of predator-prey interactions and meals net conception, constitution, and dynamics, becoming a member of researchers who additionally paintings on advanced structures and on huge nonlinear networks from the issues of view of alternative sub-fields inside ecology. meals webs play a vital position within the debates at the function of complexity in balance, endurance, and resilience. greater empirical facts and the exploding curiosity within the topic of networks throughout social, actual, and usual sciences caused construction of this quantity. The e-book explores the limits of what's identified of the connection among constitution and dynamics in ecological networks and defines instructions for destiny advancements during this field.

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