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Counter It is impossible to predict the exact behavior of all biological systems and how these same systems are exemplified by patterns of complexity and regularity. Decades of research in ecology have documented how these sorts of patterns are the consequences of deceptively simple rules that determine the nature of the patterns created. Chaos in Ecology will explain how simple beginnings result in complicated results.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Ecology Mathematical models, Population biology Mathematical models, Chaotic behavior in systems, Nonlinear theories