Complexity, Chaos and Emergence

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Environmental Geography
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405156226
StatePublished - Mar 9 2009


  • Aggregate complexity -examining same features of systems as algorithmic and deterministic complexity
  • Aggregate complexity challenging encoding real systems into data
  • Complexity -new kind of science
  • Deterministic complexity -underlying dynamics of a system
  • Fractal -pattern remaining unchanged over spatial or temporal scale of observation
  • Important kind of interaction -self-organisation
  • Self-organisation concept of emergence

Cite this