MS#50. Cuspoidal Nets, 1990
- Toward a Just Society for Future Generations, Vol. II, Int'l. Society for the Systems Sciences , B. A. and B. H. Banathy, eds., 1990, pp. 667-683.
- Subjects: Networks
- Written: 6 June 1989
- Abstract: The ubiquitous cusp catastrophe has
been pressed into service by Zeeman as a rough
qualitative model for many dynamical
systems in the sciences, including a
democratic nation. The extension to two
nations has been made by Kadyrov,
who discovered an interesting
oscillation in this context.
speculate on the properties of
connectionist networks of cusps,
which might be used to model
social and economic systems.
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by Ralph Abraham