Patterns: From Chaos to Order

  • Ulf Grenander
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 33)

Abstract

The search for regularity is a dominant theme in man’s attempt to understand the world around him. Any such attempt is based on an assumption, tacitly made or explicit, that phenomena in nature and in the man-made world are governed by laws that result in order and structure.

Keywords

Mercury Manifold Benzene Covariance Steam 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulf Grenander
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  1. 1.Division of Applied MathematicsBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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