Chaos--predicting the unpredictable

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Abstract

This short article describes some of the features and history of chaos theory, with emphasis on its implications for predictability in general, and some thoughts on how these ideas might have an impact on medicine.
LanguageEnglish
Pages1565-1568
Number of pages4
JournalBMJ
Volume303
Issue number6817
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 1991

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Chaos Theory
Nonlinear Dynamics
Predictability
Medicine
Chaos
History

Keywords

  • biophysical phenomena
  • biophysics
  • disease
  • epidemiology
  • humans
  • models, theoretical
  • probability

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Firth, W J. / Chaos--predicting the unpredictable. In: BMJ. 1991 ; Vol. 303, No. 6817. pp. 1565-1568.
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