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However, even without mathematics, by thinking in terms of attractor surfaces in

three dimensions, we can get some notions about the types of stability which may

be exhibited by systems in which there are many more than three

However, even without mathematics, by thinking in terms of attractor surfaces in

three dimensions, we can get some notions about the types of stability which may

be exhibited by systems in which there are many more than three

**variables**...Page 207

Or, if they contain time-dependent

happens at some future time. These are called predictive models. Manipulation of

the

Or, if they contain time-dependent

**variables**, they may be used to predict whathappens at some future time. These are called predictive models. Manipulation of

the

**variables**in a model, or simulation, is intended to provide answers to the ...Page 208

Of course measurements of demand for some facility are dependent upon

Mathematical models and computer simulations of human behaviour have been

...

Of course measurements of demand for some facility are dependent upon

**variables**such as human preferences and the oddities of individual behaviour.Mathematical models and computer simulations of human behaviour have been

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