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Fractal time : why a watched kettle never boils, Susie Vrobel

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Fractal time : why a watched kettle never boils
Title
Fractal time
Title remainder
why a watched kettle never boils
Statement of responsibility
Susie Vrobel
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the notion of fractal time, starting from scratch with a philosophical and perceptual puzzle. How subjective duration varies, depending on the way we embed current content into contexts, is explained. The complexity of our temporal perspective depends on the number of nestings performed, i.e. on the number of contexts taken into account. This temporal contextualization is described against the background of the notion of fractal time. Our temporal interface, the Now, is portrayed as a fractal structure which arises from the distribution o
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Vrobel, Susie
Dewey number
153.753
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF468
LC item number
.V723 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies of nonlinear phenomena in life science
Series volume
vol. 14
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Time perception
  • Space and time
  • SCIENCE
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Space and time
  • Time perception
Label
Fractal time : why a watched kettle never boils, Susie Vrobel
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1 When Time Slows Down: Subjective Duration; Chapter 2 The Fractal Structure of the Now: Time's Length, Depth and Density; Chapter 3 Fractal Temporal Perspectives: Corrective Distortions; Chapter 4 The View from Within: Extended Boundaries; Chapter 5 Contextualization: Embedded Observer-Participants; Chapter 6 Temporal Binding: Synchronizing Perceptions; Chapter 7 Nesting vs Global and Local Perspectives; Chapter 8 Duration: Distributing Content and Context; Chapter 9 Modifying Duration I: Nesting and De-Nesting
Control code
738434105
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 297 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814295987
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)738434105
Label
Fractal time : why a watched kettle never boils, Susie Vrobel
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1 When Time Slows Down: Subjective Duration; Chapter 2 The Fractal Structure of the Now: Time's Length, Depth and Density; Chapter 3 Fractal Temporal Perspectives: Corrective Distortions; Chapter 4 The View from Within: Extended Boundaries; Chapter 5 Contextualization: Embedded Observer-Participants; Chapter 6 Temporal Binding: Synchronizing Perceptions; Chapter 7 Nesting vs Global and Local Perspectives; Chapter 8 Duration: Distributing Content and Context; Chapter 9 Modifying Duration I: Nesting and De-Nesting
Control code
738434105
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 297 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814295987
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)738434105

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