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Author Barabási, Albert-László.

Title Bursts : the hidden pattern behind everything we do / Albert-László Barabási.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Dutton, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    303.4901 BAR    Available
Description ix, 310 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-295) and index.
Contents The best bodyguard in the business -- A pope is elected in Rome -- The mystery of random motion -- Duel in Belgrade -- The future is not yet searchable -- Bloody prophecy -- Prediction or prophecy -- A crusade at last -- Violence, random and otherwise -- An unforeseen massacre -- Deadly quarrels and power laws -- The Nagylak Battle -- The origin of bursts -- Accidents don't happen to crucifixes -- The man who taught himself to swim by reading -- An investigation -- Trailing the albatross -- "Villain!" -- The patterns of human mobility -- Revolution now -- Predictably unpredictable -- A diversion in Transylvania -- The truth about LifeLinear -- Szekler against Szekler -- Feeling sick is not a priority -- The final battles -- The third ear -- Flesh and blood.
Subject Social psychology -- Statistical methods.
Human behavior.
Prediction (Psychology)
ISBN 9780525951605 (hardcover) : $26.95
0525951601 (hardcover)

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