Reality is complex: please note that in the previous sentence complex has a very specific meaning; let’s just investigate a little more about it.

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Complexity

Complexity theory has been inspired by some famous problems that come to the attention of the scientific community in the final decades of ‘800. One famous instance of such a family of problems is the Three-body problem: let pick three bodies in space (planets, satellites, etc…); we know that they are subject to the gravitational laws; to simplify things let consider them far away from each other object, so we can suppose that gravitational laws are applied just to them three; given the initial positions and velocities of such bodies we want calculate their positions in any successive moment in time. …

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Rosario De Chiara

Data Masseur, Distributed Systems Sculptor, and Scalability Evangelist

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