Denise Pumain - De la singularité en géographie

jimis:1427 - Journal of Interdisciplinary Methodologies and Issues in Sciences, September 5, 2017, Singularity in Natural and Artificial Complex Systems -
De la singularité en géographie

Authors: Denise Pumain

Singularity in French both refers to uniqueness of places on earth and to the conception of this unique case as one realised possible among many other similar spatio-temporal trajectories in the dynamics of complex systems including bifurcations. Here is demonstrated how simulation models that reconstruct the evolution of geographical systems enable to circulate between these two acceptions of the singularity and even to overcome their apparent contradiction. I apologetically illustrate this idea by a singular narrative recalling the genesis of the Simpop model series, that was a collective venture in a constant practice of pluri inter and transdisciplinarity.

Volume: Singularity in Natural and Artificial Complex Systems
Section: Issues
Published on: September 5, 2017
Submitted on: September 5, 2017
Keywords: simulation,singularity,geography,modeling,[SHS.GEO] Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography,[SHS.STAT] Humanities and Social Sciences/Methods and statistics


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