A select group of top Soviet and American specialists reports in this volume from the frontiers of chaos and nonlinear science.
The papers grew out of the first of a series of annual conferences organized by the American Institute of Physics
and VAAP, the Soviet Copyright Agency, with the cooperation of the Soviet Academy of Sciences.
Contributors have provided forward-looking papers that deal with the field’s most exciting and frustrating problems.
In keeping v/ith the spirit of the summer 1989 meeting in Woods Hole, Massachusetts,
the papers are far-ranging and individual, including rf general discussion, philosophy, opinion, and humor.