eBook Handbook of Research on Nature Inspired Computing for Economics and Management, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Jean-Philippe Rennard [Grenoble Graduate School of Business (France)]
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  • ISBN-10: 1591409853
  • ISBN-13: 9781591409854
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 925 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released April 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006
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The Handbook of Research on Nature-Inspired Computing for Economics and Management is the original, comprehensive reference work on research and applications of nature inspired computing to economics and management. It is an authoritative source, providing global coverage of this new and exciting field. Gathering the work of over 100 internationally known contributors, this two-volume set explores how complexities found in nature can be modeled to simulate and optimize business situations. It provides practitioners a global view of the current and future applications of this ground-breaking technology, and also includes more than 1,900 references to existing literature in the field.

Key features include:

  • Authoritative contributions by 103 internationally renowned experts
  • A single source for comprehensive information on an expansive field
  • In-depth definitions of more than 400 key terms
  • Organized by topic and indexed, making it a convenient method of reference for all IT/IS scholars and professionals
  • More than 1,900 references to existing literature and research on computer modeling for business
  • Cross-referencing of key terms, figures, and information pertinent to nature-inspired computing
  • 112 tables and more than 380 figures with detailed illustrations



  • Jean-Philippe Rennard [Grenoble Graduate School of Business (France)]