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Geoffrey West: Byers og selskabers overraskende matematik

TEDGlobal 2011 · 17:33 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Fysikeren Geoffrey West har fundet at simple matematiske love styrer byers egenskaber — at velstand, kriminalitet, ganghastighed og mange andre aspekter ved en by kan udledes af et enkelt tal: Byens befolkningstal. I dette tankevækkende foredrag fra TEDGlobal viser han hvordan det virker og hvordan lignende love gælder for organismer og selskaber.

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Physicist Geoffrey West believes that complex systems from organisms to cities are in many ways governed by simple laws — laws that can be discovered and analyzed. Full bio

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