From Network Complexity
- Complex system: A system of interconnected simple parts that together exhibit a high degree of computational complexity from which emerges a higher order behavior (source: wikipedia ; see also wikipedia entry on "complexity" )
- Emergence: "emergence is the way complex systems and patterns arise out of a multiplicity of relatively simple interactions. Emergence is central to the theories of integrative levels and of complex systems." (source: wikipedia )
- Non-linearity: ...