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I am a student at the 2nd year of a B.Sc. in Biotechnology. I started reading some papers about complex systems and nonlinear dynamics applied to economy, biology of course, climate model etc... I would like to study theme better so i need a textbook from which i can start. I toke a calculus course and i am going to study multivariate calculus and linear algebra next months (self study). The question is: can anyone tell me about a book which is self-contained, about complex systems and nonlinear dynamics (even with applications)? I mean: a book that has some preliminaries about linear algebra or whatever i need to study these disciplines.