NECSI Winter School 2008
Date: Jan 7-18, 2008
Location: MIT, Cambridge, MA
Week 1: Jan. 7-11
Week 2: Jan 14-18
CX201: Complex Physical, Biological, and Social Systems
Concepts to be discussed include: emergence, complexity, networks, self-organization, pattern formation, evolution, adaptation, fractals, chaos, cooperation, competition, attractors, interdependence, scaling, dynamic response, information and function. Methods to be discussed include: statistical methods, cellular automata, agent-based modeling, pattern recognition, system representation and informatics.
Demonstration of the application of complex systems methods will be made through studies of:
There will be supervised group projects as an integral part of the course.