Modeling Complex Systems

Posted by on June 3, 2019

Video:Channel:Stanford Complexity GroupDuration:33:11Description:Mathematics of Complexity Lecture 2 Class description: We’ve all heard the buzzwords – chaos, fractals, networks, power laws. What do these terms mean in a rigorous, mathematical sense? This 1-2 credit seminar will explore formalisms associated with the study of complex systems. These include non-linear dynamics (and their associated phase space…

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Channel:
Stanford Complexity Group
Duration:
33:11
Description:
Mathematics of Complexity Lecture 2

Class description:
We’ve all heard the buzzwords – chaos, fractals, networks, power laws. What do these terms mean in a rigorous, mathematical sense? This 1-2 credit seminar will explore formalisms associated with the study of complex systems. These include non-linear dynamics (and their associated phase space mappings, as well as chaos), graph theory (networks), and fractals (and their associated power laws). Through readings, in-class problem sets, and hands-on computer-based simulations, we will pursue a concrete understanding of these concepts as well as the ability to implement them as mathematical tools. A basic course in calculus and differential equations and some coding experience would be helpful but is not required.

Instructor(s): Oana Carja, Diamantis Sellis, Joel Thompson and Mark D. Longo
Faculty Sponsor: Marc Feldman
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