NECSI Summer School 2007
Date: June 11-22, 2007
Location: MIT, Cambridge, MA
Week 1: June 11-15
Week 2: June 18-22
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.