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Exploring Complexity in Science and Technology from a Santa Fe Institute Perspective - Agenda

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TIME ACTIVITY

Wednesday, May 19
7:45-8:30 a.m. Breakfast served
8:30-10:00 a.m. Lectures: Welcome and Introduction to the Santa Fe Institute - Professor Melanie Mitchell;

What is Complexity? - Professor Melanie Mitchell; Dynamics, Chaos, and Information - Professor Dave Feldman

10:30-12:00 p.m. Lab: Dynamics, Chaos, and Information Lab - Professor Dave Feldman
12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch served
1:30-3:00 p.m. Lecture: Genetic Algorithms and Artificial Life - Professor Melanie Mitchell
3:30-5:00 p.m. Lab: Genetic Algorithms and Artificial Life Lab - Professor Melanie Mitchell
5:00-7:00 p.m. Dinner on your own
7:00-8:30 p.m. Lecture, demo, and discussion:

Cellular Automata as Models of Complex Systems - Professors Melanie Mitchell and Dave Feldman



Thursday, May 20
7:45-8:30 a.m. Breakfast served
8:30-10:00 a.m. Lecture: Agent-Based Modeling and Complexity: An Overview - Professor Rob Axtell
10:30-12:00 p.m. Lab: Agent-based Modeling Lab - Professor Rob Axtell
12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch served
1:30-3:00 p.m. Lecture: Network Structure and Dynamics; Networks in the Real World - Professors Van Savage and Dave Feldman
3:30-5:00 p.m. Lab: Networks Lab
5:00-7:00 p.m. Dinner on your own
7:00-8:30 p.m. Lecture and discussion: Quantitative Methods for Historical Sciences: Applications to Language History
- Professor Eric Smith

Friday, May 21
7:45-8:30 a.m. Breakfast served
8:30-10:00 a.m. Lecture: Scaling and Power Laws in Physics, Biology, Economics, and Beyond - Professor Van Savage
10:30-12:00 p.m. Summary - Professors Melanie Mitchell, Dave Feldman and Van Savage
12:00-1:30 p.m. Sandwich Box Lunch