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*[http://prola.aps.org/abstract/PR/v106/i4/p620_1 Information Theory and Statistical Mechanics] (E.T. Jaynes; technical paper that founded Maximum Entropy methods and that enabled thermodynamic analogies to non-physical systems.)
 
*[http://prola.aps.org/abstract/PR/v106/i4/p620_1 Information Theory and Statistical Mechanics] (E.T. Jaynes; technical paper that founded Maximum Entropy methods and that enabled thermodynamic analogies to non-physical systems.)
 
*[http://rmp.aps.org/abstract/RMP/v71/i2/pS358_1 Scaling, Universality, and Renormalization: Three pillars of modern critical phenomena] (E. Stanley; physics-centric, but not too painful.)
 
*[http://rmp.aps.org/abstract/RMP/v71/i2/pS358_1 Scaling, Universality, and Renormalization: Three pillars of modern critical phenomena] (E. Stanley; physics-centric, but not too painful.)
*[http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/93/ Effective Field Theories, Reductionism and Scientific Explanation] (S. Hartmann; a philosopher of science looks in detail at the methods of Effective ''Field'' Theories, a case study for many of the concepts that will come up.)  
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*[http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/93/ Effective Field Theories, Reductionism and Scientific Explanation] (S. Hartmann; a philosopher of science looks in detail at the methods of Effective ''Field'' Theories in Quantum Fields, a case study for many of the concepts that will appear during the module.)  
  
 
===Iain Couzin===
 
===Iain Couzin===

Revision as of 19:30, 17 June 2011

Complex Systems Summer School 2011 Modules

Organized by Simon DeDeo and James O'Dwyer


Readings

Simon DeDeo

Some influential views on emergence:

Background concepts, tools and techniques:

Iain Couzin

(Content from the 2009/2010 Wikis)