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Some influential views on emergence:
 
Some influential views on emergence:
  
*[http://robotics.cs.tamu.edu/dshell/cs689/papers/anderson72more_is_different.pdf "More is Different"]
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*[http://robotics.cs.tamu.edu/dshell/cs689/papers/anderson72more_is_different.pdf "More is Different"] (P.W. Anderson)
*[http://tuvalu.santafe.edu/~cmg/compmech/pubs/CalcEmergTitlePage.html The Calculi of Emergence] & [http://informatics.indiana.edu/larryy/al4ai/extras/CrutchfieldYoung.CompOnsetChaos.pdf Computation at the Onset of Chaos]
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*[http://tuvalu.santafe.edu/~cmg/compmech/pubs/CalcEmergTitlePage.html The Calculi of Emergence] & [http://informatics.indiana.edu/larryy/al4ai/extras/CrutchfieldYoung.CompOnsetChaos.pdf Computation at the Onset of Chaos] (J. Crutchfield, et al.)
 
*[http://www.jstor.org/stable/2216138 Weak Emergence] (M. Bedau)
 
*[http://www.jstor.org/stable/2216138 Weak Emergence] (M. Bedau)
  
 
Background concepts, tools and techniques:
 
Background concepts, tools and techniques:
  
*[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.)
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*[http://prola.aps.org/abstract/PR/v106/i4/p620_1 Information Theory and Statistical Mechanics] (E.T. Jaynes; technical paper. The foundation of Maximum Entropy methods, that show how to extend thermodynamic analogies to non-physical systems and inference problems.)
 
*[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 in Quantum Fields, a case study for many of the concepts that will appear during the module.)  
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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 19:31, 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)