Complex Systems Working Group


Faculty coordinator: Dr. Cynthia Colen.

Meeting Schedule

Friday, 29 January, 2010

"Complex Systems in Anthropological Research:" Dr. Mark Moritz, Department of Anthropology

Friday, 12 March, 2010

Dr. Virginia Nivar, Ohio State University College of Medicine

Friday, 7 May, 2010

Dr. Scott Page, Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics Director, Center for the Study of Complex Systems University of Michigan External Faculty, Santa Fe Institute. Description: The functioning of democracies and markets requires sound aggregate decisions. In this talk, Dr. Page will show how collective intelligence depends critically on diversity. He will then discuss the challenges with maintaining diversity within a complex system. Please join us for this interesting talk.