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2011 Complex Systems Summer School. Deadline: 07.01.2011


The Complex Systems Summer School offers an intensive three and a half week introduction to complex behavior in mathematical, physical, living, and social systems for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the sciences and social sciences. The school is for participants who seek background and hands-on experience to help them prepare to conduct interdisciplinary research in areas related to complex systems.

The program consists of an intensive series of lectures, laboratories, and discussion sessions focusing on foundational ideas, tools, and current topics in complex systems research. These include nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation, scaling theory, information theory and computation theory, adaptation and evolution, network structure and dynamics, adaptive computation techniques, computer modeling tools and specific applications of these core topics to various disciplines. In addition, participants will formulate and carry out team projects related to topics covered in the program.

 All activities will be conducted in English. Participants are expected to attend the entire session.

Applicants are welcome from all countries. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Enrollment is limited.

Online application site is open from November 1, 2010 through January 7, 2011. The deadline for letters of recommendation is January 21, 2011. No late applications will be accepted. Applicants will be notified by e-mail regarding the status of their applications in early March, 2011.


For further information, please contact education@santafe.edu or Barbara Ventrello  (505) 946-2726.

Source: http://www.santafe.edu/education/schools/complex-systems-summer-schools/2011-program-info/