Accession Number : ADA239447

Title :   Lectures in Complex Systems: Proceedings of the Complex Systems Summer School Held in Santa Fe, New Mexico on June 1990.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Apr 90-31 Mar 91,

Corporate Author : SANTA FE INST NM

Personal Author(s) : Nadel, Lynn ; Stein, Daniel

Report Date : 15 MAY 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 582

Abstract : This four-week school consisted of nine short courses together with seminars, computer workshops, and experimental labs supplementing the lectures. The first three weeks were organized around formal lectures and the final week was devoted primarily to research projects suggested by the lecturers. The goal of the summer school is to provide graduate students and post - doctoral fellows with an introduction to the study of complex behavior in mathematical, physical and living systems. The emphasis was on developing techniques for measuring and analyzing complex behavior, and applying those techniques to the study of specific systems. Topics included nonlinear dynamics, neural nets and computational neurobiology, lattice gases, pattern formation in biological systems, and design of parallel-processing algorithms.

Descriptors :   BIOLOGY, COMPUTATIONS, COMPUTERS, DYNAMICS, LECTURES, LIFE(BIOLOGY), MEASUREMENT, NEURAL NETS, NEUROBIOLOGY, NEW MEXICO, NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, PATTERNS, SCHOOLS, STUDENTS, SUMMER, WORKSHOPS.

Subject Categories : Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE