Introduction to the Physics of Complex Systems

Course Number: 
SIO 216
Course Description: 
Emergent complex behavior in nonlinear, dissipative, open dynamical systems will be investigated by studying fundamental properties and their manifestation in examples drawn from the physical and biological sciences. Topics to include fractals, chaos, self-organization, artificial life, and neural networks.
Prerequisites: 
graduate standing or consent of instructor. (S/U grades permitted.)
Number of Units: 
4
Academic Year: 
2012-2013
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