Complexity Explorer Santa Few Institute

October 2015 Update

07 Oct 2015

New on our homepage:   Sid Redner Q&A on Random Walks 

We interviewed Random Walks tutorial instructor Sid Redner.  Find out from him what you can learn when you take his Random Walks tutorial, and also what's so seductive about the arcsin law.  You can read his interview here, and take his course here.   

Three tutorials coming soon:  We are in the process of developing three new tutorials for you. Matrix and Vector Algebra, Information Theory, and Computation Theory.  Stay tuned! And in the meantime, have you taken our latest tutorials, Maximum Entropy Methods and Random Walks?   

Current courses:  Fractals and Scaling and Nonlinear Dynamics are happening now! You can still join in these two fantastic courses if you haven't already.  Fractals and Scaling will end October 23rd, and Nonlinear Dynamics is set to end December 1st. 

Agent-based Modeling: The Agent-based Modeling course has been delayed and will now be launched in 2016.  We will let you know as soon as we have a clearer idea of the timeframe.  You just can't rush a good thing!

Subtitles and Transcripts available to download

In addition to being able to download videos for offline viewing, we are happy to announce that now you can download any available subtitles and transcripts for videos as well.  The download link for subtitles and transcripts will be displayed next to any video for which subtitles are available.  Check out our How-To guide on downloading and using the subtitle files here

We always need volunteers to help create subtitles, as well as collect web-based syllabi, glossary terms, and other resources related to complex systems.  See to find out ways to get involved in our efforts. We congratulate those volunteers who earned a free t-shirt last month through their subtitling efforts. 







Complexity Explorer at CCS 2015:

Complexity Explorer Program Manager Gabrielle Beans attended the 2015 Conference on Complex Systems in Tempe, Arizona last week.  Look at our Twitter feed to catch her comments from the talks, or look up #CCS15 and #CCS_15 to catch snippets from the cutting edge of complex systems research. 

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