Complexity Explorer Santa Few Institute

June 2015 Update

05 Jun 2015

New article, tutorial, course announcement, new staff member and website changes.  Read on for more.


New on our homepage:   The Accidental Universe:

A Summary of Alan Lightman's recent SFI Community Lecture.

New mathematics tutorial:  Maximum Entropy Methods, taught by Simon DeDeo (Indiana University and Santa Fe Institute).  Max Ent is an essential method for people who want to learn to model complex systems. This tutorial requires some knowledge of calculus. 

Reminder:  Introduction to Complexity will be (re)offered starting on July 6, 2015.  Enrollment is open!

Resources updates: We are merging our "important citations" list into our Resources list.  To see a sample, go to the Resources page, browse by "Category", and scroll down to see the various kinds of books we have listed.  You're encouraged as always to submit resources to our database.

Staff updates: We welcome Gabrielle (Gabby) Beans as SFI's new Program Manager for Online Education.  Gabby will be taking over most of the administrative and planning duties for Complexity Explorer.  Gabby, who has a Ph.D. in Genetics from Massey University in New Zealand, comes to us from her most recent jobs as an educator for SFI's Learning Lab and the Santa Fe Watershed Association.   

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