Complexity Explorer


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Active Courses

CoursesLead instructorPrerequisitesDates
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Nonlinear Dynamics: Mathematical and Computational Approaches (Fall 2015)

Liz Bradley

Calculus (derivatives), physics (introductory classical mechanics), and computer programming skills (language of your choice).

1 Sep 2015 PDT -
1 Dec 2015 PST

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Fractals and Scaling

David Feldman

Some high school algebra

1 Sep 2015 PDT -
23 Oct 2015 PDT


Archived Courses

CoursesLead instructorPrerequisitesDates

Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos (Winter, 2015)

David Feldman

A familiarity with basic high school algebra. There will be optional lessons for those with stronger math backgrounds.

5 Jan 2015 PST -
23 Mar 2015 PDT


Introduction to Complexity (Summer, 2015)

Melanie Mitchell


6 Jul 2015 PDT -
4 Oct 2015 PDT

Funding: Supported by the John Templeton Foundation as part of a grant to the Santa Fe Institute, and by user donations.