Date 
Subject 
Slides

22/02

Course organization and contents, Motivation, Complex
systems: definitions, methodologies (F/1)


23/02

Dynamical systems, Nonlinear dynamics (F/10)


25/02

Chaos, Bifurcations and Feigenbaum constant, Predictability,
Randomness and Chaos (F/14)


29/02

Models of complex systems (MP/3), Cellular automata,
Wolfram's classification, Game of life (MP/8, F/15)


01/03

Autonomous agents (MP/6), Flocking, Schooling (F/16),
Synchronization, Formation creation (papers) 

03/03

Cooperation and Competition, Game theory basics, Nash
equilibrium (EK/6) 

07/03

Game theory: Mixed strategy games, Coordination games (EK/6),
Prisoner's Dilemma (F/17) 

08/03

Adaptation, Evolution (MP/10, F/20), Genetic algorithms,
Evolutionary games (EK/7) 

10/03

Network Science: Definitions and examples (EK/1, vS/1) 

14/03

Graph theory, Basic concepts and definitions (EK/2, vS/23) 

15/03

Lauree 

17/03

Lauree


21/03 
Centrality metrics (EK/3);
Network visualization with Gephi;
Structure of real networks (vS/89) 

22/03

Degree distribution, Powerlaws, Popularity (EK/18),
Diameter, Path length, Clustering (vS/67) 

24/03

Pasqua


28/03

Pasqua


29/03

Pasqua


31/03

ErdosRenyi random model (vS/7) 

04/04

ErdosRenyi random model; Clustered models (vS/7) 

05/04

Network growth, Preferential attachment (vS/7) 

07/04

Smallworld networks, Network
navigation (EK/20)


11/04

Peertopeer systems and overlay
networks (vS/8)


12/04

Structured overlays, DHTs,
Keybased routing, Chord (vS/8.2)


14/04

Simulating overlay networks with
PeerSim (PeerSim tutorials) 

18/04

NetLogo tutorial


19/04

Discussion of
project 

21/04

Distributed
network formation: Newscast, Cyclon, TMan (papers) 

25/04

25
Aprile


26/04

Processes on networks: Aggregation (papers) 

28/04

Rational dynamics: Cooperation in selfish environments,
Homophily, Segregation (EK/4) 

02/05

Diffusion, Percolation, Tipping
points, Peereffects,
Cascades (EK/19, 21) 

03/05

Student
presentations 

05/05

Student
presentations 

09/05

Student
presentations 

10/05

Student
presentations 

12/05

Student
presentations 

16/05

Student
presentations 

17/05

Student
presentations 

19/05 
Student
presentations 
