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/2-3)
15/03
Lauree
17/03
Lauree

21/03 Centrality metrics (EK/3); Network visualization with Gephi; Structure of real networks (vS/8-9)
22/03 Degree distribution, Power-laws, Popularity (EK/18), Diameter, Path length, Clustering (vS/6-7)
24/03
Pasqua

28/03
Pasqua

29/03
Pasqua

31/03
Erdos-Renyi random model (vS/7)
04/04
Erdos-Renyi random model; Clustered models (vS/7)
05/04
Network growth, Preferential attachment (vS/7)
07/04
Small-world networks, Network navigation (EK/20)
11/04
Peer-to-peer systems and overlay networks (vS/8)
12/04
Structured overlays, DHTs, Key-based 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, T-Man (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, Peer-effects, 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