Date 
Subject 
Slides

22/02

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

01intro.pdf

23/02

Dynamical systems, Nonlinear dynamics (F/10)

02dynamics.pdf

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)

03modelsCellularAutomata.pdf

01/03

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

04modelsAgents.pdf

03/03

Cooperation and Competition, Game theory basics, Nash equilibrium (EK/6) 
05GameTheory.pdf

07/03

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

08/03

Adaptation, Evolution (MP/10, F/20), Genetic algorithms, Evolutionary games (EK/7) 
06AdaptationGA.pdf

10/03

Network Science: Definitions and examples (EK/1, vS/1) 
07intronetsci.pdf

14/03

Graph theory, Basic concepts and definitions (EK/2, vS/23) 
08graphtheory.pdf

15/03

Lauree 

17/03

Lauree


21/03 
Diameter, Path length, Clustering (vS/67), Centrality metrics (EK/3); Network visualization with Gephi 

22/03

Structure of real networks (vS/89), Degree distribution, Powerlaws, Popularity (EK/18) 
09universalproperties.pdf

24/03

Pasqua


28/03

Pasqua


29/03

Pasqua


31/03

Models of network formation; The ErdosRenyi random model (vS/7) 
10modelserdosrenyi.pdf

04/04

ErdosRenyi random model; Clustered models (vS/7) 
11modelsclustered.pdf

05/04

Models of network growth, Preferential attachment (vS/7) 
12modelsgrowth.pdf

07/04

Smallworld networks, Network navigation (EK/20)

13swnavigation.pdf

11/04

Peertopeer systems and overlay networks (vS/8) 
14p2p.pdf

12/04

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


14/04

Simulating overlay networks with PeerSim (PeerSim tutorials) 
peerSim.pdf

18/04

NetLogo tutorial 
netlogo.pdf

19/04

Discussion of project 
projectDiscussion.pdf

21/04

Distributed network formation: Newscast, Cyclon, TMan (papers) 
15newscastcyclonTMan.pdf

25/04

25 Aprile


26/04

Processes on networks: Aggregation (papers) 
16aggregation.pdf

28/04

Rational dynamics: Cooperation in selfish environments, Homophily, Segregation (EK/4) 
17rationaldynamics.pdf

02/05

Diffusion, Percolation, Tipping points, Peereffects, Cascades (EK/19, 21) 
18contagionpercolation.pdf

03/05

Student
presentations 

05/05

Student presentations (RILEVAZIONE OPINIONI DEGLI STUDENTI SULLE ATTIVITÀ DIDATTICHE) 

09/05

Student
presentations 

10/05

Student
presentations 

12/05

Student
presentations 

19/05

Further discussion of project 
