Date Subject
24/02
Course organization and contents, Motivation, Complex systems: definitions, methodologies (F/1)
25/02
Dynamical systems, Nonlinear dynamics (F/10)
26/02
Introduction to P2P systems
03/03
Chaos, Bifurcations and Feigenbaum constant, Predictability, Randomness and Chaos (F/14)
04/03
Models of complex systems (MP/3), Cellular automata, Wolfram's classification, Game of life (MP/8, F/15)
05/03
File sharing, Replication, Piece selection, Peer selection
10/03
Autonomous agents (MP/6), Flocking, Schooling (F/16), Synchronization, Formation creation (papers)
11/03
Cooperation and Competition, Game theory basics, Nash equilibrium (EK/6)
12/03
BitTorrent: part I
17/03
Lauree
18/03
Lauree
19/03
Lauree
24/03
Game theory: Mixed strategy games, Coordination games (EK/6), Prisoner's Dilemma (F/17)
25/03
Adaptation, Evolution (MP/10, F/20), Genetic algorithms, Evolutionary games (EK/7)
26/03
BitTorrent: part II
31/03
Network Science: Definitions and examples (EK/1, vS/1)
01/04
Graph theory, Basic concepts and definitions (EK/2, vS/2-3)
02/04
Pasqua
07/04
Pasqua
08/04
Centrality metrics (EK/3), Network visualization with Gephi, Analyzing Facebook friendship network
09/04
Distributed Hash Tables, Chord
14/04 Structure of real networks (vS/8-9)
15/04 Degree distribution, Power-laws, Popularity (EK/18), Diameter, Clustering (vS/6-7)
16/04 Other DHT-based approaches: Pastry, CAN
21/04 Erdos-Renyi random model (vS/7)
22/04 Clustered models, Network growth, Preferential attachment (vS/7)
23/04 P2P and streaming applications, Spotify
28/04 Small-world networks, Network navigation (EK/20)
29/04 Distributed network formation: Newscast, Cyclon, T-Man (papers)
30/04 NetLogo tutorial
05/05 Processes on networks: Gossiping, Aggregation (papers)
06/05 Rational dynamics: Cooperation in selfish environments, Homophily, Segregation (EK/4)
07/05 PeerSim tutorial
12/05 Diffusion, Percolation, Tipping points, Peer-effects, Cascades (EK/19, 21)
13/05 Student presentations
14/05 Project Discussion
19/05 Student presentations
20/05 Student presentations
21/05 Student presentations
26/05 Student presentations
27/05 Student presentations
28/05 Student presentations