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Apply now for SFI's 2017 Complex Systems Summer School

Nov. 1, 2016 8:38 a.m.

The Santa Fe Institute is accepting applications for its signature education program for graduate students and postdocs: the 2017 Complex Systems Summer School, June 11-July 7, 2017, at St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Apply by January 23, 2017.

The program offers an intensive four-week introduction to complex behavior in mathematical, physical, living, and social systems.

CSSS is intended for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the sciences or social sciences who seek a background and hands-on experience conducting interdisciplinary research in complex systems.

The program includes lectures, laboratories, and discussion sessions focusing on foundational ideas, tools, and current topics in complex systems research. These include nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation, scaling theory, information theory and computation theory, adaptation and evolution, network structure and dynamics, adaptive computation techniques, and computer modeling tools and specific applications of these core topics to various disciplines.

In addition, participants will formulate and carry out team projects related to topics covered in the program.

All activities will be conducted in English.

Applications will be accepted through January 23, 2017.

To learn more, please visit the CSSS wiki.

Apply now for the 2017 Complex Systems Summer School

If you have questions, please e-mail Carla Shedivy at

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