Pescara, Italy

Mathematical Modeling of Complex Systems 2019

when 3 July 2019 - 11 July 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 150

The focus of this course is the connection between Information Theory and Complexity through the fundamental role of Entropy. It offers four coherent lecture modules, taught by experts in each field, on:

1) Fundamental Concepts of Complexity in Physical Systems.
A. Bountis (Astana), M. Robnik (Maribor), Ch. Skokos (Cape Town), M. G. Velarde (Madrid), J. P. van der Weele (Patras)

2) Complexity in Biomedical Sciences.
A. Athanassiadou (Patras), V. Basios (Brussels), A. Bezerianos (Singapore/Patras), A. S. Fokas (Cambridge), A. Piattelli (Chieti-Pescara), A. Provata (Athens)

3) Complex Networks and Information Theory.
G. Pistone (Torino), S. Puechmorel (Toulouse), J. J. P. Veerman (Portland)

4) Entropy and Complexity.
D. P. K. Ghikas (Patras), R. Hanel (Vienna), S. Thurner (Vienna), C. Tsallis (Rio de Janeiro)

Course leader

prof. Angela De Sanctis, University of Chieti-Pescara

Target group

Postgraduate (and advanced undergraduate) students from scientific areas with a good mathematical background.

Fee info

EUR 150: The attendance fee includes:
• Participation in all lectures and exercise sessions
• All printed material related to the Ph.D. School
• Participation in all the School’s social activities
• Coffee breaks during the School

Comfortable, low-cost double rooms will be provided to the students at a seaside hotel in Pescara.


Limited financial support can be provided to deserving students after sufficient justification.