11 July 2019
Mathematical Modeling of Complex Systems 2019
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)
prof. Angela De Sanctis, University of Chieti-Pescara
Postgraduate (and advanced undergraduate) students from scientific areas with a good mathematical background.
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.