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Fall 2009 Readings in Complexity Seminars
William Griffin, Stephen Pratt, and Marco Janssen

November 10, 2009
R. Durrett and S. Levin (1994). The importance of being discrete (and spatial). Theoretical population biology 46(3), 363-394
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Time and location:
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




November 3, 2009
John M. Anderies (1998) Culture and Human Agro-ecosystem Dynamics: the Tsembaga of New Guinea, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 192: 515-530
Email Lyn Mowafy for article.

Time and location:
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




October 27, 2009
Wander Jager, Roel Popping and Hans van de Sande (2001) Clustering and Fighting in Two-party Crowds: Simulating the Approach-avoidance Conflict, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation vol. 4, no. 3
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Time and location:
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




October 20, 2009
Jessica C. Flack, & Frans de Waal (2007) Context modulates signal meaning in primate communication, published online Jan 23, 2007. PNAS.
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Time and location:
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




October 13, 2009
Charlotte K. Hemelrijk (2000)Towards the integration of social dominance and spatial structure, Animal Behaviour, 59, 1035–1048
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Jeffery L. Beacham (2003) Models of Dominance Hierarchy Formation: Effects of Prior Experience and Intrinsic Traits, Behaviour, 140(10): 1275-1303
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Time and location:
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




October 6, 2009
Roberts, Robert L. Goldstone (2006) EPICURE: Spatial and Knowledge Limitations in Group Foraging, Adaptive Behavior: 14(4): 291–313.
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Robert L. Goldstone, Andy Jones, and Michael E. Roberts (2006), Group Path Formation, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS—PART A: SYSTEMS AND HUMANS, VOL. 36, NO. 3, MAY 2006
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Time and location:
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




September 29, 2009
Marshall, J.A.R, Bogac, R, Dornhaus, A., Planque, R., Kovacs, T. & Franks, N.R. (2009). On optimal decision-making in brain and social insect colonies. Journal of the Royal Society Interface (online journal).
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Bogacz R. (2009). Optimal decision-making theories: linking neurobiology with behaviour. TRENDS in Cognitive Sciences, 11 (3), 118-125.
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Time and location:
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




September 22, 2009
Yates, C.A., Erban, R., Escudero, C., Couzin, I.D., Buhl, J., Kevrekidis, I.G., Maini, P.K., & Sumpter, J.T. (2009). Inherent noise can facilitate coherence in collective swarm motion. PNAS 106 (14), 5464-5469.
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Ward, A.J.W., Sumpter, D.J.T., Couzin, I.D., Hart, P.J.B., & Krause, J. (2008). Quorum desicion-making facilitates information transfer in sifh shoals. PNAS, 105(19), 6948-6953.
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Time and location:
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




September 15, 2009
Dussutour, A., Deneubourg, J.L., & Fourcassié V. (2005). Temporal organization of bi-directional traffic in the ant Lasius niger (L.). The Journal of Experimental Biology 208, 2903-2912
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Time and location:
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




September 8, 2009
Treiber, M., A. Hennecke and D. Helbing (2000). Congested traffic states in empirical observations and microscopic simulations, Physical Review E 62(2): 1805-1824
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Time and location:
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




September 1, 2009
Moody, James (2002) The Importance of Relationship Timing for Diffusion, Social Forces 81(1): 25-56.
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Pastor-Satorras, R. and A. Vespignani (2001) Epidemic Spreading in Scale-Free Networks Physical Review Letters 86 (14): 3200-3203
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Time and location:
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412




August 25, 2009
Adrian Cho, "Ourselves and Our Interactions: The Ultimate Physics Problem?" Science 24 July 2009: 406-408.
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Carter T. Butts, "Revisiting the Foundations of Network Analysis" Science 24 July 2009: 414-416.
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Time and location:
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity
ISTB-1, Room 412