SFI Omidyar Fellow Simon DeDeo gave a series of three lectures at SFI’s 2012 Complex Systems Summer School on the broad topics of emergence and complexity.

He covers coarse-graining, renormalization, computation, effective theories, and more.

Watch Lecture 1: "Coarse-Graining, Renormalization, & Universality" here

Watch Lecture 2: "Effective Theories for Computational Systems" here

Watch Lecture 3: "Symmetry Breaking and Non-Equilibrium Phenomena" here

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