Extending Theory for Social Evolution: Why Do Cooperation and Conflict Sometimes Evolve together?

Because natural selection is driven by competition, cooperation and altruism were the issues that most troubled Darwin, and the evolutionary theorists who have followed him. Recent studies of conflict within genomes also require upgrades on classical theory. Much of the cooperation and conflict in nature...

Stochastic Search in 1D: Optimizing the search time

SFI REU Final Presentation

Sorting and the Information-Theoretic Bound: A Structural Analysis

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Norms that Govern: the Case of Wikipedia

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Studying disease underreporting using population genetics

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Sparse Graphs with Maximal Ising Magnetization

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Social influence in a world of King Oedipus

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Music from a map the relation of sound characteristics to geography

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Heterogeneity Within Self­ Organizing Animal Groups

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Total Information Flow in Stochastic Networks

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Towards a more substantive account of cities

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Balancing Foraging and Predation: The Evolution of Collective Behavior in Fish

SFI REU Final Presentation

Greece, Europe, and the World Economy

When looking out a window, it is easy to be fooled by your own reflection and see more of yourself than the outside world. This seems to be the case when US observers, influenced by their own country's fiscal debate, look at Greece.

The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

Can science prove the existence of God? Is this universe we inhabit the only one? Can a religious experience be scientifically proven? Lightman ponders these timeless, unanswerable questions using his training as both a scientist and a novelist, always careful to include historical and contemporary perspectives....

The Landauer limit and thermodynamics of biological computation

Annual Science Board Symposium - New Science. New Horizons.

A statistical physicist looks at some complex systems

Annual Science Board Symposium - New Science. New Horizons.

The science of measuring quality and value in health care: Complexity and vulnerability

Annual Science Board Symposium - New Science. New Horizons.

Lightning Research Talks 2

Annual Science Board Symposium - New Science. New Horizons.

Lightning Research Talks 1

Annual Science Board Symposium New Science. New Horizons.

How interaction of mind and environment shapes social judgments

Annual Science Board Symposium - New Science. New Horizons.