Speaker: Scott Heckbert, Ph.D.
Title: Agent-based modelling and GIS: applications to land use change and environmental modelling
Date: Monday, May 26, 2014 at 12:00 noon
A video of the talk can be found at the bottom of the page.
This presentation will demonstrate current applications using agent-based […]Continue Reading →
Speaker: Marcin Jakubowski, Ph.D.
Title: Open Source Ecology: Towards the Open Source Economy
Date: Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at 6pm-8pm
A video of the presentation can be found below.
Where consumption has become our major daily activity, we rarely ask what it means to ‘produce’ something. Open, collaborative […]Continue Reading →
Speaker: Mireille E. Broucke
Date: Monday, March 31st, 2014, 2-4pm
Title: Reach Control Problem
Mireille E. Broucke obtained a B.S. degree (with highest honors) in Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin in 1984 and the M.S. and Ph.D. […]Continue Reading →
Scope and Purpose of Symposium:
Recent years have seen accelerating development of crowd-sourced and remotely sensed “big” data from real-world systems such as urban land markets, global financial networks, epidemic diseases, and the Earth’s climate. Concurrently, development of computer simulations designed to model the systems producing these data has also accelerated. As a result […]Continue Reading →
Speaker: Chris Eliasmith, Professor of Philosophy and Design Systems Engineering, Director of the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience at University of Waterloo
Date: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Title: Handling the complexities of large-scale brain models
Recent high-profile brain simulations, including those of the 1 billion […]
Speaker: Sheldon Solomon, Professor of Psychology at Skidmore College
Title: Afraid of the Dark: Humanity at the Crossroads
Date: Friday, October 4th, 2013
“Humanity today is like a waking dreamer, caught between the fantasies of sleep and the chaos of the real world. The […]