Speaker: Dr. Chris Bauch, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph
Title: How mathematics can help explain vaccine scares and associated disease dynamics
Date: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
Category: Seminar

Abstract:

Mortality due to vaccine-preventable infectious diseases is […]

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Social Distance Games

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Speaker: Katherine Larson
Title: Social Distance Games
Date: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
Category: Seminar

Professor Kate Larson, Associate Professor with the Cheriton School of Computer Science (University of Waterloo), lectures on coalitional games. These games involve players interacting together in tandem to accomplish more together than they would individually. Her work, done […]

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Speaker: Mark Hancock
Title: Leveraging Physical Actions to Interact with Digital Surfaces
Date: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
Category: Seminar

Mark Hancock, Assistant Professor in the Department of Management Sciences (University of Waterloo), lectures on how people can start thinking of their bodies as an extension of the virtual world. He discusses studies […]

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Speaker: Shreyas Sundaram
Title: Diffusing Information and Reaching Agreement in Networks: Convergence and Resilience
Date: Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
Category: Seminar

Professor Shreyas Sundaram of the University of Waterloo provides an overview of some recent approaches to analyzing the dynamics of information propagation in networks. He describes how tools from Markov chain […]

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Speaker: John R. Clymer
Title: Simulation-Based Engineering of Complex Systems
Date: Wednesday, October 6 and 7, 2010
Category: Talk, Course

John R. Clymer of California State University Fullerton (CSUF) describes the ExtendSim and OpEMCSS library toolsets as methods for designing models based on complex, context-sensitive interactions.

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Speaker: Frances Westley
Title: Complexity Approach to Change and Transformation
Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Category: Talk

Social innovation alters the basic routines and beliefs of a society, but the durability and scale necessary to generate this momentum requires enough interactive opportunity and action. Professor Frances Westley, Director of Social Innovation Generation […]

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