EVENTS

“Dynamic mechanism design for a global commons”. Rodrigo Harrison’s CICS Lecture

CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE Rodrigo Harrison is currently an Assistant Professor at the Instituto de Economía of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He obtained his Ph. D. in Economics at the Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA.  Lecture: "Dynamic mechanism design for a global commons" When: Tuesday, 27th May, 14:00 hrs. Where: Sala Penal, Universidad del Desarrollo, campus ...

CICS Lecture Series on urban’s complexity and diversity 3/6: “Bibliometrics and the domains of the ecological science”

CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE Ana Borthagaray will deliver the third lecture of the CICS Lecture Series on Urban’s Complexity and Diversity, titled "Bibliometrics and the domains of the ecological science". Ecology is a heterogeneous science, with researchers focused on different ecosystems and organization level, or motivated by apply, descriptive, or theoretical problems. It was proposed that this discrepancy in focus ...

CICS Lecture Series on urban’s complexity and diversity 2/6: “Cities as organisms, a useful approach for urban sustainability?”

CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE Horacio Samaniego will deliver the second lecture of the CICS Lecture Series on Urban's Complexity and Diversity, titled "Cities as organisms, a useful approach for urban sustainability?" Imagining the "city as an organism" is a long-standing practice. However, recent advances in ecology allow to formalize such analogy to account for old-known regularities in the size distribution ...

CICS launches its Lecture Series on urban’s complexity and diversity

Next Tuesday, 25th March: “Cities as organisms, a useful approach for urban sustainability?”   Miguel Angel Fuentes will deliver the first lecture of the CICS Lecture Series on Urban's Complexity and Diversity, titled "Continuous models in urban systems". This talk will discuss models for the understanding of some characteristics of labor diversity in current societies. These models involve deterministic dynamics ...

SFI-UDD Complex Systems Summer School Chile Public Lectures

CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE Graham Spencer, head director of engineering at Google, and David Krakauer, director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin, Madison will be the main speakers at the event which will mark the end of the Complex System Summer School Chile (CSSS), organized by the ...

CICS’s “Networks everywhere: What does Twitter, our society and brain have in common?” Public Workshop

CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE In this workshop we will present properties of Complex Networks and their implications in our life. Complex Network Theory is a branch of Complexity Sciences, the research field responsible for studying Complex Systems. Through examples and simulations, the participants will learn about common properties behind systems that ...

The Instituto de Sistemas Complejos de Valparaiso is accepting applications for their Complex Systems Summer School

Applications are being accepted for the XII Summer School 2014 at Instituto de Sistemas Complejos de Valparaiso that will take place in Valparaiso during the 13th and 17th of January 2014. In this opportunity the annual program will focus on Complex-Cities, which provides the environment in which a large variety of ...

CICS’s “Why do people cooperate? Lessons from experimental game-theory” Public Workshop

CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE In this workshop we will present two game-theoretic models of cooperation: the public good game and the common pool resource game. We will also review a series of experiments that use these games to investigate cooperative behaviors of actual people. From the accumulated experimental evidence we will ...

CICS participated in Links 2013 at MIT

Carlos Rodríguez Sickert, member of CICS, delivered a lecture entitled “Experimental Game Theory and Social Context” at Links 2013 conference, that was held during July 22 and 23 at MIT Media Lab Conference Space, USA. Link 2013 is defined as an “Anti-disciplinary conference for the intellectually promiscuous” that invited people from ...

CICS’s Game Theory and Moral Behavior Public Workshop

CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE This workshop introduces basic concepts of Game Theory, reviews the experimental evidence of canonical social dilemmas and discusses alternative models of moral behavior within these dilemmas. The talks (1 session per day) are oriented to diverse and non-specialist public. The main objectives are (i) to provide basic tools for ...

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