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EC3: Complex Systems in Science and Society

Lecture

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The speaker will describe how mathematics gives power to the popular concepts of emergence, tipping points and nudging.

Date and Time

28 February 2013 - 19:00-21:00

Location

Reading, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the Berkshire local network.


About this event

Speaker

Robert MacKay FRS, CPhys FInstP, CMath FIMA.


Additional information

This talk is being given by the President of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. The world around us is complex: it has many interdependent components. Mathematics is the key to understanding, predicting, controlling and designing complex systems. I will describe how mathematics gives power to the popular concepts of emergence, tipping points and nudging, and discuss the potential of complex systems science for engineering and technology.

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