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1 The Butterfly Effect - What Does it Really Signify? Tim Palmer discusses Ed Lorenz the man and his work, and compares and contrasts the meaning of the “Butterfly Effect" as most people understand it today, and as Lorenz himself intended it to mean. Tim Palmer 18 May 2017
2 Quantum Marginal Problem and Generalized Pauli Constraints I will give an introduction to the univariate quantum marginal problem using an elementary mathematical point of view. In particular, I will explain how extremality of the local spectrum carries structural information about the global wave function. David Gross 21 Oct 2016
3 The 17th Ockham Lecture - 'Physics in the World of Ideas: Complexity as Energy' Given by Professor Yuri Manin, Professor Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany; Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA; Principal Researcher, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. Yuri Manin 03 Jun 2015
4 Cooperation, Norms and Conflict: Towards Simulating the Foundations of Society In order to understand social systems, it is essential to identify the circumstances under which individuals spontaneously start cooperating or developing shared behaviors, norms, and culture. Dirk Helbing 05 Mar 2010
5 Creative Commons Ocean Circulation and Climate: Observing and Modelling the Global Ocean The oceans are a critical component of the climate system, storing roughly 1000 times as much heat, and 50 times as much carbon, as the atmosphere. David Marshall 18 Feb 2010
6 Creative Commons Anticipating Future Complexity: Are Systems Such as Cities Getting More Complex? Cities are getting more complex as their residents acquire more and more ways in which they can interact with one another. Mike Batty 17 Feb 2010
7 Creative Commons Growth, Innovation, and the Pace of Life from Cells and Ecosystems to Cities and Corporations; Are They Sustainable? Growth, Innovation, and the Pace of Life from Cells and Ecosystems to Cities and Corporations; Are They Sustainable? Geoffrey West 05 Feb 2010
8 Service-delivery innovations: Perspectives on medical innovation in the UK Innovations in service-delivery can improve efficiency, but they may be resisted before they are accepted. What can be done to manage this? Steve Fairman, Colin Mayer, Matthew Harris 04 Nov 2009