News from the world of maths: The Plus podcast: Small worlds on the brain
The science of complexity
What do the human brain, the Internet and climate change have in common? They're all hugely complex, and while they're very different, the tools used to grapple with this complexity are likely to be similar. We visited the Cambridge complex systems consortium, dedicated to building an over-arching science of complexity, and talked to neuroscientist Ed Bullmore, mathematician Frank Kelly and climate scientist Hans Graf about their take on complexity. Listen to the podcast of the interviews.
This podcast accompanies the article Catching terrorists with maths.
posted by Plus @ 11:43 AM