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Insight into Brain’s Complexity Revealed Thanks to New Applications of Mathematics

The lack of a formal link between neural network structure and its emergent function has hampered our understanding of how the brain processes information. The discovery of a mathematical framework to describe the emergent behaviour of the network in terms of its underlying structure comes one step closer. Continue reading

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John Holland, ‘Father of Complexity,’ Dies at 86

Reposted from https://reason.com/blog/2015/08/31/john-holland-father-of-complexity-dies-a Pioneer in complex adaptive systems passed away earlier this month by Ed Krayewski|Aug. 31, 2015 7:15 am University of Michigan Earlier this month, the computer scientist and psychologist John Holland passed away. Holland is known as the “father of … Continue reading

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Jazz and Complexity (Ode to Chick Corea)

I had the good fortune of attending the Chick Corea solo piano gig on April 9, 2014 at Blues Alley in Washington, DC.   I had been eagerly awaiting the evening since I am a Chick Corea aficionado.  I was not disappointed! … Continue reading

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