Complex Systems Resources
Internet and Media Resources, from the Wiley journal Complexity
Complex Adaptive Systems and Artificial Life, web resource links from Moshe Sipper, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Organizations as Self-Adaptive Complex Systems, web resource links in complexity and chaos for and related to businesses, institutions, economic systems.
Artificial Life Software
- The Virtual Laboratory
Physics related applets and similar on line resources, from the Internet Pilot to Physics
- The Primordial Soup
Kitchen Cellular automata and their evolution, with applets, from David Griffeath, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
modeling environment for exploring the workings of decentralized systems", for Macintosh, from MIT Media Lab
Starlogo programs, from Penn State
- Maine Starlogo
communities - resources, on-line tutorials, and more models.
- Connected Mathematics: Making
sense of Complex Phenomena ...", the StarLogoT modelling language, models, and much more, from the Center for Connected Learning and Computer Based Modelling at Tufts University. Also from there:
Cybernetics Group" - "It seems as if the bacterial colony can not only compute better
then the best parallel computers we have, but can also think and even be creative", from School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University
- Boids, by their creator
- Labs and Applets
The Most Complex Machine, computer basics, by David Eck, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Artificial Life Research Concept, abundant resources at a variety of levels from the CALResCo group
- Models in brain and
cognitive sciences, Psych 4103 at McMaster University, by Sue Becker (with Java models)
- Wondering what complex systems are all about? Here's a
comprensive site on Complex
Systems by David Green in Australia...
- The LBL Imaging and
Distributed Computing Group
- MIT Press's Artificial
- Explore neural networks at NEuroNet, King's College
- The Theoretical Neurobiology
Unit at the University of Antwerp in Belgium uses "realistic
models of neurons and neural networks to explore the function of the
nervous system." They also develop their own neural simulation
software. Check it out!
- Principia Cybernetica
- The Mind
Uploading Home Page is "dedicated to the putative future process
of copying one's mind from the natural substrate of the brain into an
artificial one, manufactured by humans"...
- The overarching objective for the Center for Complex Systems at
Florida Atlantic University is to "understand the mechanisms and
principles underlying complex behavior on all levels, from molecules
and cells to whole brain functioning...
- Explore chaos with the Chaos Group at U
Maryland... This site also has a listing of nonlinear science
resources as well as an annotated bibliography...
- Another chaos site at the Center for Complex Systems Research of
the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign... Whew! Long name, huh?
- The Santa Fe Institute is
a research and education center devoted to pursuing emerging sciences,
including the field of artificial life and complex systems...
- A listing of Artificial Intelligence
Resources from the NRC-CNRC Institute for Information
- Here's a page where you can download Macintosh
Artificial Life Software like EasyLife, Mac Cellular Automata,
Evolv-O-Matic, and MacTierra...
- More software for modeling and researching complexity at an
ftp site called Encore!
- Not sure what to call all the wonderful patterns you find in
the Game of Life? Do not fear, for here is Conway's Life
"The Artificial Life Resource"...
a page devoted to the Game of Life - but with a different set of