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Aaron Clauset is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Fellow in the Colorado Initiative for
 

Summary: Aaron Clauset is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the
University of Colorado at Boulder and a Fellow in the Colorado Initiative for
Molecular Biotechnology. He holds a BS in Physics from Haverford College, a
PhD in Computer Science from the University of New Mexico, and was an
Omidyar Fellow at the prestigious Santa Fe Institute. His research focuses on
developing new and useful computational tools for analyzing and modeling
complex social and biological systems. He is widely regarded as a leading
expert in analyzing large social networks, in power-law distributions
and in the statistical patterns of global terrorism.
NICO coffee hour will follow for questions, networking and collaboration.
http://www.northwestern.edu/nico
NICO is pleased to present:
Aaron Clauset
October 5, 2011 | 12:00 to 01:00 P | Chambers Hall, Lower Level | 600 Foster Street
Refreshments served at 11:30 A
The large-scale and long-term dynamics of terrorism and civil wars
Terrorism and warfare are often assumed simultaneously senseless,
contingent and highly strategic. Like earthquakes, these forms of mass
human violence can be catastrophic and seem largely unpredictable. But
earthquakes are successfully forecasted via good statistical methods and a

  

Source: Amaral, Luis A.N. - Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University

 

Collections: Physics; Biology and Medicine