This course covers several mathematical techniques that are frequently used in complex systems science. The techniques are covered in independent units, taught by different instructors. Each unit has its own prerequisites. Note that this course is meant to introduce students to various important techniques and to provide illustrations of their application in complex systems. A given unit is not meant to offer complete coverage of its topic or substitute for an entire course on that topic.
The units included during this offering of the course are:
(1) Introduction to differential equations (David Feldman)
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Excellent and surprising connections. Some references to rigorous treatment and more example problems will be appreciated. Often it is mentioned about non-renormalization of gravity but no further info is provided.