March 29 - 30, 2001
Dr. Donald Mikulecky, Virginia Commonwealth University
Topics: "The complexity of science and the science of complexity: How to survive in a self-referential world" and "If the Whole World is Complex, Why Bother?"
April 5 - 6, 2001
Dr. Stuart Kauffman, Santa Fe Institute
Topics: "Investigations: The physical nature of autonomous agents may answer the question, What is life?" and "Evolution and Co-Evolution on Rugged Fitness Landscapes"
April 27 - 28, 2001
Dr. John Holland, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Topics: "Building Blocks, Genetic Algorithms, and Innovation" and "Recent Advances in Genetic Algorithms"
May 8 - 9, 2001
Dr. Michael Lissack, Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence
Topics: "Complexity and Coherence" and "Coherence, Complexity, and Jenson's Inequality"
Dr. Kenrick Mock, UAA Mathematics Department
Artificial Intelligence: Is your computer alive?
Dr. Jim Pantaleone, UAA Physics Department
Dr. John Beebee, UAA Mathematics Department
Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth, UAA School of Engineering
The Study and Implementation of Complex Systems in Business and Engineering
Dr. Greg Protasel, UAA College of Business and Public Policy
Managing Businesses Through the Use of Complexity
Dr. Mary Logan, UAA School of Nursing
Incorporating Multi-Agent Modeling Into Healthcare Policy