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Emergence—Simple Rules, Complex Systems

Lecture no. 23 from the course: 12 Essential Scientific Concepts

Emergence—Simple Rules, Complex Systems

Taught by Professor Indre Viskontas | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

The science of emergence explains how simple agents together perform complex feats that are impossible for individual agents to accomplish on their own. Consider what emergence can tell us about seemingly chaotic scenarios through several case studies from wildlife, including ant colonies and flocks of birds.


March 8, 2017