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Selected Talks

J. P. Crutchfield, Mutually Incompatible Realities and the Cost of Extracting Meaning from Complex Environments: Workshop on “Information Engines”, Telluride Science Research Center, Telluride, Colorado, 19-27 August 2018. And, Workshop on “Origins of Life”, Beyond Center, ASU, 13 November 2018. (PDF).
J. P. Crutchfield, Demonology: The Curious Role of Intelligence in Physics and Biology: Colloquium, Physics Department, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 9 November 2017. Video.
J. P. Crutchfield, Hierarchical Thermodynamics: Workshop on the “Information Engines at the Frontiers of Nanoscale Thermodynamics”, Telluride Science Research Center, 3 August 2017. And, workshop on “Thermodynamics Towards a New Synthesis”, Santa Fe Institute, 18 August 2017. (PDF).
J. P. Crutchfield, The Complexity of Simplicity: Workshop on the “Frontiers of Quantum and Complexity Science”, Center for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore, 9 January 2017. (video) (PDF).
J. P. Crutchfield, Demon Dynamics: Deterministic Chaos, the Szilard Map, and the Intelligence of Thermodynamic Systems, Colloquium, Center for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore, 13 January 2017. (video)
J. P. Crutchfield, Origins of Intelligence in Systems of Evolving Adapting Agents: FQXi 5th International Conference on “If a Tree Falls: The Physics of What Happens and Who is Listening”, Banff, Canada, 17-22 August 2016. (Youtube).
J. P. Crutchfield, Demon Dynamics: Deterministic Chaos, the Szilard Map, & the Intelligence of Thermodynamic Systems: Workshop on “Information Engines”, Telluride Science Research Center, Telluride, 23 June 2016. (PDF).
Chun-Biu Li, The Hidden Markov Modeling with Exact Information Content of Dwell-Time Time Series: Complexity Sciences Center, UC Davis, 17 September 2013. (MOV).
John Mahoney, Causal Irreversibility in Stochastic Processes: Complexity Sciences Center, UC Davis, 11 September 2013. (MOV).
Paul Riechers, Complexity Per Spectral PerSpective: Complexity Sciences Center, UC Davis, 22 May 2013. (MOV).
Computation at the Nanoscale: Thoughts on Information Processing in Novel Materials, Molecules, and Atoms: Telluride Summer Workshop on “The Complexity of Dynamics and Kinetics in Many Dimensions”, Telluride, Colorado, 16-20 June 2013. Slides (PDF). Slides (HTML). Slides with voiceover (MOV).
Past and the Future in the Present: 107th Statistical Mechanics Conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 6-8 May 2012 Slides (PDF). GGAM Mini-Conference (26 January 2013) Slides with voiceover (MOV).
Patterns in Time (PDF), Foundations and Frontiers of Complex Systems, First Latin American Complex Systems Summer School, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina, 5 December 2008.
Structure or Noise? (PDF), Dynamics Days 2008 5 January 2008, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Reconstruction Deconstruction: A Brief History of Building Models of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems (PDF), Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2006, Workshop on Revealing Hidden Elements of Dynamical Systems, 8 December 2006, Whistler, British Columbia.
Objects that Make Objects: The Population Dynamics of Structural Complexity (Breeze stream), Science of Complex Systems Seminar, Center for Computational Science and Engineering, UC Davis, 11 January 2006.
Multiagent Dynamical Systems: Slides (PDF), Video (RealPlayer) (Windows Media Player), Announcement (PDF), Seminar Series in Complex Systems—Between Nature and Science: Advanced Modeling Concepts for Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences Department, UC Davis, 2 June 2005.
Natural Computation (PDF), Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Information Technology, and Cognitive Science (NBIC Convergence 2004), New York City, 25 February 2004.
Complex Systems Theory? (PDF), Santa Fe Institute Retreat, Bishop's Lodge, Santa Fe, 25 October 2003.
Dynamical Embodiments of Computation in Cognitive Processes (PDF), DARPA Information Processing Technologies Office Director Briefing, Santa Fe Institute, 22 October 2003.
Terrorizing Complex Systems (PDF), Business Network Topical Meeting on Modeling Terrorism as a Complex Adaptive System, Santa Fe Institute, 10 April 2003.

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