The course presents the history, methodology and impact of informatics; students are introduced to various approaches to informatics via the appropriate literature, as well as a familiarization with what constitutes research in the field and relevant funding opportunities. There is a focus on computational and systems thinking in science and society. The course is required for the PhD in Informatics as well as the NSF-NRT Interdisciplinary Training Program in Complex Networks and Systems at Indiana University.
Semesters: Fall 2017, 2015, 2014, 2008
This seminar is designed to present and discuss the history, methodology and impact of complex networks & systems; we cover key literature as well as recent advances in the field.
Semesters: Spring 2016, 2014, 2012
Students will be introduced to fundamental topics in bio-inspired computing, and build up their proficiency in the application of various algorithms in real-world problems.
Semesters: Fall 2005; Spring 2007; Fall 2007; Spring 2009; Fall 2010-2012
Students will be introduced to fundamental topics in Informatics while developing a basic understanding of Information Theory. They will build up their proficiency in Information Technology as detailed in the course syllabus, emphasizing its use in the modeling of nature and technology.
Semesters: Spring 2005; 2006; 2007
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