Physics of Social Complexity (PoSCo)

posted Feb 25, 2015, 7:53 PM by Inho Hong
Venue: APCTP Headquarters (POSCO International Center), Pohang
Period: January 28 (Wed), 2015 ~ January 29 (Thu), 2015

The International Workshop on Physics of Social Complexity (PoSCo) is organized in order to bring together the top scientists in the emerging field of social physics, aiming at facilitating the communication and collaboration among participants. The future of social physics will be also discussed in the workshop.

Topics: Various subjects in social physics and econophysics

January 28 (Wednesday) 

- Session 1 [13:00 - 14:30]
Chair: Hang-Hyun Jo 
János Kertész, Kinetics of cascading spread of innovations
Byungnam Kahng, My role model network 
Seung-Woo Son, Nash equilibrium and evolutionary dynamics in semifinalists' dilemma

- coffee break [14:30 - 15:00]

Session 2 [15:00 - 16:30] 
Chair: Takashi Shimada
Zhi-Qiang Jiang, Calling patterns in human communication dynamics
Petter Holme, Modeling the fat tails of size fluctuations in organizations
Sang Hoon Lee, Mesoscale Analyses of Political Networks

- coffee break [16:30 - 17:00]

- Session 3 [17:00 - 18:00] 
Chair: Byungnam Kahng
Jae Woo Lee, X-events and Complex Systems
Hang-Hyun Jo, Coevolution of a network and perception

banquet [18:00 - 20:00]

January 29 (Thursday) 

- sandwiches and drinks [9:00 - 10:00]

- Session 4 [10:00 - 11:30] 
Chair: János Kertész
Takashi Shimada, An "Ising Model" of evolving open systems
Pan-Jun Kim, Food and Nutrition: What the Human Body Wants
Woo-Sung Jung, Complex Network Analysis of the Korean Transportation Network