Simplifying Complexity Evolution and Biological Complexity
Timothy Bonebrake November 5, 2014
I. Important figures and events in the development of evolutionary theory
1. Darwinism
a. William Paley (1743-1805) Natura

Evolu;on and Biological
Complexity (Part I)
Dr. Timothy Bonebrake
Simplifying Complexity
November 5 2014
Nobu Tamura (h,p:/spinops.blogspot.com)
Darwin and the
Modern Synthesis
Nobu Tamura (h,p:/spinops.blogspot.com)

LECTURE 4
CHAOS
PART 2: UNIVERSAL
CHARACTERISTICS
CCST9048 Simplifying Complexity
University of Hong Kong
Dr. Tim Wotherspoon
News
Due to Holiday on 2 October and No. 8 Typhoon Signal on
16 September, the total number of tutorials has been
reduced from 1

Evolu&on and Biological Complexity (Part II)
Dr. Timothy Bonebrake
Simplifying Complexity
November 12 2014
Reec&on
hJp:/evolu&on.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIIENaturalSelec&on.shtml
Genes and complexity of life
Where do tr

LECTURE 2 -FRACTALS
CCST9048 Simplifying Complexity
University of Hong Kong
Dr. Tim Wotherspoon
A Few Reminders
Problem Set is Due a week from today!
Please print out a copy of the assignment from the
Moodle homepage and return it to the submission box

Dr. Timothy Bonebrake
Simplifying Complexity
October 29 2014
Networks and Society
Course Road Map
Lectures
Topic
Date
Instructor
Understanding Complexity
3 Sept.
Dr. Bonebrake
Fractals
10 Sept.
Dr. Wotherspoon
Cha

LECTURE 5
CELLULAR AUTOMATA AND
CONWAYS GAME OF LIFE
CCST9048 Simplifying Complexity
University of Hong Kong
Dr. Tim Wotherspoon
News
Problem Set 3 will be made available very soon. This
problem set will be significantly shorter than the first two
and is

Simplifying Complexity
Dr. Timothy Bonebrake
Dr. Timothy Wotherspoon
Understanding Complexity
An Introduc+on
Dr. Timothy Bonebrake
A Very Brief
History of Science
Aristotle
The Elements
The phenomena of genera@on of

Simplifying Complexity Urban Scaling
Timothy Bonebrake November 26, 2014
I. Urban metabolism
1. Just like an organism, a city must produce and use energy
2. One of the first studies to examine cities through urba

Simplifying Complexity Evolution and Biological Complexity Part II
Timothy Bonebrake November 12, 2014
I. Reflection and review
1. Natural selection: variation in traits, differential reproduction, heredity.
2. Fewer h

Simplifying Complexity Networks and Society
Timothy Bonebrake October 29, 2014
I. Course road map
1. Weve now defined complexity and weve explored some of the mechanisms
and features of complexity. Now we ask, ho