Introduction to Dynamics and Chaos: Enroll now!
Have you always wanted to know what "chaos theory" means? Is the "butterfly effect" real? How far in advance can weather be predicted? Why, exactly, does beer warm up? If you've been wondering about all this and more, you will definitely want to take Dave Feldman's wonderful course, Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos, starting January 5, 2015, right here on Complexity Explorer. You don't have to be a math whiz to take this course; a good grasp of high-school algebra is all that is needed.
Dave Feldman is Professor of Physics and Mathematics at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine. He is an amazing teacher who communicates complex ideas in a friendly, welcoming, and accessible manner. Dave's teaching experience ranges from teaching high school math in Tennessee, to lecturing on physics in Rwanda, to directing Santa Fe Institute's summer school in China. Dave's textbook, Chaos and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction introduces the major ideas of dynamical systems to students in a clear and substantial way, using only basic algebra.
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