Chair of Sociology, in particular of Modeling and Simulation

From Crowds to Crises

Fall 2011

This is the website of the course "From Crowds to Crises," Fall term 2011. The lecture takes place every Monday from 10-12 AM in room IFW C 33. Lecture material for students can be found below.

Important: The material is intended for personal use in the context of this course only; redistributing, citing or publishing any of the material provided is strictly prohibited.

Course Material

Please find the list of lectures below; the course material is provided as pdf files.

0 - Introductory Lecture
1 - Self-Organization of Pedestrians in Space and Time (03.10.2011) pdf
2 - Social Influence, Social Norms and the Wisdom of Crowds (10.10.2011) pdf; Related Articles
3 - Crowd Dynamics and Evacuation (17.10.2011) pdf
4 - Complex Traffic Dynamics on Freeways (24.10.2011) pdf
5 - Traffic flows in Urban Networks (31.10.2011) pdf
6 - Modeling Social Systems, Self-organized Coordination, and the Emergence of Cooperation(07.11.2011) pdf
7 - Cooperation, norms and conflict: toward simulating the foundations of society (14.11.2011) pdf
8 - Social Norms, Opinion Formation and Experimental Studies (21.11.2011) pdf
9 - Network Theory (28.11.2011) pdf
10 - Systemic Instabilities and Disaster Spreading (05.12.2011) pdf
11 - Modeling Conflict (12.12.2011)
12 - Exam (19.12.2011)  

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