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Simon DeDeo

Assistant Professor, School of Informatics and Computing

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  • A.B., Astronomy & Astrophysics at Harvard University, 2000
  • Masters, Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics in MASt at University of Cambridge, 2001
  • Ph.D., Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University, 2005

Research Interests

Problems in applied mathematics, and in biological and social systems

My research centers on problems in cognition in large-scale biological and social systems.

Recent papers from my work with a wide network of collaborators includes Collective Phenomena and Non-Finite State Computation in a Human Social System (PLoS ONE), Bootstrap Methods for the Empirical Study of Decision-Making and Information Flows in Social Systems (Entropy), Effective Theories of Circuits and Automata (Chaos), and Evidence of Strategic Periodicities in Collective Conflict Dynamics (J. Roy. Soc. Interface).