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19.06.2015 | COSS Professorship

COSS Summer Workshop 2015

Program

From June 24th to July 1st the COSS team will hold its annual summer workshop. Read more 

21.05.2015 | COSS Professorship

Bachelor/Master/Semester Thesis: Human Interactions in Networked Virtual Environments

Human Interactions in Networked Virtual Environments

We offer a thesis supervised by Prof. Christoph Hoelscher (ETH-COG), Dr. Tyler Thrash (ETH-COG), Prof. Mubbasir Kapadia (DRZ/Rutgers), and Prof. Dirk Helbing (ETH-COSS). Read more 

24.04.2015 | COSS Professorship

Student assistant position: Distributed Measurement Systems for Mobile Apps

Curriculum vitae

We are looking for student assistants with knowledge of software engineering, and distributed systems. The work will be pursued in the context of the NervousNet project. Read more 


Talks

03.06.2015

Dirk Helbing talk at the Lake Como School of Advanced Studies in June 29–July 3, 2015

Prof. Helbing will speak at the Lake Como School of Advanced Studies: Advances in Complex Systems at Como, Switzerland. Read more 

03.06.2015

Prof. Helbing will participate at the Lipari School on Computational Complex Systems, July 12–18, 2015

Dirk Helbing will participate at the Lipari School on Computational Complex Systems at Lipari Island, Italy. Read more 


Recent publications

Maximilian Schich, Chaoming Song, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Alexander Mirsky, Mauro Martino, Albert-László Barabási and Dirk Helbing. (2014). A network framework of cultural history. Science 345(6196): 558-562.

Lucas Böttcher, Olivia Woolley-Meza, Nuno A.M. Araujo, Hans J. Herrmann and Dirk Helbing. (2014). Disease-Induced Resource Constraints Can Trigger Explosive Pandemics. SSRN.

Roman Mani, Lucas Böttcher, Hans J. Herrman and Dirk Helbing. (2014). Extreme power law in a driven many-particle system without treshold dynamics. Physical Review E 90: 042201.

Media Responses

02.06.2015

IT Press: A scientist is working on planetary nervous system

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IT Press - a service of the Austrian news agency APA - published an article on the ETH project Nervousnet. Read more 

02.06.2015

The Austrian Krone: A Swiss scientist plans a "planetary nervous system"

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One of the largest newspapers in Austria published an article on the ETH project Nervousnet. Read more 

02.06.2015

Der Standard: Future plan - Global "nervous system" should connect smartphones and equipment sensors

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The ETH project was covered in the online version of the Austrian daily newspaper Der Standard. Read more 


Recent essays

13.10.2014

Big Data, Cloud & Co.: Der Geist ist aus der Flasche

Published in October 2014. Read more 

03.10.2014

FuturICT Blog: Genie out of the bottle

An essay published on FuturICT.blogspot.ch on October 3, 2014 Read more 


 
 
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