Berlin 2018 – wissenschaftliches Programm
BP 30: Focus Session: Complex Contagion Phenomena I (joint session SOE/DY/BP)
Donnerstag, 15. März 2018, 09:30–13:15, MA 001
Contagion processes are stochastic dynamical systems that are ubiquitous in natural and engineered systems and their fundamental understanding is of crucial importance for prediction and control of large-scale system behavior. A classical example of a contagion process is the spread of infectious diseases. In addition, in recent years, there has been also an increased scientific interest in so-called social contagion phenomena, which is largely fueled by the rise of digital communication in online social platforms. New challenges that arise due to the digital transformation of communication can be addressed by developing new concepts like collective risk perception.
(Session organizers and chairs: Philipp Hövel, Pawel Romanczuk, and Jonathan Donges)