The lecture will cover:
The lecture slides are available on the VLE
The video recording of the lecture is available on the VLE.
To really get a handle on the ideas presented in the lecture, you'll need to do some background reading / watching. These resources are a good place to start.
Understanding the distinction between these two terms is tricky, and the situation isn't helped by the fact that they are often used interchangeably.
This website has a nice, succinct comparison.
The BBC has a fantastic series (available as a podcast to download) called "A Brief History of Mathematics". They are all worth listening to, but episode 8 in particular discusses the work of Henri Poincare who inadvertently stumbled upon the mathematics of chaos.
Download the episode here.
A full-length BBC documentary, available on Box of Broadcasts.
A great presentation about the world as a complex system. Available on TED
Probably my favourite academic book! Read a chapter or two on complexity or chaos.
Flake, G. (1998) The Computational Beauty of Nature. MIT Press
The practical for this week goes over how to make a more advanced model.
Practical 3 - An Advanced NetLogo Model