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Overview

We use mathematical models and computer simulations to study how information flows through the world.

Our work on these questions leads us through evolutionary biology, animal behavior, philosophy of biology, network theory, epidemiology, and even into domains of the social sciences such as economics and bibliometrics.

News

July 10, 2015 Carl Bergstrom spoke at the Microsoft Big Scholarly Data workshop in Redmond, WA. He argued that the scholarly community relies too heavily on Google Scholar, and made a case for community development of transparent academic search technolgoy. Slides via slideshare.

July 4, 2015. Incoming graduate student Ryan McGee has been awarded a two-year Data Science IGERT fellowship. Congratulations, Ryan!

June 23, 2015. We launched our totally redesigned Eigenfactor.org website, updated with Eigenfactor metrics through 2013 and introducing the new Normalized Eigenfactor scores.

May 21, 2015. Carl Bergstrom and Ben Kerr published Nature News and Views piece on intransitive microbial interactions.

April 26, 2015. Videos of Carl Bergstrom speaking on resistance evolution in epidemic diseases and Frazer Meacham speaking on evolutionary vulnerability to anxiety disorders, from the International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health (ISEMPH) meeting at Arizona State University last March.