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Info-Metrics Institute | Workshop Proceedings, Spring 2011

Proceedings: Info-Metrics across the Sciences

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Welcoming Remarks

Cornelius M. Kerwin, President, American University

Please see below for
Peter Steinbach visualizations:

Protein Structure and Biological Function: Protein Folding

Protein Structure and Biological Function: Protein Dynamics

Info-Metrics and Workshop’s Objectives

Amos Golan (American U.) presentation

 

Session I

Chair: David Wolpert (NASA)
Classical Correlations, Quantum Correlations, and Magical Correlations presentation
Nathan L. Harshman
(Physics; American U.)

 

Session II

Chair: Robert Lerman (American U. and Urban Institute)
Whose Entropy? presentation
Raphael D. Levine
(Chemistry and Biochemistry, Molecular and Medical Pharmacology; The Hebrew U. and UCLA)
Discussant: Amos Golan (American U.) presentation

 

Session III

Chair: Nicholas M. Kiefer (Cornell)
Inferring Multivariate Interaction Models from Empirical Data presentation
Ilya Nemenman
(Physics and Biology; Emory U.)

 

Session IV

Chair and Discussant: James Bono (American U.)
An Entropic Framework for Modeling Economies presentation
Ariel Caticha
(Physics; SUNY Albany)
(Joint with A. Golan)

 

Session V

Chair: Pieter Adriaans (U. Amsterdam)
Why are the Data Too Good to be True? presentation
Teddy Seidenfeld
(Philosophy and Statistics; Carnegie Mellon) 

 

Session VI

Chair: Robin Lumsdaine (American U.)
Inferring Lifetime Distributions from Kinetics by Maximizing Entropy Using a Bootstrapped Model presentation—and please see visualizations below
Peter J. Steinbach (Center for Molecular Modeling; Center for Information Technology; NIH)

 

Session VII

Chair: Ximing Wu (Texas A & M)
Entropy Maximization and Distributions of Money, Income, and Energy Consumption in the Market Economy presentation
Victor Yakovenko
(Physics; U. Md. College Park)

 

Round Table – Info-Metrics: Information Processing across the Sciences

Moderator: Pieter Adriaans (U. Amsterdam) presentation
William Greene (NYU)
Nicholas M. Kiefer (Cornell)
Robin Lumsdaine (American U.)
John Rust (U Md. College Park)
David Wolpert (NASA)

 

Peter Steinbach Visualizations

Protein Structure and Biological Function: Protein Folding

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"Protein Structure and Biological Function: Protein Folding"; visualization by Peter Steinbach from Info-Metrics across the Sciences workshop at AU, spring 2011.

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"Protein Structure and Biological Function: Protein Dynamics"; visualization by Peter Steinbach from Info-Metrics across the Sciences workshop at AU, spring 2011.