peter mcowan

Science on Screen: The Prestige with Peter McOwan

The second in the LML and Barbican joint Science on Screen series took place on 16 June with Professor of Computer Science Peter McOwan introducing one of his favourite films “The Prestige”. Read more

why cooperate

Why cooperate?

Ole Peters and Alex Adamou have written a paper titled The evolutionary advantage of cooperation. Here they show how the simple and universal setting of noisy multiplicative growth predicts the formation of cooperating units Read more

data driven prediction

Data-driven prediction of thresholded time series of rainfall and self-organized criticality models

Together with co-authors with Anna Deluca and Álvaro Corral, Nicholas has studied the predictability of thresholded events in rain data and the Manna model. Specifically, a running hazard function is used as a decision variable Read more

perils of thresholding

The perils of thresholding

Together with co-authors Francesc Font-Clos, Gunnar Pruessner and Anna Deluca, Nicholas has studied the effect of thresholding on birth-death processes. The exact distribution of the duration time above threshold can be computed. Read more