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Searching for simpler models

  • The Skylight Room (Rm. 9100) at The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)

There has been remarkable progress in turning our qualitative preference for simple models of the natural world into quantitative, mathematical principles. We explore these developments, both as general principles and in examples from biological systems and deep neural networks.

Speakers & Full Day Schedule TBD.
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Sponsored by the Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences, and by the CUNY doctoral programs in Physics and Biology. Supported in part by the Center for the Physics of Biological Function, a joint effort of The Graduate Center and Princeton University. For more information please visit and

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