Courses Taught by Marisa Eisenberg

EPID638: Computer Modeling Of Complex Systems

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Marisa Eisenberg (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Undergraduates are allowed to enroll in this course.
  • Description: This course is focused on agent-based models (ABMs), applied to a range of social, biological, and epidemiological problems (as well as other systems potentially). We also cover several other modeling areas such as networks, cellular automata, basic probability distributions and statistics, computer programming, and a review of important ABM papers.
  • Learning Objectives: Explain the role of quantitative and qualitative methods and sciences in describing and assessing a population's health Explain an ecological perspective on the connections among human health, animal health and ecosystem health (e.g., One Health)
  • This course is cross-listed with CMPLXSYS 530 in the Literature, Science and Arts department.
  • Syllabus for EPID638
Marisa Eisenberg