Research themes

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EDU Research Themes - A Partial List

  • Anthropic bias and observer selection effects.
  • Anthropic, fine-tuning, and multiverse/ensemble models in cosmology.
  • Acceleration studies at the universe and subsystem scales.
  • Astrobiology, Fermi paradox, and SETI.
  • Complexity, emergence, ergodicity, and nonlinear science models with organic and computational features.
  • Computational models and analogies applied at the universe and subsystem scales.
  • Computer science, cognitive science, and other models of intelligence at all systems scales.
  • Cosmological natural selection (CNS) and CNS with a role for internal intelligence (CNS-I)
  • Cosmology with organic and computational features.
  • Directionality and convergent evolution in macrobiological systems.
  • Evolutionary and developmental processes in evo-devo and theoretical biology.
  • Evolutionary and developmental processes in non-biological systems (physical, chemical, cultural, technological).
  • Hierarchy, modularity, and self-organization theory at the universe and subsystem scales.
  • Information theory of evolution and development.
  • Information theory at the universe and subsystem scales.
  • Non-equilibrium dissipative structures at the universe and subsystem scales.
  • Philosophy with organic and computational features at the universe and subsystem scales.
  • Scale invariance and self-similarity models at the universe and subsystem scales.
  • Self-reference, iteration, and recursion models at the universe and subsystem scales.
  • Statistical/probabilistic distributions and predictability at the universe and subsystem scales.
  • Systems models relating physical, chemical, biological, cultural, and technological (PCBCT) subsystems
  • Systems theory with organic and computational features.