WILLIAM SULIS,

B.Sc., M.D. (Psychiatry), M.A., FRCP, Ph.D. (Math), Ph.D. (Physics)

e-mail: s u l i s w@ m c m a s t e r. c a



 

 

Professional Details

 

Practicing Geriatric Psychiatrist (1984-present)

Academic Positions:

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, ON

Associate Member, Department of Psychology, McMaster University, ON

Director, Collective Intelligence Lab (CILab), McMaster University, ON

Co-Director, Psychological Services, Toronto-Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

 

 

Research Interests

 

*       Collective Intelligence,

*       Temperament and psychobiology of mental illness

*       Collective Dynamics

*       Synchronization in Complex Systems,

*       Cellular Automata

*       Random Graphical Dynamical Systems,

*       Quantum Foundations

*       Process Algebra Theory and Models

 

 

Education:

 

Degrees Granted:

 

B.Sc.(Hon) 1976 Mathematics, minor Theoretical Physics, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario.

M.D. 1980 The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

M.A. 1984 Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. Coll

Ph.D. 1989 Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

FRCPC 1984 Psychiatry, The Royal ege of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

Ph.D. 2014 Theoretical Physics, The University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario.

CRCPC 2015 Geriatric Psychiatry, The Royal ege of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

Internship: 1980-1981 Straight Internship in Medicine U.W.O. Affiliated Hospitals

Residency: 1981-1984 Residency in Psychiatry, U.W.O. Affiliated Hospitals

 

Postgraduate Training:

 

March 1983 Psychiatry Board Review Course, Harvard University, USA.

July 1985 Cape Cod Summer Symposium, Psychotherapy of Late Life, New England Educational Institute, USA.

July 1986 Cape Cod Summer Symposium, Geriatric Psychiatry, New England Educational Institute, USA.

June 1993 6th Annual Complex Systems Summer School, Santa Fe Institute.

July 1994 Cape Cod Summer Symposium, Psychotherapy of Disorders of the Self, New England Educational Institute, USA.

July 1996 Cape Cod Summer Symposium, Neuropsychological Testing, New England Educational Institute, USA

 

Awards:

 

[1976] The Governor General's Medal (awarded to the individual having the highest overall grade point average in the graduating class )

[1973] Henry Marshall Tory Scholarship

[1974] Harry Stevenson Southam Scholarship

[1975] Harry Stevenson Southam Scholarship

[1975] Friends of Carleton Scholarship

 

 

Employment History

 

Academic:

 

1984-1991: Clinical Lecturer, Psychiatry, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

1991-1997: Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

1993 - 2002: Associate Member, Computer Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

1993 - present: Associate Member, Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

1997 - present: Associate Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

1997 - present: Director, Collective Intelligence Lab, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

1997 - present: Co-Director, Psychological Services, Toronto-Hamilton, Ontario.

 

Research:

 

[1975-1976] Teaching Assistant, Mathematics 69.010, Carleton University

[1976] - Summer Research Assistant, Dr.L.D.Nel, Carleton University

[1977] - NSERC Summer Studentship, Dr. L. Carey, University of Western Ontario

[1989-1990] - Teaching Assistant, Mathematics, University of Western Ontario

 

 

Scholarly Activities

 

Member, Constitutional Review Committee, The Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, 2005-06.

Chair, Session on "Concepts, Formalisms, Methods and Tools". International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA 2004.

Member of Program committee, NATO Advanced Research Workshop Formal Descriptions of Developing Systems, 2001-2002

Director, NATO Advanced Study Institute "Nonlinear Dynamics in Life and Social Sciences", 1999-2000

Chair, session "Theories of Complex Dynamical Systems", Centennial meeting of the American Physical Society, Atlanta, GA, March, 1999

President, The Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, 1996-1998

Co-organizer of the Internet World Congress on Biomedical Sciences, Chair of the invited symposium "Nonlinear Dynamical Systems in Psychiatry", 1998.

Program Chair for the Sixth (1996), Seventh (1997), and Eighth Annual Meetings of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences

Editorial board of `Dynamical Psychology', 1996-present

Editorial board of ``Nonlinear Dynamics in Psychology and the Life Sciences", 1995-present

Editorial board of "Psychoscience", 1995

Director of International Relations, The Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, 1997-present

External reviewer for O.M.H.F. Grant proposal [1995]

Reviewer for Journal of Mathematical Psychology [1995]

CoReviewer for Psychopharmacology: Two Reviews [1993]

External CoReviewer for NIMH: One Grant Proposal [1993]

Member of the Program Committee of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences [1993]

 

Professional Affiliation

 

*       Member, American Mathematical Society

*       Member, American Physical Society

*      Member, Society for Neuroscience

*       Member Sigma Xi

*       Vice-President, Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences

*       Member, Ontario Medical Association,

*       Fellow, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

*       The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

*       The Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry

*       Member, The American Association for the Advancement of Science

 

 

Publications

 

Books

 

Sulis, W. and Combs, A. (eds.) (1996) Nonlinear Dynamics in Human Behaviour. Singapore: World Scientific.

Sulis W., Trofimova I. (Eds.) (2000) Nonlinear Dynamics in Life and Social Sciences. IOS Press, Amsterdam.

Nation J., Trofimova I., Rand J., Sulis W. (Eds.) (2002) Formal Descriptions of Developing Systems. Kluwer Press.

Sulis, W. Archetypal Dynamics. (Manuscript in progress)

 

Articles

 

1. Sulis, W. (1992). Tempered Neural Networks(1992). Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 1992.

2. Sulis, W. (1993) Emergent Computation in Tempered Neural Networks 1: Dynamical Automata. Proceedings of the WCNN'93.

3. Sulis, W. (1993) Emergent Computation in Tempered Neural Networks 2: Computation Theory. Proceedings of the WCNN'93.

4. Sulis, W. (1993) Naturally Occurring Computational Systems. World Futures 39(4) 225-241.

5. (Invited) Sulis, W. (1995) Naturally Occurring Computational Systems. In Chaos Theory In Psychology and the Life Sciences. R. Robertson, A. Combs (Eds). 103-122. Lawrence Erbaum. New York.

6. Sulis, W. (1995) Driven Cellular Automata. In 1993 Lectures on Complex Systems. Lecture Volume VI in the Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity. 565-578. Addison-Wesley

7. Sulis, W. (1995) Causality in Naturally Occurring Computational Systems. World Futures 44 (2-3) 129-148

8. Sulis, W. (1995) Driven cellular automata, adaptation, and the binding problem. In Advances in Artifical Life, Lectures Notes in Artificial Intelligence 929. F. Moran, A. Moreno, JJ Merelo, P Chacon (Eds.). 824-840. Springer-Verlag. New York

9. Sulis, W. (1996) A Formal Framework for the Study of Collective Intelligence. 5th Conference on Artificial Life, Kyoto, Japan, May 1996.

10. Sulis, W. (1996) TIGoRS and Neural Codes. In Nonlinear Dynamics in Human Behaviour, W. Sulis and A. Combs (Eds.) Singapore: World Scientific.

11. Sulis, W. (1996) Foundations of Collective Intelligence. Nonlinear Dynamics in Psychology and the Life Sciences, 1(1), 30-65, 1996

12. Sulis, W. (1997) Fundamentals of Collective Intelligence. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Science, 1(1), 30-65.

13. Sulis, W. (1997) TIGoRS and Neural Codes. In Nonlinear Dynamics in Human Behaviour, W. Sulis and A. Combs (Eds.) Singapore: World Scientific.

14. Sulis, W (1997) Collective Intelligence as a Model for a Dynamic Unconscious. Psychological Perspectives: Issue Thirty Five: Visionaries. Spring, 64-93.

15. Sulis, W. (1997) Collective Intelligence. In: Trofimova I.N., Budanov V.G. (eds.) (1997). Synergetics and Psychology. Texts. Volume 1. Methodological questions. Moscow. MSSU Press.

16. Sulis W. (1997) Tigors and Neural Codes. In: M.A.Basin, S.V. Charitonov (Eds.). Synergetics and Psychology. Sanct-Petersburg: SPBUVK.

17. Sulis, W. (1998) Dynamical Systems in Psychology: Linguistic Approaches. In The Complex Matters of Mind and Brain, F.Orsucci (ed.), 33-58. Singapore, World Scientific.

18. Sulis, W. (1998) TIGoRS as an Associative Memory in Complex Systems. Complex Systems. Proceedings of International Conference. Oxford Press.

19. Sulis, W. (1998) Dynamical systems in psychobiology. In Chaos, Fractals, Models, F.M. Guindani and G. Salvadori (eds.). Pavia, Italy: Italian University Press.

20. Trofimova I, Potapov, A., Sulis, W. (1998) Collective Effects On Individual Behaviour: In search of Universality. International Journal of Chaos Theory and Applications. Pp.35-45.

21. Sulis, W. (1998) Irrationality and Collective Processes. In: Managing the Complexity, Toronto..

22. Szechtman, H., Eilam, D., Sulis, W. (1998) Quinpirole induces compulsive checking behavior in rats: a potential animal model of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Behavioural Neuroscience. 112 (6), 1475-1485.

23. Sulis W. (1999) Archetypal Dynamics. Papers of the Internet World Congress on Biomedical Sciences.

24. Sulis W. (1999) A Formal Theory of Colletive Intelligence. In: W.Tschacher, J.P.Dauwalder (Eds.) Dynamics, Synergetics, Autonomous Agents. Singapore: World Scientific.

25. Sulis W. (1999) Collective Intelligence. In: Trofimova I.N. (Ed.) (2000). Synergetics and Psychology. Texts. Volume 2. Social Processes. Moscow. Yanus Press. (in Russian). Pp.38-64.

26. Sulis W. Information representation in neural and complex systems. In : Sulis W., Trofimova I. (Eds.) (2000) Nonlinear Dynamics in Life and Social Sciences. IOS Press, Amsterdam.

27. Sulis W., Gupta A. Nonlinear dynamics in psychiatry. In: Sulis W., Trofimova I. (Eds.) (2000) Nonlinear Dynamics in Life and Social Sciences. IOS Press, Amsterdam.

28. Sulis W. (2001) A formal theory of collective intelligence. In: Szuba, T. Computational Collective Intelligence. Wiley Book Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing.

29. Sulis W. (2001) Collective intelligence as a model for the unconscious. In: Szuba, T. Computational Collective Intelligence. Wiley Book Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing.

30. Sulis, W. (2002) Archetypal Dynamics and Emergence. In Nation J., Trofimova I., Rand J., Sulis W. (Eds.) (2002) Formal Descriptions of Developing Systems. Kluwer Press.

31. Sulis W. (2003) Effect TIGoRS in stimuli recognition. In: Arshinov V., Shendyapin V., Trofimova I. (Eds.) Synergetics and Psychology. Texts. Volume 3. Cognitive Processes. Moscow. Yanus Press. (in Russian).

32. Sulis, W. (2004) Archetypal Dynamical Systems and Semantic Frames in Vertical and Horizontal Emergence. Emergence: Complexity and Organizations, 6(3).

33. Sulis, W. (2007) Archetypal Dynamical Systems and Semantic Frames in Vertical and Horizontal Emergence in Cilliers, P (Ed.) (2007) Thinking Complexity. Complexity and Philosophy Vol. 1, ISCE Publishing.

34. Sulis, W. (2008) Stochastic phase decoupling in dynamical networks. Nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and life science. 12(4) 327-358

35. Sulis, W. (2009) Collective intelligence: Observations and models. In S. Guastello, M. Koopmans, D. Pincus (Eds.) Chaos and complexity in psychology. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. (pp. 41-72)

36. Sulis, W. (2010) Archetypal dynamics, emergent situations and the reality game. Nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and life sciences. 14(3) 209-238.

37. Trofimova, I. & Sulis W. (2010). The lability of behavior as a marker of comorbid depression and anxiety. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 1, 3, 190-199. DOI: 10.4236/abb.2010.13027. See PDF

38. Trofimova, I. & Sulis W. (2011). Is temperament activity-specific? Validation of the Structure of Temperament Questionnaire - Compact (STQ-77). International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 11(3), 389-400. See PDF.

39. Sulis, W. (2012) Causal Tapestries for Psychology and Physics. Nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and life sciences, 16(2), 113-1340.

40. Sulis, W. (2014) A process model of quantum mechanics. Journal of modern physics DOI: 10.4236/jmp.2014.516176

41. Sulis, W. (2016) A Process Algebra Model of QED. Journal of Physics: Conference Series Vol 701 (1) 012032

42. Sulis, W. (2016) Synchronization, TIGoRS, and Information Flow in Complex Systems: Disposiitonal Cellular Automata. NDPLS 20(2) 293-317

43. Sulis, W. (2016) Transient Induced Global Response Synchronization. International Journal of Design & Nature and Environment 11(4) 712-21

44. Trofimova, I. & Sulis W. (2016a). Benefits of distinguishing between physical and social-verbal aspects of behaviour: an example of generalized anxiety. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:338. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00338 PDF

45. Trofimova, I. & Sulis, W. (2016b). A study of the coupling of FET temperament traits with Major Depression. Frontiers in Psychology, 7: 1848. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01848. PDF

46. Sulis, W. (2017) Completing Quantum Mechanics. In K. Sienicki, Quantum Mechanics Interpretations. Open Academic Press 350-421

47. Sulis, W, (2017) A Process Algebra Approach to Quantum Electrodynamics: Physics from the Top Up. In: R. Martinez (ed.) Complex Systems: Theory and Applications. Nova Publishing.

48. Sulis, W. (2017) A Process Algebra Approach to Quantum Electrodynamics. International Journal of Theoretical Physics. DOI 10.1007/s10773-017-3366-y

49. Sulis, W. (2017) Modeling stochastic complexity in complex adaptive systems: Non-Kolmogorov probability and the process algebra approach. Nonlinear Dynamics in Psychology and Life Sciences, 21(4) 407-440

50. Trofimova, I. & Sulis W. (2018). There is more to mental illness than just negative affect: comprehensive temperament profiles in depression and anxiety. BMC Psychiatry, 18:125, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-018-1695-x .

51. Sulis, W. (2018) Assessing the continuum between temperament and affective illness: psychiatric and mathematical perspective. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Biology, 373, 1744, doi:10.1098/rstb.2017.0168

52. Trofimova, I., Robbins, T., Sulis, W., Uher, J. (2018) Taxonomies of psychological individual differences: biological perspectives on millennia-long challenges. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Biology. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0152

53. Uher, J., Trofimova, I., Sulis, W., Netter, P., Pessoa, L., Posner, M., Rothbart, M., Rusalov, V., Petersen, I., Schmidt, L. Diversity in action: Exchange of perspectives and reflections on taxonomies of individual differences. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Biology. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0172.

54. Sulis, W. (2019) Transients as the basis for information flow in complex adaptive systems. Entropy, 21(1) 94 DOI: 10.3390/e21010094

55. Sulis, W. (2020) Lessons from collective intelligence. In: Elliot, E., Kiel, D. (Eds.) Chaos Theory in the Social Sciences. University of Michigan Press.

56. Sulis, W. (2020) The Continuum between temperament and mental illness: dynamical perspectives. Neuropsychobiology. https://doi.org/10.1159/000509572.

57. Sulis, W. (2020) An information ontology for the Process Algebra model of non-relativistic quantum mechanics. Entropy 22(2) 136 doi:/10/3390/e222020136.

58. Sulis, W. (2020) Fractals transcendant: Bridging the transpersonal chasm. In: A Fractal Epistemology for a Scientific Psychology: Bridging the Personal with the Transpersonal. Marks-Tarlow, T., Shapiro, Y., Friedman, H., Wolfe, K. (Eds.) Cambridge Scholars Press. pp. 208-242.

59. Sulis, W. (2020) Locality is dead. Long live locality! Frontiers in Physics, 15 September 2020 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fphy.2020.00360.

 

Book Reviews:

 

Sulis, W. (1995) Book Review: The Collapse of Chaos by J. Cohen and I. Stewart. World Futures 44 (2) 191-197.

Sulis, W. (1995) Book Review: The Undivided Universe by D. Bohm and B. Hiley. Quantum Implications: Essays in Honor of David Bohm by B. Hiley and F.D. Peat. World Futures 44 (3) 197-201

Sulis, W. (1997) Book Review: Understanding Nonlinear Dynamics by Daniel Kaplan and Leon Glass. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Science. 1(3), 233-236.

Sulis, W. (1997) Book Review: Chaos, Catastrophe, and Human Affairs by Stephen Guastello, Journal of Economic Organization and Behavior.

Sulis, W. (1998) Book Review: Archetypes and Strange Attractors by John van Enwyck. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Science.

Sulis, W. (1999) Book Review: Physical theory in Biology: Foundations and Explorations. Charles J. Lumsden, Wendy A. Brandts and Lynn E.H. Trainor (Eds.). Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology and Life Sciences 3(3), 301-304.

Sulis, W. (1999) Book Review: An Introduction to Complex Dynamical Systems by Yaneer Bar-Yam. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences, 3(4), 379-382

Trofimova, I., Sulis, W. (2002) Book Review: Putting a New Spin on Groups: the Science of Chaos by Bud A. McClure. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences, 6(3), 285-288

Sulis, W. (2003) Book Review: Nonlinear Dynamics: Techniques and Applications in Psychology by Richard A. Heath. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology and Life Sciences.

 

Technical Reports:

 

Sulis, W. (1989) Orders Generated by Subsets of a Group. Report No. 228, Department of Computer Science, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

Sulis, W. (1989) Monoids, Ordered Sets, and Automata. Report No. 229, Department of Computer Science, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

Sulis, W. (1989) Free Monoids, Free Dimension, and Order. Report No. 232, Department of Computer Science, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

Sulis, W. (1989) The Categorical Structure of Order Automata. Report No. 237, Department of Computer Science, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

Sulis, W. (1989) Finite Free Dimensional Abelian Orders. Report No. 238, Department of Computer Science, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

Sulis, W. (2014) A Processm Moel of Non-Relativistic Quanum Mechanics. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Waterloo

 

 

Presentations

 

Invited Lectures (selected):

 

1. Order Automata, presented to the Department of Computer Science, University of Ottawa, October 1989.

2. Autobiographical Memory: A Review, presented to the Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, February 91.

3. Screening Tools in Geriatric Psychiatry, presented to the West Haldimand General Hospital, Hagersville, Ontario, November 91.

4. Tempered Neural Networks, presented to the Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, January 92.

5. Lectures on Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology and Neurochemistry to Adult Mental Health Services of Haldimand-Norfolk, Geriatric Psychiatry Program, Hagersville, Ontario, February-March 1992.

6. Tempered Neural Networks, presented to Combined Outreach Geriatric Services, Chedoke-McMaster Hospitals, Hamilton, Ontario, February, 1992.

7. Lectures series on Introduction to Neuropsychiatry, presented to Adult Mental Health Services of Haldimand-Norfolk, Geriatric Psychiatry

8. Program, Hagersville, Ontario, April, June 1992.

9. Emergent Computation in Tempered Neural Networks: Effects of Synaptic Modification. Presented to the 5th Annual Research Day, Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University. April 1993.

10. Presented Workshop on Complex Systems, June 28-29 1994, for The Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences.

11. Linguistic Approaches to Computation in Complex Systems. Presented at the 6th Annual Complex Systems Summer School of the Santa Fe Institute. 1994.

12. Synchronization in Complex Systems. Presented to the 6th Annual Research Day, Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, May 1994.

13. Synchronization in Adaptive Stochastic Cellular Automata: Resonance Effects. Presented to the 7th Annual Research Day, Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, April 1995.

14. Algorithmicity and Reductionism in the Study of Mind: Experiment and Speculation. Presented to the 7th Annual Research Day, Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, April 1995.

15. Scaling Laws in an Animal Model of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. International Psychological Congress. Montreal, August, 1996.

16. Transients, Dynamical Languages and Scaling in Psychobiology. University of Muenster, October 1996.

17. External faculty for the Second Mohonk Conference Dedicated to the Self Organizing Psyche, May 1996

18. Scaling in Psychobiology. International Conference on Chaos, Fractals, Models 96. Pavia, Italy, October 1996.

19. Chair, session on Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, International Conference on Chaos, Fractals, Models 96. Pavia, Italy, October 1996.

20. Transients, Dynamical Languages and Scaling. Russian Synergetics Society. Moscow, Russia. November 1996.

21. Driven cellular automata and TIGoRS. Keldysh Institute of Applied mathematics, Moscow, Russia, January 1997

22. Scaling in Psychobiology. Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Scineces, Moscow, Russia, January 1997.

23. Collective Intelligence. Department of Psychology. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, March 1997.

24. A Formal Theory of Collective Intelligence, at Dynamics, Synergetics, Autonomous Agents, Gstaad, March 1997

25. Emergence in Brain and Mind, International Conference on Complex Systems, Nashua, NH, September, 1997.

26. Driven Cellular Automata, at the Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Moscow, January, 1997

27. Introduction to Psychodynamics, at the Department of Law, Moscow State Social University, Moscow, March, 1997

28. TIGoRS and Neural Codes, at <Synergetics and Psychology>, a roundtable hosted by SYNC, St.Petersburg Association of Research Scientists. ,St.Petersburg, March, 1997.

29. Fundamentals of Collective Intelligence. The Conference Managing the Complexity - Toronto, April, 1998.

30. Archetypes and Dynamics within a Unitary Reality ( Symposium, with Robin Robertson ), Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences. Madison, WI August 2001.

31. Chaos, Complexity and Metaphysics ( Symposium, with Jeff Goldstein and Robin Robertson), Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences. Boston, MA, August 2003.

32. Whatís New in Alzheimerís Disease. May 2004. Alzheimerís Society of Haldimand-Norfolk.

33. Archetypal Dynamics: The Reality Game. Understanding Complex Systems. May 2005. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

34. Combinatorial Dynamics 1. Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, Denver, CO. August 2005.

35. Combinatorial Dynamics 2. Workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, Denver, CO. August 2005.

36. Stochastic Phase Decoupling in Random Graphical Dynamical Systems, Oct 2007, NESCI, Boston 39. Archetypes as Symmetries in Complex Systems, Oct 2007, NESCI, Boston1.

37. Fundamentals of Collective Intelligence, Keynote Speaker, International Nonlinear Science Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 2008

38. Fundamentals of Collective Intelligence, Department of Psychology, Kingís College, UWO, 2008

39. Self Organization and Emergent Structures in Psychological Phenomena. APS. Chicago, 2008

40. Emergence, Cognition, and Collective Intelligence, University of Hertfordshire, 2009

41. Temperament in Depression and Anxiety Disorders, APA, Toronto, 2009

42. Temperament in Depression and Anxiety Disorders, ICAP, Melbourne, 2010

43. Depression and Parkinsonís Disease. Parkinsonís Support Group, Dunnville, 2012

44. Alcohol and Dementia. ACE Program, Simcoe. Sept. 2012

45. Age Discrimination. Seniorís Support Services, Dunnville 2012

46. Apathy and Parkinsonís Disease. Regional Parkinsonís Conference. Kitchener, 2012.

47. Meditation in Psychotherapy. By the Willow, Dunnviile 2017.

 

Peer Reviewed Presentations:

 

Tempered Neural Networks. Presented at the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, June 1992.

Emergent Computation in Tempered Neural Networks: Simulated Dementia. Presented at the International Psychogeriatric Association Regional Meeting, April 1992.

Emergent Computation in Complex Systems: A General Theory. Presented at the 3 rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life and Social Sciences, August 1993.

Emergent Computation in Tempered Neural Networks 1: Dynamical Automata. World Congress on Neural Networks, July 1993.

Emergent Computation in Tempered Neural Networks 2: Computation Theory. World Congress on Neural Networks, July 1993.

Synchronization in Complex Systems, at the Satellite Symposium of the 23 rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience titled ``Multiscale Time and Space Coherence in Brain Function".

The Role and Choice of Descriptive Variables in the Social Sciences: A Dynamical Perspective, at the Second Annual Winter Chaos Conference 1994

Synchronization in Complex Systems, at the Annual Research Day, Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University, April 1994

Synchronization in Complex Systems, at the Hebb Symposium of the Fields Institute For The Mathematical Sciences, May 1994

Deep and Surface Structure in Cellular Automata: A Model for Cultural Robustness, at the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, June 1994 Baltimore, MD.

Algorithmicity and Reductionism in the Study of Mind: Experiment and Speculation, at the 3rd Appalachian Conference on Behavioral Neurodynamics, Radford University, Radford, VA, Sept 1994

Driven Cellular Automata, Adaptation, and the Binding Problem at the 3rd European Artificial Life Conference, Granada, Spain, June 1995

Toward a Formal Theory of Collective Intelligence at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, August 1995, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Mobility versus Stasis. the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, June 1996, UC Berkeley, CA.

An Animal Model of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. The Sixth Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, June 1996, UC Berkeley, CA.

TIGoRS in Complex Systems, at the International Conference on Complex Systems, Nashua, NH, September, 1997.

Collective Intelligence and Irrational Decision Making. Proceedings of the conference, Managing the Complex, April 9-11, 1998. Toronto, Canada.

Archetypal Dynamics, at the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, August 1998, Boston U., Boston, MA.

Archetypal Dynamics. Centennial meeting of the American Physical Society, Atlanta, GA, March, 1999

Information representation in neural and complex systems. NATO Advanced Study Institute "Nonlinear Dynamics in Life and Social Sciences", April, 2000

Nonlinear dynamics in psychiatry. NATO Advanced Study Institute "Nonlinear Dynamics in Life and Social Sciences", May, 2000

Archetypal Dynamics: a prototype for Complex Systems. International Conference on Complex Systems, Nashua, NH. May, 2000

Principles of Archetypal Dynamics. Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, 2000

Archetypal Dynamics. Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, 2001.

Archetypal Dynamics and Emergence. NATO ARW : Formal Models of Developing Systems, October 2002.

Archetypal Dynamics. Snowflake Conference. New Haven, CT. February 2004.

Archetypal Dynamical Systems. International Conference on Complex Systems. New England Complex Systems Institute. Boston, MA. 2004.

Phase Transitions in Random Graphical Dynamical Systems. International Conference on Complex Systems. New England Complex Systems Institute. Boston, MA. 2004.

Horizontal Emergents in Archetypal Dynamics. Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences. Madison, WI. 2004.

Archetypal Dynamics: Applications to Logic. 9th Asian Logic Conference, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2005

H-Complex Tapestries. American Mathematical Society Meeting. Atlanta, GA. January 2005.

Archetypal Dynamics: The Reality Game. Snowflake Conference. Springfield, MA. February 2005.

Archetypal Dynamics: The Reality Game. Understanding Complex Systems Symposium, UIUC, 2005

Emergence in the Game of Life, Understanding Complex Systems Symposium, UIUC, 2006

Emergence and the Game of Life. International Conference on Complex Systems. June 2006. NESCI. Boston, MA

Emergence in the Game of Life, Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, Baltimore, MD, 2006

Archetypes as Symmetries in Complex Systems, Oct, 2007. ICCS, NECSI, Boston

Stochastic Phase Decoupling in Random Graphical Dynamical Systems, Oct 2007, ICCS, NECSI, Boston

Stochastic Phase Decoupling in Random Graphical Dynamical Systems, Understanding Complex Systems Symposium, UIUC, 2008

Emergence, Cognition, and Collective Intelligence, 15th Herbstakademie, Bern, 2009

Gender and Temperament Differences in Meaning Attribution (with I.N.Trofimova), ICAP, Melbourne, 2010

Causal Tapestries in Physics, American Physical Society, 2011, Dallas

Causal Tapestries in Physics, ICCS, 2011, Boston

Causal Tapestries in Psychology and Physics, Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, Orange, CA, 2011

The Reality Game: A Process Theory Approach to Quantum Foundations. American Mathematical Society, Boston, 2012

A Game Theoretic Approach to Non-relativistic Quantum Mechanics. SIAM. Orlando, Fl, 2013

A Process Model of Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics, International Quantum Structures Association, Olomouc, Czech Republic, June 2014

Temperament in Depression and Anxiety Disorders, International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris, July 2014 (with I.N. Trofimova)

Temperament and Mood Disorders in Middle Aged and Elderly Samples, International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris, July 2014 (with I.N. Trofimova)

Temperament and Mood Disorders from the Perspective of the Functional Ensemble of Temperament Model. European Psychiatric Association, March 2015

Coupling of Temperament Traits with Depression (and Anxiety) in Different Age Groups. American Psychiatric Association. Toronto, May 2015

Coupling of Temperament Traits with Anxiety (and Depression) in 4 Age Groups. American Psychiatric Association. Toronto, May 2015

The Functional Ensemble of Temperament Model: Implications for Diagnosis, Research and Treatment. American Psychiatric Association. Toronto, May 2015

Coupling of Temperament Traits with Anxiety and Depression in Different Age Groups. Association for Psychological Science. New York, May 2015

Discriminative Capability of FET Perspective in Assessment Practices. Canadian Psychiatric Association. Vancouver, September 2015

An investigation of the coupling of temperament traits with anxiety. Canadian Psychiatric Association. Vancouver, September 2015

Neurochemical Linkages Between Temperament and Mood Disorders. Canadian Psychiatric Association. Vancouver, September 2015.

A Process Model of Quantum Electrodynamics. Emergent Quantum Mechanics. Vienna, October, 2015

Transient Induced Global Response Synchronization. Complex Systems 2016, Wessex Institute, New Forest, UK, May 2016

A Process Algebra Approach to Quantum Electrodynamics. International Quantum Structures Association. Leicester, UK. July 2016

Between Temperament and Mood Disorders: Towards a Common Framework. Occasional Temperament Conference, Seattle, October 2016

Transient Induced Global Response Synchronization, American Mathematical Society Meeting, Atlanta, January 2017

Neurochemistry of Temperament and Mood Disorders: Depression and GAD, International Conference of Psychological Science, Vienna, Austria, March 2017

Temperament and Mood Disorders in Adulthood, International Conference of Psychological Science, Vienna, Austria, March 2017

An Investigation of the Coupling of Temperament Traits with Major Depression, European Psychiatric Association, Florence, Italy, April, 2017

An Investigation of the Coupling of Temperament Traits with Anxiety, European Psychiatric Association, Florence, Italy, April, 2017

Transient Induced Global Response Synchronization: Dispositional Cellular Automata. International Nonlinear Science Conference, Salzburg, Austria, 2017

Dispositional Dynamical Systems: Theory, Modeling and Implication for research. International Nonlinear Science Conference, Salzburg, Austria, 2017

Contextuality and realism need not be incompatible: The Process Algebra approach. Quantum Contextuality inQuantum Mechanics and Beyond. Prague, 2017

Workshop on " Between Temperament and Mental Disorders: Assessing the Continuum" (with I. Trofimova). American Psychological Association, Washington 2017

Symposium on " Between Temperament and Mental Disorders: Assessing the Continuum" (with I. Trofimova). Canadian Psychiatric Association, Ottawa 2017

Symposium (with I. Trofimova) Between temperament and mental disorders: assessing the continuum. Occasional Temperament Conference, Murcia, Spain, May 2018

Assessing the continuum between temperament and mental illness: mathematical and psychiatric perspectives. Occasional Temperament Conference, Murcia, Spain. May 2018

Colloquium (with I. Trofimova) Between temperament and mental illness: assessing the continuum. Department of Psychology, University of Marburg, Germany, June, 2018

An investigation of coupling of temperament traits with Major Depression and General Anxiety gives new insights for diagnostic criteria. Department of Psychiatry, University of Marburg, Germany, June, 2018

Towards Completing Quantum Mechanics: The Process Algebra Approach. Towards Ultimate Quantum Theory, Vaxjo, Sweden, June 2018

Assessing the continuum between temperament and mental illness: mathematical and psychiatric perspectives. ICAP, Montreal, Canada, July, 2018

Workshop (with I. Trofimova) Between temperament and mental disorders: assessing the continuum. ICAP, Montreal, Canada, July, 2018

A Process Algebra Model of QED. ICCS, Boston, USA July 2018

Statistical Complexity in Biomedical System. ICCS, Boston, July, 2018

Transient Induced Global Response Synchronization in Dispositional Cellular Automata. ICCS, Boston, July, 2018

Continuum between temperament and mental illness: psychiatric and mathematical perspectives. American Psychological Association, San Francisco, USA, August 2018

Towards Completing Quantum Mechanics: The Process Algebra Approach. Interpretations of Quantum Theory, Warsaw, Poland, December 2018 Towards a Common Taxonomy of Temperament and Mental Disorder: FET Perspective. International Convention on Psychological Science, Paris, March 2019

Cognitive Biases Related to Psychosis and Depression: FET Perspective. . International Convention on Psychological Science, Paris, March 2019

Temperament Profiles in Psychiatric Disorders. World Federation of Societies for Biological Psychiatry. Vancouver, May 2019

Psychobiology of Aggression in Dementia. World Federation of Societies for Biological Psychiatry. Vancouver, May 2019

Locality is Dead. Long Live Locality! Quantum Information Revolution: Impact to Foundations. Vaxjo, Sweden June 2019

Assessing the Continuum Between Temperament and Mental illness in the Context of Brain Neurochemistry. European Congress of Psychology. Moscow, July 2019

Cognitive Biases Related to Depression and Psychosis: FET Perspective. European Congress of Psychology. Moscow, July 2019

What does Collective Intelligence Teach Us About Intelligence. European Congress of Psychology. Moscow, July 2019

Continuum between temperament and mental illness. Poster at Society for Neurosciences meeting, Chicago, October 23, 2019

The continuum from temperament to mental illness: Clinical and dynamical perspectives. 30th SCTPLS Meeting, July 2020 online.

The Continuum from Temperament to Mental Illness: Dynamical Perspectives. 10th ICCS Conference, July 2020 online

A Process Algebra Model of Collective Intelligence Systems and Neural Networks. 10th ICCS Conference, July 2020 online

An Information Ontology for the Process Algebra Model of Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics 10th ICCS Conference, July 2020 online

Between Temperament and Mental Disorders: Psychobiology of Consistent Behavioral Patterns (with Dr. I. Trofimova) Webinar CE course of the American Psychological Association. October 1, 2020, Online. 2019.

 

Contributions to the Training of Personnel

 

Name

Years

Degree

Title

Position

Dianne Miller

1995-96

B.Sc.

Mobility versus Stasis

Grad Student

Dianne Miller

1997

M.Sc.

Universality in Social Dynamics Models

Grad Student

Doreen Au

1998

B.Sc.

Semantic Space Modeling

Undergrad Student

Miranda Sim

1998

B.Sc.

Ergodic Theoretic Analysis of Human Locomotion

Undergrad Student

Arun Gupta

1999-00

B.Sc.

Nonlinear Dynamics in Psychiatry

Undergrad Student

Tasleem Murji

2000-01

B.Sc.

Collective Intelligence

In Social Systems

Undergrad Student

Kristine Espiritu

2002-03

B.Sc.

Semantic Space Modeling

Undergrad Student

Chandrima Bandyopadhyay

2002-03

B.Sc.

Semantic Space Modeling

Undergrad Student

Samira Patel

2002-03

B.Sc.

Semantic Space Modeling

Undergrad Student

Melissa Devlan

2003-04

B.Sc.

Quality of Life and use of antidepressants

Undergrad Student

Claudia Tomantsger

2003-04

B.Sc.

Quality of Life and use of antidepressants

Undergrad Student

Marie Drosos

2004-05

Independent study course

Collective Intelligence

Undergrad Student

Leah Hockney

2004-05

B.Sc.

Study of network dynamics in models of social interactions

Undergrad Student

Pamela Kwok

2005-06

B.Sc.

Rule Coupled Order-Disorder Effects in RGDS

Undergrad Student

Patricia Marcoccia

2006-07

B.Sc.

Emergence in Psychology

Undergrad Student

Michael Sanderson

2006-07

B.Sc.

Collective Intelligence

Undergrad Student

Luxi Li

2009-10

B.Sc.

 Consciousness

Undergrad Student

Surab Khogiani    

2010-11

B.Sc.

Adaptation of the STQ-77 to Dari

Undergrad Student

Polly Cheng

2011-12

B.Sc.

Psychophysiology of Individual Differences

Undergrad Student

Titus Timotin

2011-12

B.Sc.

Collective Intelligence

Undergrad Student

Yiyu Shi

2018-19

B.Sc.

Collective Intelligence

Undergrad Student

 

 

Biographical Listings

 

Who's Who in the World 1987-88.

Who's Who in the World 1989-90.

Who's Who in the World 1991-92.