Future of health: eHealth

Globally, healthcare systems face major challenges with medicines management and medication adherence. Medication adherence determines medication effectiveness and can be the single most effective intervention for improving health outcomes. In anticipation of growth...

First M.Sc. graduate to become Full Professor

Ting Li was part of the first cohort of our MSc program in Computational Science in the year 2000. After this two-year program she started an academic career in the Rotterdam School of Management and became the youngest Academic Director for the MSc Program in...

Rick Quax will visit Yale

Group member Dr. Rick Quax will visit the Yale University’s School of Medicine to work together with Smita Krishnaswamy and her team. Their goal is to combine Rick’s novel information-theoretic methods concerning causality and synergy together with the...

How to quantify synergy in complex systems

  Quantifying synergy among stochastic variables is an important open problem in information theory. Information synergy occurs when multiple sources together predict an outcome variable better than the sum of single-source predictions. As simple examples, consider...