Re:virus: Virus, Economics and Evolution

Duane Daniel Hewitt (
Fri, 5 May 1995 09:48:49 -0600 (MDT)

On Thu, 4 May 1995, David McFadzean wrote:

> The program of the original cyberneticians (c. 1950's) was to model
> everything from population biology to global politics with differential
> equations. I think they found that diffy Q's weren't expressive enough to
> capture that complexities of real systems. In any case they have been largely
> replaced by neo-cyberneticians (like us) and their computational models.

So how good are the cutting edge models? How are they being refined? Are
there any Web sites that let you play with these type of models? Hmmm....?