CS/INFO 6702 Topics in Computational Sustainability

 

Computer Science and Information Science

Spring 2010

Cornell University

 

Instructor: Carla Gomes

 

Faculty Team: Jon Conrad, Steve Ellner, Carla Gomes, and Mary Lou Zeeman

 

Teaching Assistants: Bistra Dilkina and Georgios Piliouras

 

Web page: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/Courses/cs6702/2010sp/

 

 

Suggested Readings

 

       Books

 

The Computational Structure of Life Cycle Assessment. Series Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science, vol. 11, R. Heijungs, Sangwon Suh.
Springer, 2002.

 

Dynamic models in biology. Ellner, S. and J. Guckenheimer. 2006. Princeton University Press.

 

Spatial Conservation Prioritization Quantitative Methods and Computational Tools. A., Kerrie A. Wilson, and Hugh Possingham (Eds.). Oxford University Press. Moilanen, 2009.

 

Understanding and Reducing Persistent Poverty in Africa. Barrett, C. and P. Little, and M. Carter (Eds.). 2007Routledge.

 

Mathematical Bioeconomics:  The Optimal Management of Renewable Resources, (Second Edition), Clark, Colin W. 1990. John Wiley & Sons, A Wiley Interscience Publication, New York.

 

The worldwide crisis in fisheries. Clark, C. 2006. Cambridge University Press.

 

Resource Economics. Conrad, J. 1999. Cambridge University Press.

 

       Background Info on the State of the Planet

 

       Natural Resource Protection

 

       Economics and Human Behavior

 

       Energy Resources

 

       Human-Built Systems and Land Use