Lectures by Ralph Abraham

Lecture Videos

  • May 30, 2017: UCSC Math Celebratory Colloquium, The Early Years 1965-1995
    UC Santa Cruz, CA
  • October 7, 2016: Hip Santa Cruz and the Chaos Revolution
    At Logos Books & Records, Santa Cruz, CA
  • April 2013: Complex Dynamical Systems Course at the Ross School
    This 12-minute documentary introduces the Ross School --
    a private PN-12 school in East Hampton, NY -- and Ralph's online course on Complex Dynamical Systems,
    and further, the implementation of the systems concepts by the teachers in grades K-11 during the 2012-2013 school year.
  • Ralph's YouTube Channel
    Shortcut to most of the shorter videos
  • Ralph's Vimeo List
    Shortcut to most of the longer videos
  • The Cybersphere as a Complex Dynamical System
    Institute of Ecotechnics, Santa Fe, NM, 09 November 2003
  • Bolts from the Blue
    UC Santa Cruz Emeriti Lecture, 05 November 2009
  • Math and the Arts: Just Plane Symmetry
    UC Santa Cruz, Digital Arts / New Media 221, Winter 2010
    A Study of Repeating Patterns [ Course Website ]
    1T: Introduction First lecture (1T = Week 1, Tuesday, 38 minutes)
    1U: The Math Mentalities Second lecture (1U = Week 1, Thursday, 9 minutes)
    2T: The Seven Frieze Groups Third lecture (2T = Week 2, Tuesday, 28 minutes)
    2U: Frieze Groups Again Fourth lecture (2U = Week 2, Thursday, 17 minutes)
    3T: The Seventeen Wallpaper Groups Fifth lecture (3T = Week 3, Tuesday, 31 minutes)
  • Tutorial Videos

  • NetLogo Tutorials
  • Soroban Tutorials
  • Lecture Audios

  • Trialogues, streaming audio
  • Websites for Talks

  • Chaos and Music, UCSC, June 2003
  • Chaos, Fractals, and the New Mathematical Mysticism
    Philadelphia, PA, March, 2004
  • Mathware on the Digital Palette
    DANM Colloquium, UCSC, October 2004
  • A Brief History of Soul
    Museum-Insel Hombroich, Dusseldorf, GERMANY, December 2004
  • Landscape Dynamics
    IIASA, Vienna, AUSTRIA, August 2005
  • Consciousness and the Quantum Vacuum
    Poetry and Science Talks, NEW YORK, December 2006
  • Computational Mathematics and the Social Sciences
    MathKnow08, Milan, ITALY, May 2008
  • Transcripts of Talks

  • Transcripts of Selected Talks, 1983-2004

  • Revised by Ralph, 9 June 2017