Date: March 21, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Bhavathrathan B. KUZHIY
Supervisor: Professor Moshe BEN-AKIVA (MIT-CEE)
Adding small amounts of weight – little by little – to a balanced object makes it topple at a tipping point. Do such tipping points exist on complex systems; and are they identifiable? The presentation poses this question in the context of disruptions at different locations on urban road networks.