Complex Systems

Founded by Stephen Wolfram in 1987 »
The original journal devoted to the science, mathematics, and engineering of systems with simple components but complex overall behavior.

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Henryk Fukś and José Manuel Gómez Soto
Exponential Convergence to Equilibrium in Cellular Automata Asymptotically Emulating Identity

Roger J. Anderson and Robert H. Sturges
System Behaviors and Measures: Compressed State Complexity and Number of Unique States Used in Naval Weapons Elevators

Yukio-Pegio Gunji
Self-Organized Criticality in Asynchronously Tuned Elementary Cellular Automata

Rajiv Nair, G. Nagarjuna, and Arnab K. Ray
Finite-Size Effects in the Dependency Networks of Free and Open-Source Software


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