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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Juan C. López-González and Antonio Rueda-Toicen
Search of Complex Binary Cellular Automata Using Behavioral Metrics

Rodrigo A. Obando
Partitioning of Cellular Automata Rule Spaces

Shohei Hidaka, Takuma Torii, and Akira Masumi
Which Types of Learning Make a Simple Game Complex?

Soichiro Tsuda
Emergence and Collapse of Order in Mutually Imitating Agents


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