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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Mojtaba Moniri
Iterations, Wolfram Sequences and Approximate Closed Formulas

Eric James Parfitt
Patterns in Combinator Evolution

Kristen A. Vitro, Miranda E. Welsh, Todd K. BenDor and Aaron Moody
Ecological Theory Explains Why Diverse Island Economies Are More Stable

Dmitry A. Zaitsev, Ivan D. Zaitsev and Tatiana R. Shmeleva
Infinite Petri Nets: Part 1, Modeling Square Grid Structures


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