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Complex Systems

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The original journal devoted to the science, mathematics and engineering of systems with simple components but complex overall behavior.

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José Manuel Gómez Soto and Andrew Wuensche
Logical Universality from a Minimal Two-Dimensional Glider Gun

Vladislav Gladkikh and Alexandr Nigay
Wireworld++: A Cellular Automaton for Simulation of Nonplanar Digital Electronic Circuits

Yanbo Zhang
Definition and Identification of Information Storage and Processing Capabilities as Possible Markers for Turing Universality in Cellular Automata

Mohammad Razeghi-Jahromi, Shabnam Nazmi, and Abdollah Homaifar
Two-Step Markov Update Algorithm for Accuracy-Based Learning Classifier Systems

Katarzyna Krzyzanska
Exploring Halting Times for Unconventional Halting Schemes


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