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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James Hay and David Flynn
The Effect of Network Structure on Individual Behavior

Ebrahim L. Patel and David Broomhead
A Max-Plus Model of Asynchronous Cellular Automata

Machi Zawidzki
The Influence of Grid Rotation in von Neumann and Moore Neighborhoods on Agent Behavior in Pedestrian Simulation

Mohamed Al-Emam and Vitaliy Kaurov
Cellular Automata Complexity Threshold and Classification: A Geometric Perspective


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