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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Todd Rowland
Introduction to "Black Hole Tech?"

Stephen Wolfram
Black Hole Tech?

Minjie Lei
Code 1599 Cellular Automaton New Patterns

Adam Yedidia and Scott Aaronson
A Relatively Small Turing Machine Whose Behavior Is Independent of Set Theory

Federico Zertuche
On the Number of NK-Kauffman Networks Mapped into a Functional Graph


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