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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Ricardo Severino, Maria Joana Soares, and Maria Emilia Athayde
Coexistence of Dynamics for Two-Dimensional Cellular Automata

Victor Duy Phan
Commutative Cellular Automata

Jim Hay and David Flynn
How External Environment and Internal Structure Change the Behavior of Discrete Systems

Bo Chen, Fangyue Chen, Genaro J. Martínez, and Danli Tong
A Symbolic Dynamics Perspective of the Game of Three-Dimensional Life


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