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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Matthieu Latapy, √Člie Rotenberg,
Christophe Crespelle and Fabien Tarissan

Rigorous Measurement of the Internet Degree Distribution

Tomoko Sakiyama and Yukio-Pegio Gunji
Uncertain Density Balance Triggers Scale-Free Evolution in Game of Life

Markus Redeker
A Language for Particle Interactions in Rule 54 and Other Cellular Automata

Hans R. Moser and Ralf Otte
Emergence and Electrophysiological Analogies in Jellium Models for Cortical Brain Matter

Carlos Martin
Predicting the Large-Scale Evolution of Tag Systems: Code Supplement


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