Complex Systems

About Complex Systems

Complex Systems was founded by Stephen Wolfram in 1987 as part of his work in launching the field of complex systems research.

As the first journal in the field, Complex Systems has had the privilege of publishing many seminal papers over the course of three decades.

Complex Systems has developed a uniquely broad base of readers and contributors from academia, industry, government and the general public in over 50 countries around the world. The topics of research covered by Complex Systems span a diverse array of areas, including mathematics, physics, computer science and biology.

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Publication Information

Complex Systems ISSN 0891-2513
© 1987–2018 Complex Systems Publications, Inc.

Published four times annually
Complex Systems Publications, Inc.
P.O. Box 6149
Champaign, IL 61826 USA

Abstracted/indexed in:
Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, SCImago (SJR), Computer and Control Abstracts, Current Contents, Electrical & Electronics Abstracts, Inspec, Mathematical Reviews, MathSciNet, Crossref, Physics Abstracts, Zentralblatt für Mathematik/Mathematics Abstracts and Google Scholar

Stephen Wolfram
Founding Editor »

Hector Zenil
Managing Editor email »

Editorial Board

Andrew Adamatzky
University of the West of England, UK

Philip W. Anderson
Princeton University, USA

Jan Baetens
University of Ghent, Belgium

Yaneer Bar-Yam
New England Complex Systems Institute, USA

Charles H. Bennett
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA

Cristian Calude
The University of Auckland, New Zealand

David K. Campbell
Boston University, USA

Gregory Chaitin
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Sybil Derrible
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Mitchell Feigenbaum
Rockefeller University, USA

Carlos Gershenson
National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

Walid Gomaa
Egypt–Japan University of Science and Technology, Egypt

Hermann Haken
University of Stuttgart, Germany

Bai-Lin Hao
Academia Sinica, Beijing, China

W. Daniel Hillis
Applied Minds, LLC, USA

Katsunobu Imai
Hiroshima University, Japan

Richard M. Karp
University of California, Berkeley, USA

Stuart Kauffman
University of Vermont, USA

Narsis A. Kiani
Karolinska Institute, Sweden

Scott Kirkpatrick
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Lucas Lacasa
Queen Mary University of London, UK

Vito Latora
Queen Mary University of London, UK

Joseph Lizier
University of Sydney, Australia

Maurice Margenstern
The University of Lorraine, France

Chiara Marletto
University of Oxford, UK

Genaro J. Martínez
National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico
University of the West of England, UK

John Milnor
SUNY at Stony Brook, USA

Liesbeth de Mol
University of Lille, France

Matthieu Latapy
Sorbonne University and CNRS, France

Andrew M. Odlyzko
University of Minnesota, USA

Pedro P. B. de Oliveira
Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil

Norman H. Packard
ProtoLife, USA

Mikhail Prokopenko
The University of Sydney, Australia

Eric Rowland
Hofstra University, USA

Todd Rowland
Zeta Cubed, LLC, USA

Hiroki Sayama
Binghamton University, USA

Terrence J. Sejnowski
The Salk Institute, USA

Alvy Ray Smith

Klaus Sutner
Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Peter M. A. Sloot
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Susan Stepney
University of York, UK

Michael Szell
Central European University, Hungary

Matthew P. Szudzik

Jesper N. Tegnér
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Tommaso Toffoli
Boston University, USA

Pierpaolo Vivo
King's College London, UK

Jim Yorke
University of Maryland, USA

Ivan Zelinka
Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

In Memoriam

Stanley Reiter
Northwestern University, USA

Steven A. Orszag
Princeton University, USA

John H. Holland
University of Michigan, USA