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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Kátia K. Cassiano and Valmir C. Barbosa
Error-Prone Cellular Automata as Metaphors of Immunity as Computation

Isabel Aguiar and Ricardo Severino
Two Elementary Cellular Automata with a New Kind of Dynamic

Damián G. Hernández
Information Approach to Co-occurrence of Words in Written Language

Hervé Zwirn
Computational Irreducibility and Computational Analogy

Andrei Reztsov
Self-Organizing Traffic Lights as an Upper Bound Estimate


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