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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Jason Wohlgemuth and Mihaela Teodora Matache
Small-World Properties of Facebook Group Networks

Ramón Alonso-Sanz
The Mandelbrot Set with Partial Memory

Adel Tellili, Amina Challouf, and Mohamed Naceur Abdelkrim
Decentralized Adaptive Fault-Tolerant Control for Complex Systems with Actuator Faults

Genaro J. Martínez, Andrew Adamatzky, and Harold V. McIntosh
Complete Characterization of Structure of Rule 54


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