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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Lucas Kang
Complex Behavior in Long-Distance Cellular Automata

Jean-Pierre Aubin, Luxi Chen, and Olivier Dordan
Retrospective-Prospective Differential Inclusions and Their Control by the Differential Connection Tensors of Their Evolutions: The Trendometer

Roger J. Anderson and Robert H. Sturges
System Behaviors and Measures: Static Measures of Complexity in Naval Weapons Elevators, Alternative Logic, and Mobile Carriage Systems

Raju Hazari and Sukanta Das
Number Conservation Property of Elementary Cellular Automata under Asynchronous Update


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