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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Ruhi Shah and Jonathan Gorard
Quantum Cellular Automata, Black Hole Thermodynamics and the Laws of Quantum Complexity

Mohamed Ben Said, Ihsane Salleh, and Lahcen Azrar
Methodological Approaches for the Fokker–Planck Equation Associated to Nonlinear Stochastic Differential Systems with Uncertain Parameters

Neil Babson and Christof Teuscher
Reservoir Computing with Complex Cellular Automata

Rade Vuckovac
Secure and Computationally Efficient Cryptographic Primitive Based on Cellular Automaton

Elena De la Poza, Lucas Jódar, and Georgia Douklia
Modeling the Spread of Suicide in Greece


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