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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Rinat Aynulin and Pavel Chebotarev
Extending Proximity Measures to Attributed Networks for Community Detection

Sebastian Mežnar, Nada Lavrač and Blaž Škrlj
Transfer Learning for Node Regression Applied to Spreading Prediction

Jan Treur
A Self-Modeling Network Model Addressing Controlled Adaptive Mental Models for Analysis and Support Processes

K. Premalatha, R. Amuda, V. K. Chandrasekar, M. Senthilvelan and M. Lakshmanan
Impact of Nonlocal Interaction on Chimera States in Nonlocally Coupled Stuart–Landau Oscillators

András Faragó
The Impact of Edge Correlations in Random Networks

Aaron Bramson, Kazuto Okamoto and Megumi Hori
Comparing Methods for Measuring Walkability


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