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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Genaro J. Martínez, Andrew Adamatzky, Rolf Hoffmann, Dominique Désérable, and Ivan Zelinka
On Patterns and Dynamics of Rule 22 Cellular Automaton

Maurice Margenstern
A Decidability Result for the Halting of Cellular Automata on the Pentagrid

Philippe Collard
Strong and Weak Spatial Segregation with Multilevel Discrimination Criteria

Thorsten Ewert
A Measure for the Complexity of Elementary Cellular Automata

Alexander M. Coxe
Neural Control Model for an Inverted Double Pendulum


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