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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Xerxes D. Arsiwalla, Jonathan Gorard and Hatem Elshatlawy
Homotopies in Multiway (Nondeterministic) Rewriting Systems as n-Fold Categories

Nikita V. Kurilenko
Infinitely Growing Configurations in Emil Post’s Tag System Problem

William B. Langdon
Dissipative Arithmetic

Samuele Mazzi and David Zarzoso
Parametric Validation of the Reservoir Computing–Based Machine Learning Algorithm Applied to Lorenz System Reconstructed Dynamics

Souvik Roy, Sukanta Das and Abhik Mukherjee
Elementary Cellular Automata along with Delay Sensitivity Can Model Communal Riot Dynamics


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