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Entropy 2017, 19(2), 62;

Complex and Fractional Dynamics

Department of Electrical Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, R. Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida, 431, 4249-015 Porto, Portugal
UISPA–LAETA/INEGI, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
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Academic Editor: Kevin H. Knuth
Received: 26 January 2017 / Revised: 6 February 2017 / Accepted: 6 February 2017 / Published: 8 February 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Complex and Fractional Dynamics)
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Complex systems (CS) are pervasive in many areas, namely financial markets; highway transportation; telecommunication networks; world and country economies; social networks; immunological systems; living organisms; computational systems; and electrical and mechanical structures. CS are often composed of a large number of interconnected and interacting entities exhibiting much richer global scale dynamics than could be inferred from the properties and behavior of individual elements. [...]
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Keywords: dynamics; complex systems; fractional calculus; entropy; information dynamics; complex systems; fractional calculus; entropy; information
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