Section Editors

Section Board for 'Complexity' (56)

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Prof. José A. Tenreiro Machado
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Electrical Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto,4249-015 Porto, Portugal
Tel. +351 22 8340500; Fax: +351 22 8321159
Interests: nonlinear dynamics; fractional calculus; modeling; control; evolutionary computing; genomics; robotics; and intelligent transportation systems
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Dr. Géza Ódor
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Scientific Advisor, Centre for Energy Research, MTA-EK-MFA, 29-33 Konkoly-Thege str., Budapest 1121, Hungary
Interests: nonequilibrium phase transitions; critical universality classes; disordered systems; brain network models; power-grid network models; surface growth classes
Prof. Dr. Juan J. Nieto
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Department of Statistics, Mathematical Analysis and Optimization, Institute of Mathematics, University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela 15782, Spain
Interests: nonlinear differential equations; fractional models; biomedical applications; mathematical methods in quantum theory
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Prof. Dr. Reik Donner
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Department of Water, Environment, Construction and Safety, Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, 39114 Magdeburg, Germany
Interests: complex dynamical systems, nonlinear time series analysis and complex networks; statistics and dynamics of extreme events and abrupt transitions in deterministic and stochastic dynamical systems; recurrence properties of dynamical systems; applications to recent climate and paleoclimate dynamics, geomagnetism and solar-terrestrial physics, environmental radioactivity, general Earth and environmental sciences, astrophysics and engineering
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Dr. Ivanka Stamova
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Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
Tel. (210) 458-6103
Interests: nonlinear analysis; mathematical modeling; fractional order systems
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Prof. Dr. Mohammad Reza Rahimi Tabar
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1. Department of Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
2. Department of Physics, Oldenburg University, D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany
Interests: dynamics of the complex systems; stochastic processes; time series analysis; control of complex systems
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Prof. Dr. Matteo Convertino
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Nexus Group, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology; Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Interests: biocomplexity; collective dynamics; ecology and evolution of biological and socio-technological systems; systemic risk analysis; decision science; complex networks; network science; information theory; stochastic processes; fractals; uncertainty; ecohydrology; hydrodynamics; sustainability; ecosystem health; ecodesign; ecosystem modeling; data science; biomimicry; bio-inspired design; macroecology; physiophysics; ecosystem pathology; forecasting; interdisciplinary applications of statistical physics; design by analogy; food systems; physio-linguistics; microbiome; epigenetics; envirome; aquatic and marine ecosystems
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Dr. Hector Zenil
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Senior Researcher/Assistant Professor and Lab Leader
1. Algorithmic Dynamics Lab, Unit of Computational Medicine, Science for Life Laboratory, Center of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
2. Algorithmic Nature Group, Laboratory of Scientific Research for the Natural and Digital Sciences, Paris, France
3. Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K.
Interests: algorithmic information theory; complex systems; philosophy of algorithmic randomness; Kolmogorov complexity; computational biology; digital philosophy; programmability; natural computation; cellular automata; algorithmic probability; Logical depth; measures of sophistication
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Prof. Dr. Amilcare Porporato
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University, Princeton, United States
Interests: near-wall turbulence; nonlinear analysis of hydrologic time series; stochastic soil moisture dynamics and water balance; soil-atmosphere interaction; and ecohydrology, complexity in the environment and sustainable use of soil and water resources
Prof. Dr. António M. Lopes
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UISPA – LAETA/INEGI, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, Porto, Portugal
Tel. +351 22 5081758; Fax: +351 22 5081445
Interests: complex systems; nonlinear dynamics; robotics; control; fractional calculus; simulation
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Prof. Dr. Stefan Thurner
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1 Medical University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 23, 1090 Vienna, Austria
2 Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Josefstädter Straße 39, 1080 Vienna, Austria; http://csh.ac.at/
Interests: statistical mechanics of complex systems; theory of evolutionary processes; entropy formulations; network theory; scaling theory; anomalous diffusion
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Prof. Dr. Constantino Tsallis
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1 Department of Theoretical Physics, Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas and National Institute of Science and Technology for Complex Systems, Rua Xavier Sigaud 150, 22290-180 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2 Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
3 Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Josefstädter Straße 39, 1080 Vienna, Austria; http://csh.ac.at/
Fax: +55 21 2141 7190
Interests: nonextensive statistical mechanics; foundations and applications of statistical mechanics; complex systems
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Dr. Osvaldo Anibal Rosso
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1. Departamento de Bioingeniería, Insitituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA), C1106ACD Av. Eduardo Madero 399, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
2. Instituto de Física, Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL), BR 104 Norte km 97, 57072-970 Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
3. Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas, Universidad de Los Andes, Santiago, Chile
Interests: time-series analysis; information theory; time–frequency transform; wavelet transform; entropy and complexity; non-linear dynamics and chaos; complex networks, medical and biological applications
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Puglisi
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi (ISC), c/o Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita' Sapienza Roma, p.le A. Moro 2, 00185, Roma, Italy
Interests: granular materials, non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, computational cognitive science
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Dr. Ginestra Bianconi
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School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
Interests: statistical mechanics of networks; biological networks; complexity and criticality in condensed matter
Prof. Dr. Paul M. B. Vitányi
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1 CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica), Science Park 123, 1098 XG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 University of Amsterdam, 1012 WX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fax: + 31 20 5924199
Interests: cellular automata; computational complexity; distributed and parallel computing; machine learning and prediction; physics of computation; Kolmogorov complexity; information theory; quantum computing
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Dr. Ramon Ferrer i Cancho
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Complexity & Quantitative Linguistics Lab, LARCA Research Group, Departament de Ciencies de la Computacio, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Campus Nord, Edifici Omega Jordi Girona Salgado 1-3, 08034 Barcelona (Catalonia), Spain
Tel. +34 934137870; Fax: +34 934137787
Interests: applications of information theory and network theory to biology and linguistics; quantitative linguistics; corpus linguistics; origins and evolution of language
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Prof. Dr. Karoline Wiesner
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School of Mathematics, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TW, UK
Interests: applied information theory; complex systems; physics of information
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Prof. Dr. David Wolpert
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Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Interests: human behavior and control of collective systems; physics and computation; statistical inference; machine learning; optimization and search
Prof. Dr. Marcel Ausloos
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1. School of Business, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE2 1RQ, United Kingdom
2. Department of Statistics and Econometrics, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, 010552 Sector 1, Romania
Interests: time series analyses; statistical methods; multifractals; socio-eonophysics; models; religion implications; bibliometrics; scientometrics
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Prof. Dr. Luca Faes
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Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: time series analysis; cardiovascular neuroscience; network physiology
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Prof. Dr. Francisco Escolano
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Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Escuela Politécnica Superior, Universidad de Alicante, 03690, Spain
Interests: pattern recognition; graphs and complex networks; computer vision; information theory
Assoc. Prof. Joseph Lizier
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Centre for Complex Systems, Faculty of Engineering and IT, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Interests: information theory; complex systems; information transfer; information dynamics; complex networks; dynamical systems; transfer entropy; computational neuroscience
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Prof. Dr. Carlo Cattani
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Engineering School (DEIM), University of Tuscia, Largo dell'Università, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Tel. +39 0761 357684
Interests: wavelets; fractals; fractional calculus; dynamical systems; data analysis; time series analysis; image analysis; computer science; computational methods; composite materials; elasticity; nonlinear waves
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Prof. Dr. Eliodoro Chiavazzo
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Department of Energy, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: thermodynamic approaches for simplification of multi-scale dynamical systems; nanotechnology; molecular dynamics simulations; applied engineering thermodynamics; fluid dynamics; application of thermodynamics in ecology and biology; heat transfer
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Prof. Dr. Stelios Bekiros
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1. Department of Economics, European University Institute (EUI), Via delle Fontanelle 18, I-50014 Florence, Italy
2. IPAG Lab, IPAG Business School, 184, bd Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, France
Interests: spectral and time series econometrics; nonlinear chaotic dynamics; extreme value theory; machine learning; Bayesian statistics; wavelets; Kalman filtering; DSGE modeling; behavioral economics; monetary economics; macro-financial theory; econophysics and complex systems
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Prof. Mikhail Prokopenko
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Centre for Complex Systems, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Tel. +61-2-9351-7569
Interests: guided self-organisation; information theory; machine learning; complex networks
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Dr. Dawn E. Holmes
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Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, University of California, USA
Interests: Bayesian networks; machine learning; data mining; knowledge discovery; the foundations of Bayesianism
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Dr. Carlo Cafaro
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Department of Mathematics and Physics, State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, Albany, New York, USA
Interests: classical and quantum information physics; complexity; entropy; inference; information geometry
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Prof. Donald J. Jacobs
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Department of Physics and Optical Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Fax: +1 704 687 8197
Interests: statistical physics; biophysics; intelligent algorithms; adaptive control; inverse problems; optimization; simulation, computational modeling; multiscale modeling; data analytics; stochastic processes; extreme statistics; data reduction; machine learning
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Prof. Dr. Josue Antonio Nescolarde Selva
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Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Alicante, Alicante 03690, Spain
Interests: belief systems; biomathematics; chaotic systems; complex biological systems; complex systems; complexity theory; ecosystems; fuzzy systems; ideological complex systems; information theory; networks for complex systems; social cybernetics; socio-economic systems; social systems
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Dr. Anne Humeau-Heurtier
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Laboratoire Angevin de Recherche en Ingénierie des Systèmes (LARIS), University of Angers, IUT, GEII Department, 4 boulevard Lavoisier, BP 42018, 49016 Angers cedex, France
Interests: entropy; multiscale entropy; nonlinear analysis; empirical mode decomposition; biomedical data
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Professor Matjaz Perc
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Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Maribor, Koroška cesta 160, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Tel. +386 41 981460
Interests: statistical physics; cooperation; complex systems; evolutionary game theory; network science
Prof. Tiziana Di Matteo
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Department of Mathematics, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK
Interests: complex systems; econophysics; information filtering; mathematical finance; complex networks
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Prof. Peter Grassberger
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JSC, FZ Julich, D-52425 Julich, Germany
Interests: statistical physics; complex networks; bioinformatics; percolation
Prof. Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam
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New England Complex Systems Institute, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Interests: complex systems
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Prof. Dr. Armando J. Pinho
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IEETA / Departamento de Electronica, Telecomunicacoes e Informatica Universidade de Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: data compression, image compression, data models, Kolmogorov complexity and application of data models to computational biology
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Prof. Dr. Richard Blythe
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School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JZ, UK
Interests: nonequilibrium statistical physics; populations and evolution; sociophysics
Prof. Dr. Rosa M. Benito
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Grupo de Sistemas Complejos, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Av. Puerta de Hierro 2–4, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: complex systems; complex networks; social networks, models; dynamical systems; chaos and non-linear dynamics; quantum chaos; transition state theory; molecular dynamics
Prof. Dr. Horacio Sergio Wio Beitelmajer
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Instituto de Fisica Interdisciplinar y Sistemas Complejos, Campus Universitat de les Illes Balears, 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Interests: complex systems; nonequilibrium statistical physics; stochastic processes and fluctuations out of equilibrium; pattern formation; dynamics of nonlinear systems; applications of statistical physics to sociology and economics
Dr. Juan Romero
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Computation Department, Universidade da Coruña, Coruña, A, Spain
Interests: artificial intelligence; evolutionary computation; computational creativity; evolutionary art; evolutionary music
Dr. Antonio Scala
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Institute for Complex Systems (ISC), CNR, and Department of Physics, Universita` degli Studi "La Sapienza", Edificio Fermi, 1mo piano, stanza 103, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 2, I-00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: complex networks; energy landscapes; simulation of hard bodies; critical infrastructures; computational social science; network medicine
Prof. Dr. Misako Takayasu
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Research Unit Advanced Data Analysis and Modeling, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 226-8502 Yokohama, Japan
Interests: big data analysis; complex networks; time series analysis; econophysics; sociophysics
Dr. Eckehard Olbrich
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Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: information theoretic methods for the analysis of complex systems; information decomposition; information in games; time series analysis of human sleep EEG; neural oscillations; opinion dynamics in social networks
Prof. Dr. Stanisław Drożdż
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1. Complex Systems Theory Department, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 31-342 Kraków, Poland;
2. Faculty of Computer Science and Telecommunications, Cracov University of Technology, 31-155 Kraków, Poland
Interests: complex systems; nuclear physics; quantum mechanics; multifractals; complex networks; nonlinear dynamics; deterministic chaos; random matrix theory; econophysics; quantitative linguistics
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Prof. Dr. Alessandro Giuliani
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Environment and Health Department, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma 00161, Italy
Tel. +390649902579
Interests: multidimensional statistics; complex networks; cell fate transitions; protein structure; biocomplexity; systems biology; QSAR; physiology
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Dr. Javier Escudero
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School of Engineering, Institute for Digital Communications, University of Edinburgh
Interests: connectivity; biomedical signal processing; Nonlinear Analysis; brain activity; Multiway array analysis
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Prof. Dr. Michel Pleimling
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Department of Physics and Academy of Integrated Science, Virginia Tech, ‎Blacksburg, VA‎, USA
Interests: non-equilibrium physics; dynamical processes and relaxation phenomena; phase transitions and critical phenomena; pattern formation; ecological and evolutionary systems
Prof. Dr. Dimitris Kugiumtzis
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
Interests: time series analysis; information measures; complex networks; complex systems; machine learning; stochastic simulation
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Prof. Dr. Cristóbal López
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IFISC (Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems), Campus Universitat de les Illes Balears, E-07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Interests: statistical physics; oceanography; mathematical biology; nonlinear dynamics
Prof. Florentino Borondo
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Instituto de Ciencias Matem\'aticas (ICMAT) and Department of Chemistry, Universidad Aut\'onoma de Madrid, Cantoblanco - 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: quantum chaos; chaos; complexity; complex Networks; big data; molecular vibrations and spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. Renaud Lambiotte
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Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, OX2 6GG Oxford, UK
Interests: complex systems; complex networks; statistical physics
Prof. Dr. Vasily E. Tarasov
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Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow 119991, Russia
Interests: fractional calculus; fractional dynamics; mathematical economics; quantum theory; theoretical physics; processes with memory
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hab. Ludovico Minati
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1. World Research Hub Initiative (WRHI), Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 226-8503 Yokohama, Japan
2. Complex Systems Theory Department, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 31-342 Kraków, Poland
Interests: non-linear dynamics; non-linear circuits and networks; complex networks; emergent phenomena; brain dynamics and networks; Bio-inspired robotics; bio-signal analysis and brain-computer interfaces; field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs); field programmable analog arrays (FPAAs)
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Prof. Dr. Bellie Sivakumar
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Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076, India
Tel. +91-22-25767331
Interests: hydrology; water resources engineering; climate change impacts; complexity; nonlinear dynamics; chaos; fractals; complex networks
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Prof. Dr. Hung T. Diep
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Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modélisation Université de Cergy-Pontoise, CNRS, UMR 8089 2, avenue Adolphe Chauvin, 95302 Cergy-Pontoise Cedex, France
Interests: theoretical physics with focus on critical phenomena and phase transitions.
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