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Section Board for 'Complexity' (53)

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Prof. Dr. 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
Interests: nonlinear dynamics; fractional calculus; modeling; control; evolutionary computing; genomics; robotics, complex systems
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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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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. António M. Lopes
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Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal
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. 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
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
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: nonequilibrium physics and computation; structure and dynamics of social organizations; foundations of physics; statistical inference; modeling microbiome consortia
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Prof. Dr. Marcel Ausloos
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School of Business,University of Leicester, Brookfield, Leicester, LE2 1RQ, UK
Department of Statistics and Econometrics, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, 010374 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: econophysics; sociophysics; nonlinear dynamics; nonequilibrium systems; networks; phase transitions; growth (and decay) models; fractals; scientometrics; statistical physics; materials sciences and applied mathematics
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Dr. 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
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. Stelios Bekiros

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. Dr. Mikhail Prokopenko
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Centre for Complex Systems, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Interests: guided self-organisation; information theory; machine learning; complex networks
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Prof. Dr. Matjaz Perc
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Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Maribor, Koroška cesta 160, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Interests: statistical physics; cooperation; complex systems; evolutionary game theory; network science
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Prof. Dr. 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. Dr. Alessandro Pluchino
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Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia dell'Università di Catania e INFN Sezione di Catania, Via S. Sofia, 64, 95123 Catania CT, Italy
Interests: complex systems; statistical mechanics; complex networks; agent-based models; ether-drift experiments
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Prof. Dr. Maxi San Miguel
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Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems, IFISC (UIB-CSIC) Universitat de les Illes Balears, E-07122Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Interests: complex systems; computational social sciences; complex networks; collective social phenomena
Dr. Milan Paluš
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Institute of Computer Science, Czech Academy of Sciences, Pod vodarenskou vezi 2, 182 07 Praha 8, Czech Republic
Interests: complex systems; nonlinear dynamics; theory of deterministic chaos; synchronization; causality
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Prof. Dr. Quan Min Zhu
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FET–Engineering, Design and Mathematics, University of the West of England, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
Interests: dynamic system modeling; identification; control and simulation
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Prof. Long Wang
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College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
Interests: complex networked systems; evolutionary game dynamics; collective intelligence; bio-mimetic robotics
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Woess
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Institut fuer Diskrete Mathematik, Technische Universitaet Graz, Steyrergasse 30, A-8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: random walks on infinite graphs and groups; discrete potential theory; boundary theory and harmonic functions; structure of infinite graphs, groups and formal languages
Dr. Lazaros Gallos
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DIMACS, The Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8018, USA
Interests: network science; percolation; scaling theory; social complex systems
Prof. Dr. Norbert Marwan
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Affiliation 1: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), 14473 Potsdam, Germany
Affiliation 2: Interdisciplinary Center for Dynamics of Complex Systems, University of Potsdam, D-14469 Potsdam, Germany
Interests: recurrence plots; complex networks; special time-series analysis methods for special problems
Prof. Dr. Ravi P. Agarwal
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Department of Mathematics, Texas A and M University-Kingsville, Texas 78363, USA
Interests: nonlinear analysis; differential and difference equations; fixed point theory; general inequalities
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Prof. Dr. José F. F. Mendes
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Department of Physics, University of Aveiro & I3N,Campus, Universitario de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: network theory; theoretical neuroscience; statistical mechanics; complex systems; percolation theory
Prof. Dr. Rosario Nunzio Mantegna
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1. Dipartimento di Fisica e Chimica - Emilio Segrè, Università di Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
2. External faculty member, Complexity Science Hub Vienna, 1080 Vienna, Austria
3. Honorary professor, Department of Computer Science, University College London, WC1E 6EA London, UK
Interests: econophysics; statistical physics; complex systems; financial markets; information filtering
Prof. Dr. Boris Podobnik
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1. Department of Physics, Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Rijeka, 51,000 Rijeka, Croatia
2. Zagreb School of Economics and Management, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: complex networks; agent based modeling and simulation; big data and data science; socio-technical systems; smart cities; self-adaptive and self-organizing systems; econophysics; finance; corruption
Prof. Dr. José María Amigó
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Centro de Investigación Operativa, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Avda. de la Universidad s/n, 03202 Elche, Spain
Interests: dynamical systems; nonlinear time-series analysis; ergodic theory; mathematical physics
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Gabrielli
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università Roma Tre, Via Vito Volterra 62, 00146 Rome, Italy
Interests: statistical physics; complexity; networks; MRI
Dr. Salim Lahmiri
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Department of Supply Chain & Business Technology Management, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, QC H3H 0A1, Canada
Interests: artificial intelligence; soft computing; intelligent systems; signal and image processing; pattern recognition; data science
Prof. Dr. Leslie V. Woodcock
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Department of Physics, University of Algarve, 8005-139 Faro, Portugal
Interests: chemical thermodynamics; phase transitions; percolation transitions; colloid science; molecular theory of liquids
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Prof. Dr. Lucas Lacasa
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School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End, London E1 4NS, UK
Interests: complex systems; time series analysis; network science; nonlinear dynamics; statistical physics
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Prof. Dr. Igor Khmelinskii
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Universidade do Algarve, FCT, DQF and CEOT, Campus de Gambelas, 8005-139, Faro, Portugal
Interests: physical chemistry; analytical and food chemistry; photochemistry; education; climate change; critical phenomena
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Rapisarda
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1. Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia and INFN sezione di Catania, Via S.Sofia 64, 95123 Catania, Italy
2. Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Josefstädter Straße 39, 1080 Vienna, Austria
Interests: complex systems; statistical mechanics; agent-based models; complex networks; econophysics; chaos and nonlinear dynamics
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Dr. Damián H. Zanette
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Centro Atómico Bariloche, 8400 Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina
Interests: nonequilibrium statistical physics; collective dynamics and self-organization in complex systems; mathematical modeling of biological and socioeconomical systems
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Prof. Sandro Vaienti
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University of Toulon and Center of Theoretical Physics, Marseille, France
Interests: dynamical systems; limit theorems; random dynamical systems; extreme value theory and time series
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Prof. Dr. Georg Northoff
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Mind, Brain Imaging and Neuroethics Research Unit, University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre 1145 Carling Avenue, Rm. 6435, Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K4, Canada
Interests: relationship between the brain and mind in its various facets, self, consciousness, emotions; psychiatric or mental disorders
Dr. Giuseppe Consolini
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National Institute of Astrophysics, Institute for Space Astrophysics and Planetology (INAF-IAPS), 100, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: complexity in space plasmas; dynamical systems and information theory approaches to Sun-Earth relationships and Earth’s magnetospheric dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Luciano Pietronero
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1. Department of Physics, University of Rome La Sapienza, Piazzale A. Moro 2, 00185 Rome, Italy
2. IFC-World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
3. Institute of Complex Systems, National Research Council (CNR), 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: condensed matter theory; statistical physics; self-organized criticality; complex systems; economic fitness and complexity
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Prof. Peter Grassberger

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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Department of Electronics Telecommunications and Informatics, University of Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 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. 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
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. 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. 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

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. 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. 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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Prof. Dr. Bellie Sivakumar
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Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076, India
Interests: hydrology; water resources engineering; climate change impacts; complexity; nonlinear dynamics; chaos; fractals; complex networks
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