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Section Board for 'Complexity' (57)

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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, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, 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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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. 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. The National Research Center for Mathematics and Computer Science in the Netherlands (CWI), 1098XG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2. Department of Computer Science, 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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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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1. School of Business,University of Leicester, Brookfield, Leicester LE2 1RQ, UK
2.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: numerical and computational methods; mathematical physics; nonlinear systems; Artificial Intelligence
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Special Issue in Entropy: Wavelets, Fractals and Information Theory I
Special Issue in Entropy: Wavelets, Fractals and Information Theory II
Special Issue in Entropy: Wavelets, Fractals and Information Theory III
Special Issue in Fractal and Fractional: Fractional Dynamics
Special Issue in Symmetry: Symmetry and Complexity
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Fractal Based Information Processing and Recognition
Topical Collection in Entropy: Wavelets, Fractals and Information Theory
Special Issue in Symmetry: Symmetry and Complexity 2019
Special Issue in Fractal and Fractional: 2019 Selected Papers from Fractal Fract’s Editorial Board Members
Special Issue in Axioms: Fractional Calculus, Wavelets and Fractals
Special Issue in Symmetry: Symmetry and Complexity 2020
Special Issue in Fractal and Fractional: 2020 Selected Papers from Fractal Fract’s Editorial Board Members
Special Issue in Symmetry: Advanced Calculus in Problems with Symmetry
Special Issue in Mathematics: Advanced Methods in Computational Mathematical Physics
Special Issue in Fractal and Fractional: Qualitative Analysis of Fractional Deterministic and Stochastic Systems
Special Issue in Fractal and Fractional: Numerical Methods and Simulations in Fractal and Fractional Problems
Special Issue in Fractal and Fractional: Fractional Dynamics 2021
Special Issue in Entropy: Wavelets, Fractals and Information Theory IV
Special Issue in Entropy: Advanced Numerical Methods for Differential Equations
Special Issue in Fractal and Fractional: Fractional Vibrations: Theory and Applications
Special Issue in Fractal and Fractional: 2021 Feature Papers by Fractal Fract's Editorial Board Members
Special Issue in Symmetry: Advanced Computational Methods for Fractional Calculus
Special Issue in Polymers: Transport Processes of Polymers through Nanometric Pore Membranes
Special Issue in Axioms: Fractional Calculus, Wavelets and Fractals II
Special Issue in Mathematics: Dynamical Systems and Their Applications (DSTA) — In Memory of Prof. Dr. José A. Tenreiro Machado
Special Issue in Entropy: Dynamical Systems and Their Applications (DSTA) — In Memory of Prof. Dr. José A. Tenreiro Machado
Special Issue in Fractal and Fractional: Dynamical Systems and Their Applications (DSTA) — In Memory of Prof. Dr. José A. Tenreiro Machado
Special Issue in Fractal and Fractional: Fractional Order Viral Epidemic Models and Their Applications
Special Issue in Sci: Computational Linguistic and Artificial Intelligence
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. Department of Banking and Finance, FEMA, University of Malta, Msida MSD 2080, Malta
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; blockchain; fintech; big data science; machine learning; artificial intelligence; chaos and econophysics; financial engineering
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Prof. Dr. Mikhail Prokopenko
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Centre for Complex Systems, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Interests: self-organisation; information theory; complex systems; artificial life; computational epidemiology
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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. Ruedi Stoop
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Institute of Neuroinformatics, University and ETH Zürich, Irchel Campus, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: artificial intelligence; nonlinear dynamics; hearing; cochlea; statistical mechanics
Prof. Dr. Leonardo Ricci
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Department of Physics, University of Trento, Trento, Italy
Interests: nonlinear dynamics; time series analysis; information dynamics; digital signal processing
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Dr. David Geoffrey Green
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Department of Data Science & AI, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Clayton 3800, Australia
Interests: complex systems; network theory; complexity in ecology; artificial life; evolutionary computation; social networks
Prof. Dr. Janos Kertesz
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Department of Network and Data Science, Central European University, 1100 Wien, Austria
Interests: complex networks; econophysics; computational social science; statistical physics
Dr. Henggui Zhang
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Condensed Matter, Atomic and Biological Physics Division, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Interests: cardiology; cardiophysiology
Prof. Dr. Jose A Langa
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Departamento de Ecuaciones Diferenciales y Análisis Numérico, Universidad de Sevilla, Campus Reina Mercedes, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: dynamical systems; complex networks and dynamics
Prof. Dr. Boleslaw K. Szymanski
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Department of Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
Interests: social networks; political polarization; spread of opinions; community structure; network science
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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
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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-07122 Palma 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. Quanmin Zhu
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Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics, University of the West of England, Frenchy Campus Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
Interests: dynamic system modeling; identification; control and simulation
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Prof. Dr. 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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1. Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), 14473 Potsdam, Germany
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. José F.F. Mendes
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University of Aveiro, Department of Physics, I3N, 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, London WC1E 6EA, 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 and 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
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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. 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: statistical mechanics; complex systems; chaos; complex networks; agent-based models
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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. Dr. Sandro Vaienti
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Aix Marseille Université, Université de Toulon, CNRS, CPT, 13009 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: brain-mind relationship; self; consciousness; emotions; psychiatric and mental disorders
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Dr. Giuseppe Consolini
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Institute for Space Astrophysics and Planetology (INAF-IAPS), National Institute of Astrophysics, 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. President, Enrico Fermi Research Center, Via Panisperna 89a, 00184 Roma, Italy
2. Institute for Complex Systems, National Research Council (CNR), 00185 Roma, Italy
3. IFC-World Bank, Washington, DC 20433, USA
Interests: condensed matter theory; many body superconductivity; complex systems; fractals and self-organizad criticality; economic fitness and complexity
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Prof. Dr. 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, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: time series analysis; information measures; complex networks; complex systems; machine learning; stochastic simulation
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Prof. Dr. 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, 119991 Moscow, 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: rainfall and streamflow modeling; sediment transport; large-scale water projects; ecosystem modeling; human–water interactions; complex systems and networks; chaos theory; scaling and fractals
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