Section Editors

Section Board for 'Entropy and Biology' (30)

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Dr. Matteo Convertino
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Section Editor-in-Chief
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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1. Algorithmic Dynamics Lab, Unit of Computational Medicine, Department of Medicine Solna, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institute and SciLifeLab, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
2. Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QD, UK
3. Algorithmic Nature Group, Laboratoire de Recherche Scientifique (LABORES) for the Natural and Digital Sciences, 75005 Paris, France
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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Dr. Osvaldo Anibal Rosso

Instituto de Física, Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Maceió, Alagoas 57072-970, Brazil
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. Karl Friston
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Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
Interests: Dynamic Causal Modelling; Bayesian and Variational model inversion; Neuroimaging and computational anatomy; Topological inference
Prof. Dr. Roberto Hornero
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Biomedical Engineering Group, Universidad de Valladolid, Paseo Belén 15, 47011, Valladolid, Spain
Interests: biomedical signal processing; machine learning; nonlinear dynamics; entropy and complexity; sleep disorders; neurodegenerative diseases
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Prof. Dr. Carlo Vittorio Cannistraci
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1. Center for Systems Biology Dresden (CSBD) An initiative of Max-Planck Society and Technische Universität, 1099 Dresden, Germany
2. Tsinghua Laboratory of Brain and Intelligence (THBI), Department of Biomedical Engineering Director, Center for Complex Network Intelligence (CCNI) at THBI Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: machine intelligence; network science; information and data science; computational biomedicine; computational neuroscience
Prof. Dr. Thomas Hills
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Department of Psychology, University of Warwickdisabled, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Interests: language; memory; evolution; cognitive control
Prof. Dr. William B. Sherwin
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Evolution & Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological Earth and Environmental Science, UNSW Sydney, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: molecular ecology; evolutionary genetics; biodiversity; genomics, transciptomics; mathematics of forecasting and measuring biodiversity; conservation genetics and demography; endangered harvested and invasive species; evolutionary ecology of parentage, relatedness and group formation, especially in dolphins
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Dr. Faruck Morcos
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1. Evolutionary Information Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
2. Center for Systems Biology, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
3. Department of Bioengineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA
Interests: statistical inference; information theory; molecular evolution; structural bioinformatics; protein folding and function; biological networks; systems biology
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Dr. Ryota Kanai
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Araya, 107-6024 Tokyo, Japan
Interests: neural and information basis of consciousness; information and physics; artificial and natural Intelligence; subjectivity and reality
Prof. Dr. Yoh Iwasa
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Department of Bioscience, School of Science and Technology, Kwansei-Gakuin University, Gakuen 2-1, Sanda-shi, Hyogo 669-1337, Japan
Interests: mathematical biology; ecology; evolution; behavior; forest dynamics; cancer as a minievolution; speciation; sex allocation; coupled social-ecological systems; population biology; ecosystem; molecular evolution
Prof. Dr. Qing Huang
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Laboratory of High Magnetic Field and Ion Beam Physical Biology, Institute of Intelligent Machines, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei 230031, China
Interests: Biophysics/Biological Spectroscopy; Physical Chemistry; Nuclear technology and application (including plasma technology and application)
Dr. Jinsong Ren
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Institute of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Chinese Academy of Sciences, Jilin 130022, China
Interests: DNA-small molecule recognization; artifical enyzme; bioimaing; biosensing; nanomedicine
Dr. Mikail Rubinov
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
Interests: integrative statistical models of big neuroscience networks; evolutionary principles of brain network organization; information transfer in neural systems; neuropsychiatric connectivity phenotypes
Dr. David J. Galas
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Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI), 720 Broadway, Seattle WA, 98122, USA
Interests: computational biology; network theory; complexity; microRNA; genetics
Dr. Francisco Castells
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Instituto ITACA, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera sn, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Interests: biomedical signal processing; biomedical imaging; artificial intelligence; cardiac arrhythmias; cardiomyopathies; acoustics
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Prof. Dr. Ilya Shmulevich
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Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
Interests: computational systems biology; cancer research, immuno-oncology; signal and image processing; complex systems theory; computational learning theory, machine learning; multiscale theory and analysis; complexity of algorithms; music pattern recognition; cognition, perception, and mathematical psychology
Prof. Dr. Diego Krapf
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Electrical and Computer Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
Interests: single-molecule biophysics; stochastic processes; superresolution imaging; anomalous diffusion
Prof. Dr. André Longtin
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Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
Interests: computational neuroscience; nonlinear dynamics; stochastic dynamics/statistical physics; neural & physiological modelling; nonlinear time series analysis; mathematical biology; mathematical medicine
Prof. Dr. Roland Riek
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Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, ETH Zuerich, Vladimir-Prelog Weg 2, HCI F 225, Zurich CH-8093, Switzerland
Interests: entropy; discrete time; structural biology
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Dr. Karo Michaelian
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Instítuto de Física, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City 01000, Mexico
Interests: origin of life; homochirality; ecosystems; non-equilibrium thermodynamics; dissipative structuring
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Prof. Dr. Gastone C. Castellani
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Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine - DIMES, Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: computer vision; big data; medical physics; microscopy and imaging; machine learning
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Dr. Guy Theraulaz
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Centre de Recherches sur la Cognition Animale, CNRS UMR 5169, Université Paul Sabatier, 118, route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse Cedex 04, France
Interests: collective behaviour; swarm intelligence; collective intelligence; complex systems
Prof. Dr. Miquel Pons
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Department of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, Universitat de Barcelona, 1-11 08028 Barcelon, Spain
Interests: intrinsically disordered proteins; protein dynamics; Src-protein kinases; nuclear magnetic resonance; one-dimensional encoding of structural and functional information
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Prof. Dr. Massimini Marcello
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1. Department of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
2. Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), Canada
Interests: Brain Connectivity; EEG; TMS; Electroencephalography; Consciousness; Coma; Stroke Imaging
Prof. Dr. Christoph Adami
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Microbiology and Molecular Genetics & Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, MI 48824, USA
Interests: artificial intelligence; evolutionary biology; neuroscience; information theory; quantum physics
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Giuliani
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Environment and Health Department, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 00161 Roma, Italy
Interests: multidimensional statistics; protein structure and dynamics; complex networks; cell differentiation; biocomplexity
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Dr. Hiroshi Ashikaga
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Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Interests: ventricular fibrillation; information theory; complex systems; artificial intelligence
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Dr. Ludovico Minati
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1. Center for Mind/Brain Science (CIMeC), University of Trento, 38100 Trento, Italy
2. Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 226-8503 Yokohama, Japan
Interests: brain dynamics and networks; brain-computer interfaces; chaos; complex networks; emergent phenomena; high-performance computing; multifractality; non-linear circuits and networks; non-linear dynamics; robotics; self-similarity; signal and image analysis
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Dr. Ting Hu
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Department of Computer Science, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL A1B 3X5, Canada
Interests: Evolutionary Computing; Bioinformatics; Computational Biology; Artificial Evolution; Machine Learning; Complex Networks
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