Unifying Themes in Complex Systems

Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Complex Systems

  • Ali A. Minai
  • Dan Braha
  • Yaneer Bar-Yam
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-17635-7

Table of contents (41 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N1-xxix
  2. Presented Papers

    1. Simulated niche partitioning by bacteria
      Steven S. Andrews, Adam P. Arkin
      Pages 10-22
    2. Complexity and Diversity of Digraphs
      Steven H. Bertz, Gil Z. Pereira, Christina M. D. Zamfirescu
      Pages 31-40
    3. Complex Knowledge Networks and Invention Collaboration
      Thomas F. Brantle, M. Hosein Fallah
      Pages 41-48
    4. Constructing scale-free networks by a matrix stability approach
      Markus Brede, John Finnigan
      Pages 57-64
    5. Fractal Statistics of Modeled Zoning Patterns in Calcite
      Natalia Bryksina, Norman Halden, Sergio Mejia
      Pages 65-72
    6. Complexity and Army Transformation
      Mark T. Calhoun
      Pages 73-80
    7. A Model of Biological Attacks on a Realistic Population
      Kathleen M. Carley, Douglas Fridsma, Elizabeth Casman, Neal Altman, Li-Chiou Chen, Boris Kaminsky et al.
      Pages 81-88
    8. Cartography applications for autonomous sensory agents
      Sarjoun Doumit, Ali Minai
      Pages 89-96
    9. Adaptation and Coevolution on an Emergent Global Competitive Landscape
      Philip Vos Fellman, Jonathan Vos Post, Roxana Wright, Usha Dasari
      Pages 113-120
    10. Complex Dynamics of the Cardiac Rhythms
      Filippi S., Cherubini C.
      Pages 121-127
    11. Modeling Social Structure as Network Effects: Rewards for Learning Improves Performance
      James K. Hazy, Brian F. Tivnan, David R. Schwandt
      Pages 144-152
    12. Permeable Boundaries in Organizational Learning
      James K. Hazy, Brian F. Tivnan, David R. Schwandt
      Pages 153-163

About these proceedings


The International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS) creates a unique atmosphere for scientists of all fields, engineers, physicians, executives, and a host of other professionals to explore common themes and applications of complex system science. With this new volume, Unifying Themes in Complex Systems continues to build common ground between the wide-ranging domains of complex system science.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Ali A. Minai
    • 1
  • Dan Braha
    • 2
  • Yaneer Bar-Yam
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Computer ScienceUniveristy of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.New England Complex Systems InstituteCambridgeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-17634-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-17635-7