This Is How I Feel About Complex Systems

  • Takao TeranoEmail author
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 999)


It has been around for nearly 40 years since I joined with the academic world in computer science related areas. Because I prefer to concrete real world topics, I, as a system scientist, usually research and develop challenging cutting-edge applications on complex systems. By complex systems, I do not only mean such areas as complex adaptive systems, chaotic, nor fuzzy systems, but, seemingly complicated systems required to be socially implemented. In this short paper, based on my final lecture at Tokyo Institute of Technology, I would like to present how I feel about complex systems and discuss principles of agent-based modeling, interdisciplinary research, and system creation. The paper concludes some comments on what we must do in the future.


Complex systems Agent-based modeling System creation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chiba University of CommerceChibaJapan

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