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Complex Systems Science

Complex Systems Science is a cross-disciplinary endeavor, linking researchers in physics, computer science, and mathematics with applications in diverse areas such as information and communication technologies, epidemiology, social sciences, economics, and many more. The discovery of the laws governing the structure and dynamics of complex systems is one of the greatest challenges of modern science. These systems are characterized by the presence of different levels of self-organization, each determining the behavior of the next. One of the most important properties of complex systems is the impossibility to predict their overall behavior from the knowledge of the properties of their components. Understanding and predicting the behavior of these systems is of great importance in contexts as diverse as socio-economic, biological or technological fields. The science of complex systems not only provides a way to answer open questions, but also promotes a new language and concepts that will allow the tackling of many current and pressing problems. 


recent publications

Assessing diversity in multiplex networks

Laura C. Carpi, Tiago A. Schieber, Panos M. Pardalos, Gemma Marfany, Cristina Masoller, Albert Díaz-Guilera & Martín G. Ravetti
Scientific Reports 9 4511 (2019)


Synchronization invariance under network structural transformations

Lluís Arola-Fernández, Albert Díaz-Guilera, and Alex Arenas
Physical Review E 97 060301 (2018)


Collective motion of active Brownian particles with polar alignment

Aitor Martín-Gómez, Demian Levis, Albert Díaz-Guilera, and Ignacio Pagonabarraga
Soft Matter 14 2610 2618 (2018)


A Complex Network Framework to Model Cognition: Unveiling Correlation Structures from Connectivity

Gemma Rosell-Tarragó, Emanuele Cozzo, Albert Díaz-Guilera
Complexity 2018 1918753 (2018)


The dynamics of norm change in the cultural evolution of language

R. Amato, L. Lacasa, A. Diaz-Guilera, A. Baronchelli
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA 2018 1721059115 (2018)


The geometric nature of weights in real complex networks

Antoine Allard, M. Ángeles Serrano, Guillermo García-Pérez and Marián Boguñá
Nature Communications 8 14103 (2017)


Quantification of network structural dissimilarities

Tiago A. Schieber, Laura Carpi, Albert Díaz-Guilera, Panos M. Pardalos, Cristina Masoller & Martín G. Ravetti
Nature Communications 8 13928 (2017)