Networks and Heterogeneous Media (NHM)


Pages: i - ii, Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2008

doi:10.3934/nhm.2008.3.2i       Abstract        Full Text (56.7K)       Related Articles

Dirk Helbing - Institute for Transport & Economics, Dresden University of Technology, Andreas-Schubert-Str. 23, 01062 Dresden, Germany (email)
Jürgen Jost - Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Inselstr. 22, 04103 Leipzig, Germany (email)
Alessandro Vespignani - School of Informatics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47048, United States (email)

Abstract: This issue of Networks and Heterogeneous Media (NHM) collects selected papers of the European Conference on Complex Systems ’07, which took place in Dresden, Germany, from October 1 to 6, 2007.
Studying complex systems has enormously changed our view of the world. The discovery that actions and reactions are often disproportionate and that small per- turbations can cause tremendous responses, has led to new scientific disciplines such as catastrophe theory, chaos theory, and the theory of phase transitions.

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Published: March 2008.