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The Section for Science of Complex Systems conducts quantitative complex systems research at the Medical University of Vienna - ranging from life science, quantitative social sciences, to applied mathematics and fundamental physics. The section is part of the Center for Medical Statistics, Informatics and Intelligent Systems.

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2017-08-03 OPEN POSITIONS Announcement: PhD and Postdoc researchers are invited to submit their applications

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Upcoming Events

DateTypeName
2017-03-07 to 2017-09-08GuestN. Lauber
2017-03-08 to 2017-09-08GuestA. Pichler

Recent Publications

S. Thurner, P. Klimek, M. Szell, G. Duftschmid, G. Endel, A. Kautzky-Willer, and D.C. Kasper
Quantification of excess-risk for diabetes when born in times of hunger, in an entire population of a nation, across a century
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 110, 4703-4707, (2013) [bib]

@ARTICLE{thurner2013qed,
  author = {Thurner, S.~ and Klimek, P.~ and Szell, M.~ and Duftschmid, G.~ and Endel, G.~ and Kautzky-Willer, A.~ and Kasper, D.C.~},
  title = {Quantification of excess-risk for diabetes when born in times of hunger, in an entire population of a nation, across a century},
  journal = {Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA},
  year = {2013},
  volume = {110},
  number = {12},
  pages = {4703--4707},
  url = {http://www.pnas.org/content/110/12/4703/suppl/DCSupplemental}
}


R. Hanel, S. Thurner, and M. Gell-Mann
Generalized entropies and logarithms and their duality relations
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109, 19151-19154, (2012) [bib]

@ARTICLE{hanel2012gel,
  author = {Hanel, R.~ and Thurner, S.~ and Gell-Mann, M.~},
  title = {Generalized entropies and logarithms and their duality relations},
  journal = {Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA},
  year = {2012},
  volume = {109},
  pages = {19151--19154},
  url = {http://www.pnas.org/content/109/47/19151.full.pdf+html?sid=b3fd87a7-31dc-495a-807c-2904c2ee1ef9}
}


M. Szell and S. Thurner
How women organize social networks different from men: gender-specific behavior in large-scale social networks
Scientific Reports 3, (2013) [bib]

@ARTICLE{szell2013hwo,
  author = {Szell, M.~ and Thurner, S.~},
  title = {How women organize social networks different from men: gender-specific behavior in large-scale social networks},
  journal = {Scientific Reports},
  year = {2013},
  volume = {3},
  number = {2014},
  url = {http://www.nature.com/articles/srep01214}
}


P. Klimek, Y. Yegorov, R. Hanel, and S. Thurner
Statistical detection of systematic election irregularities
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109, 16469-16473, 2012 (for data see also http://www.complex-systems.meduniwien.ac.at/elections/election.html) [bib]

@ARTICLE{klimek2012sds,
  author = {Klimek, P.~ and Yegorov, Y.~ and Hanel, R.~ and Thurner, S.~},
  title = {Statistical detection of systematic election irregularities},
  journal = {Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA},
  year = {2012},
  volume = {109},
  pages = {16469--16473},
  note = {for data see also http://www.complex-systems.meduniwien.ac.at/elections/election.html},
  url = {http://www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1210722109}
}


R. Hanel, M. Pöchacker, M. Schölling, and S. Thurner
A self-organized model for cell-differentiation based on variation of molecular decay rates
PLoS ONE 7, e36679, (2012) [bib]

@ARTICLE{hanel2012smc,
  author = {Hanel, R.~ and P{\"o}chacker, M.~ and Sch{\"o}lling, M.~ and Thurner, S.~},
  title = {A self-organized model for cell-differentiation based on variation of molecular decay rates},
  journal = {PLoS ONE},
  year = {2012},
  volume = {7},
  pages = {e36679},
  url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1202.0694v1}
}


R. Hanel, S. Thurner, and M. Gell-Mann
Generalized entropies and the transformation group of superstatistics
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108, 6390-6394, (2011) [bib]

@ARTICLE{hanel2011get,
  author = {Hanel, R.~ and Thurner, S.~ and Gell-Mann, M.~},
  title = {Generalized entropies and the transformation group of superstatistics},
  journal = {Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA},
  year = {2011},
  volume = {108},
  number = {16},
  pages = {6390--6394},
  url = {http://www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1103539108}
}


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