Mission

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.

News

2018-05-24 The Complexity Science Hub Vienna holds a Public Conference: “Complexity – Where do we go from here?” concluded by a Vernissage & Garden Party

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Upcoming Events

DateTypeName
2018-06-01SeminarN. Haug
2018-06-22SeminarS. Pfenninger
2018-06-29SeminarJ. Sorger
2017-03-07 to 2018-06-29GuestN. Lauber
2017-07-24 to 2018-06-29GuestC. Matzhold
2017-07-24 to 2018-06-29GuestM. Kaleta

Recent Publications

A. Pichler, S. Poledna, and S. Thurner
Systemic-risk-efficient asset allocation: Minimization of systemic risk as a network optimization problem
2018 (in review) [bib]

@ARTICLE{pichler2018saa,
  author = {Pichler, A.~ and Poledna, S.~ and Thurner, S.~},
  title = {Systemic-risk-efficient asset allocation: Minimization of systemic risk as a network optimization problem},
  journal = {},
  year = {2018},
  note = {in review},
  url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.10515}
}


P. Klimek, R. Jimenez, M. Hidalgo, A. Hinteregger, and S. Thurner
Election forensic analysis of the Turkish Constitutional Referendum 2017
2017 (in review) [bib]

@ARTICLE{klimek2017efa,
  author = {Klimek, P.~ and Jimenez, R.~ and Hidalgo, M.~ and Hinteregger, A.~ and Thurner, S.~},
  title = {Election forensic analysis of the Turkish Constitutional Referendum 2017},
  journal = {},
  year = {2017},
  note = {in review},
  url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.09839}
}


B. Corominas-Murtra, R. Hanel, and S. Thurner
Sample space reducing cascading processes produce the full spectrum of scaling exponents
Scientific Reports 7, 11223, (2017) [bib]

@ARTICLE{corominasmurtra2017ssr,
  author = {Corominas-Murtra, B.~ and Hanel, R.~ and Thurner, S.~},
  title = {Sample space reducing cascading processes produce the full spectrum of scaling exponents
},
  journal = {Scientific Reports},
  year = {2017},
  volume = {7},
  pages = {11223},
  url = {https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-09836-4}
}


R. Hanel, B. Corominas-Murtra, B. Liu, and S. Thurner
Fitting power-laws in empirical data with estimators that work for all exponents
PLoS ONE 12, e0170920, (2017) [bib]

@ARTICLE{hanel2017fpe,
  author = {Hanel, R.~ and Corominas-Murtra, B.~ and Liu, B.~ and Thurner, S.~},
  title = {Fitting power-laws in empirical data
with estimators that work for all exponents},
  journal = {PLoS ONE},
  year = {2017},
  volume = {12},
  number = {2},
  pages = {e0170920},
  url = {http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0170920}
}


B. Corominas-Murtra, R. Hanel, and S. Thurner
Understanding scaling through history-dependent processes with collapsing sample space
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112, 5348-5353, (2015) [bib]

@ARTICLE{corominasmurtra2015ust,
  author = {Corominas-Murtra, B.~ and Hanel, R.~ and Thurner, S.~},
  title = {Understanding scaling through history-dependent processes with collapsing sample space},
  journal = {Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA},
  year = {2015},
  volume = {112},
  number = {17},
  pages = {5348--5353},
  url = {http://www.pnas.org/content/112/17/5348.abstract}
}


G. Percino, P. Klimek, and S. Thurner
Instrumentational complexity of music genres and why simplicity sells
PLoS ONE 9, e115255, (2014) [bib]

@ARTICLE{percino2014icm,
  author = {Percino, G.~ and Klimek, P.~ and Thurner, S.~},
  title = {Instrumentational complexity of music genres and why simplicity sells},
  journal = {PLoS ONE},
  year = {2014},
  volume = {9},
  number = {12},
  pages = {e115255},
  url = {http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0115255}
}


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