The New England Complex Systems Institute

The Fourth International Conference on Complex Systems



Proceedings of the
Fourth International Conference on
Complex Systems

June 9-14, 2002 in Nashua, NH     Editors Ali Minai, Dan Braha, Helen Harte, Larry Rudolph, Temple Smith, Gunter Wagner and Yaneer Bar-Yam

Contents:
Methods
Models
Applications
Abstracts


Methods
   

A Complex Systems Perspective on Collaborative Design
  Mark Klein      Abstract    Paper #96

RAn (Robustness Analyser)
  Fabrice Saffre      Abstract    Paper #167

Invariant Subsets of the Search Space and Universality of a Generalized Genetic Algorithm
  Boris Mitavskiy      Abstract    Paper #132


Models
   

Cell-Like Space Charge Configurations Formed by Self-Organization in Laboratory.
  E. Lozneanu and M. Sanduloviciu      Abstract    Paper #114

Local Complexity and Global Nonlinear Modes in Large Arrays of Elastic Rods in an Air Cross-Flow.
  Masaharu Kuroda, Francis C. Moon      Abstract    Paper #101

Self-organization in Navier-Stokes turbulence
  Jacques Lewalle      Abstract    Paper #107

The Game (Introduction to Digital Physics)
  P. Petrov      Abstract    Paper #153

Epsilon-Pseudo-Orbits and Applications
  Douglas E. Norton      Abstract    Paper #143

On the Mystery of the Differential Negative Resistance.
  S. Popescu, E. Lozneanu and M. Sanduloviciu      Abstract    Paper #156

Dissipative Structure Based Perspectives on the Origins of the Genetic Code
  Robert Melamede      Abstract    Paper #124

Reverse Engineering Neurological Diseases
  Christopher A. Shaw      Abstract    Paper #173

A Multi-Level Synthesis of Dyslexia
  Christopher J. Phoenix      Abstract    Paper #154

Emergent Computation in CA: A Matter of Visual Efficiency
  Mathieu Capcarrere      Abstract    Paper #33

Emergent Probability Lonergan's Genetic Model of Knowledge Growth, Development and Decline.
  Michael Bretz      Abstract    Paper #26

Virtual Stability as a Conceptual Principle Underlying the Directionality of Evolutionary Processes
  Burton Voorhees      Abstract    Paper #198

Fungal Colony Patterning as an Example of Biological Self-Organization.
  Elena Bystrova, Eugenia Bogomolova, Anton Bulianitsa, Ludmila Panina, Vladimir Kurochkin      Abstract    Paper #31

Production-rule complexity of recursive structures
  Konstantin L Kouptsov      Abstract    Paper #100

Iterons: the Emergent Coherent Structures of IAMs
  Pawel Siwak      Abstract    Paper #177

Criticality of the Brain and Criticality of the Art
  Igor Yevin      Abstract    Paper #209

The Discovery of Fractals in Jackson Pollock's Paintings: Implications for the Visual Sciences.
  Richard P. Taylor, Branka Spehar, Colin W. G. Clifford and Ben R. Newell      Abstract    Paper #188

Emergent Patterns in Dance Improvisation How Complexity Theory Inspires Choreography and Vice Versa
  Ivar Hagendoorn      Abstract    Paper #77

A Stochastic Dynamics for the Popularity of Websites
  Chang-Yong Lee      Abstract    Paper #102

Design Patterns for the Generation and the Analysis of Chemical Reaction Networks
  Hugues Bersini      Abstract    Paper #18

On the Adaptive Value of Sex
  Klaus Jaffe      Abstract    Paper #89

Optimal Sampling For Complexity In Soil Ecosystems
  Arturo H. Arino      Abstract    Paper #10

Predator-Prey Dynamics for Rabbits, Trees, and Romance
  J. C. Sprott      Abstract    Paper #184

Extinctions and the Evolution of Ecosystems: Systems Dynamics and the end of the Pleistocene
  Elin Whitney-Smith      Abstract    Paper #203

The Accuracy of Auto-Adaptive Models for Estimating Romanian Firm's Cost of Equity.
  Claudia Ciorascu and Irina Manolescu      Abstract    Paper #39

Self-Organizing Geography: Scaled Objects and Regional Planning in the U.S.
  G. Nelson, P. Allen          Paper

City of Slums: self-organisation across scales
  Joanna Barros      Abstract    Paper #16

A CA Based Two-Stage Model of Land Use Dynamics in Urban Fringe Area.
  Takeshi Arai      Abstract    Paper #9


Applications
   

Programmable Self-Assembly and Scale-Independence
  Radhika Nagpal      Abstract    Paper #140

Amorphous Predictive Nets.
  Michael Howard, Regina Estkowski and David Payton      Abstract    Paper #84

Multidimensional Network Monitoring for Intrusion Detection
  Vladimir Gudkov      Abstract    Paper #75

Co-operative Agents in Network Defence
  Robert Ghanea-Hercock      Abstract    Paper #67

An Algorithm forBootstrapping Communications
  Jacob Beal      Abstract    Paper #17

Intelligent Broadcast in Random Large-Scale Sensor Networks
  Rajkumar Arumugam, Vinod Subramanian, Ali A. Minai      Abstract    Paper #11

Self-Organization of Connectivity and Geographical Routing in Large-Scale Sensor Networks
  Vinod Subramanian, Rajkumar Arumugam, and Ali A. Minai          Paper

Managed Complexity in An Agent-based Vent Fan Control System Based on Dynamic Re-configuration
   Fred M. Discenzo      Abstract    Paper #54

Neural Net Model for Featured Word Extraction
  A Das, M.Marko, A. Probst      Abstract    Paper #45

The Allocation of Agents to Resources in a Networked Multi-Player Environment.
  Robert L. Goldstone and Benjamin Ashpole      Abstract    Paper #72

Customer Relationship Management in Banking Sector and A Model Design for Banking Performance Enhancement
  Ibrahim Erdem      Abstract    Paper #58

How Complex Systems Studies Could Help in Identification and Prevention of Threats of Terrorism
  Czeslaw Mesjasz      Abstract    Paper #127


Abstracts
   listed alphabetically by first author

Modeling Third Generation Mobile Spectrum Auctions.
  Iqbal Adjali, David Collings and Paul Marrow      Abstract #1

Two-Dimensional Rough Surfaces: Experiments on Superconductors and Rice-Piles.
  Christof Aegerter      Abstract #2

Global Stability and Oscillations in the Mathematical Models of Population Interactions With Spatial Heterogenity
  Nelli Ajabyan      Abstract #3

Algebra of Mixed Numbers
  Shah Alam      Abstract #4

Self Organization in Cities: Case Studies in Neighborhood Historic Preservation
  Eric Allison      Abstract #5

The Evolution of Complexity in Natural and Reconstructed Ecological Assemblages.
  Madhur Anand, Ke-Ming Ma, Brian Tucker and Rachelle Desrochers      Abstract #6

NIGMS Funding Opportunities for Complex Biomedical Systems Research and Training
  James J. Anderson      Abstract #7


  Pierpaolo Andriani      Abstract #8

A CA Based Two-Stage Model of Land Use Dynamics in Urban Fringe Area.
  Takeshi Arai      Abstract #9

Optimal Sampling For Complexity In Soil Ecosystems
  Arturo H. Ari̱o      Abstract #10

Intelligent Broadcast in Random Large-Scale Sensor Networks
  Rajkumar Arumugam, Vinod Subramanian, Ali A. Minai      Abstract #11

SIMP/STEP: A Platform for Fine-Grained Lattice Computing.
  Edward A Bach      Abstract #12

Philosophy and Complexity
  Alan Baker      Abstract #13

Levy Flights in Climate Data
  Ariel Balter      Abstract #14

Dynamics of Ethernet Protocol
  Ernest Barany      Abstract #15

City of Slums: Self-Organisation Across Scales.
  Joana Barros and Fabiano Sobreira      Abstract #16

Themes: Emergence, Self-Organization; System Categories: Psychological, Engineered
  Jacob Beal      Abstract #17

The Connections Between the Frustrated Chaos and the Intermittency Chaos in Small Hopfield Network.
  Hugues Bersini and Pierre Sener      Abstract #18

Unifying Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems
  Howard A. Blair      Abstract #19

A Case Study for Self-Organized Criticality in Landscape Ecology
  Janine Bolliger and Julien C. Sprott      Abstract #20

Co-Evolving Business Models
  Eric Bonabeau      Abstract #21

Fluctuation Analysis in the Transition State Ensemble of the SH3 Domain
  Jose M. Borreguero      Abstract #22

A Computational Environment for Studying Human-Environment Interaction in Bering Sea Fisheries
  Paul Box      Abstract #23


  Raymond Trevor Bradley      Abstract #24

The Role of Analysis in the Brave New World
  Alfred Brandstein      Abstract #25

Emergent Probability Lonergan's Genetic Model of Knowledge Growth, Development and Decline.
  Michael Bretz      Abstract #26

A Graph-Dynamical Model of Transportation Development
  Colby Brown      Abstract #27

Levels of System Function Description: From Algorithm to Program to Technology
  Mark Burgin      Abstract #28

Psychology-Physiological Approach for the Analysis of the states
  Galina Bushueva      Abstract #29

Complex Models and Model-Building Automation
  Val Bykoski      Abstract #30

Fungal Colony Patterning as an Example of Biological Self-Organization.
  Elena Bystrova, Eugenia Bogomolova, Anton Bulianitsa, Ludmila Panina, Vladimir Kurochkin      Abstract #31

An Evo-Devo Approach to Modularity of Mind
  Raffaele Calabretta      Abstract #32

Emergent Computation in CA: A Matter of Visual Efficiency
  Mathieu Capcarrere      Abstract #33

The Quantum Computer: A Complex System Irreducible to Classical Models
  Giuseppe Castagnoli      Abstract #34

Synthetic Environments for Analysis and Simulations.
  Alok Chaturvedi and Shailendra Raj Mehta      Abstract #35

How To Avoid Fooling Around In Minority Game
  H. F. Chau and F. K. Chow      Abstract #36

User and Service Interaction Dynamics.
  Adrian Li Mow Ching, Venus Shum and Lionel Sacks      Abstract #37

Development and Self-Organization of Complex System. Case of World Economy
  D. Chistilin      Abstract #38

The Accuracy of Auto-Adaptive Models for Estimating Romanian Firm's Cost of Equity.
  Claudia Ciorascu and Irina Manolescu      Abstract #39

Neuroscience and Education--Bridging the Gap
  Michael Connell      Abstract #40

Managing Urban Traffic Dynamics by a Multi-Agent DSS
  Emilia Conte      Abstract #41

Self-Organization and Complexity in Large Networked Information-processing Systems.
  Ron Cottam, Willy Ranson and Roger Vounckx      Abstract #42

Computational Analysis in Temporal Series Describing Kidney Excretory Function.
  D. E. Creanga      Abstract #43

Nonlinear Data Analysis of Experimental [EEG] data and Comparison with Theoretical [ANN] Data
  Atin Das      Abstract #44

Neural Net Model for Featured Word Extraction
  A Das, M.Marko, A. Probst      Abstract #45

Biology, Brains and Catalysis
  Christopher J. Davis      Abstract #46

Digitally Mapping Cultured Neuron Networks
  Matthew T. Dearing , Harold G. Craighead      Abstract #47

Developing a Web-based Interactive Syllabus for an Undergraduate Course in Systems Thinking and Complexity
  Ronald DeGray      Abstract #48

Flame Spreading Over Liquid Fuels: A General Model
  Eugenio Degroote      Abstract #49

Why Natural Selection Can't Design Anything
  William A. Dembski      Abstract #50

Aggregate Output Model Describing the Limit-Cycle Behavior of a Logistic Growing Process in Socioeconomic Systems
  Tessaleno C. Devezas      Abstract #51

Measuring Hypnosis: Relating Mental State to Systematic Physiological Changes
  Solomon Gilbert Diamond      Abstract #52

Complex Systems Research and Information Age Warfare
  Commander John Q. Dickmann      Abstract #53

Managed Complexity in An Agent-based Vent Fan Control System Based on Dynamic Re-configuration
  Fred M. Discenzo      Abstract #54

Potential of Ant Colony Optimization to Satellite Image Classification
  Raj P. Divakaran      Abstract #55

Building a Network to the People
  Brock Dubbels      Abstract #56

Some Further Analogies Between the Bak-Sneppen Model for Biological Evolution and the Spring-block Earthquake Model
  Juan Carlos Chimal Eguia      Abstract #57

Customer Relationship Management in Banking Sector and A Model Design for Banking Performance Enhancement
  Ibrahim Erdem      Abstract #58

A Multiagent Simulation Model of the Emergence and Dynamics of Negotiation in Complex Contracting Games
  Peyman Faratin      Abstract #59

Complex Adaptive Behaviour in Physical Simulation
  Timothy Field      Abstract #60

Sensemaking of a Change Intervention With Insights From Complexity Science
  Brigitte Fleeman      Abstract #61

Understanding Patterns of Cyber Terrorism: An Evaluation Research Framework
  Peter A. Flemming      Abstract #62


  Aaron Fritz      Abstract #63

On four modes of artistic engagement with complexity.
  Philip Galanter and Ellen Levy      Abstract #64

Hybrid Statistical and Data Mining Approaches for Forecasting Complex Systems
  Auroop R Ganguly      Abstract #65

Complex Philosophy
  Carlos Gershenson      Abstract #66

Co-operative Agents in Network Defence
  Robert Ghanea-Hercock      Abstract #67

Webtank
  Zann Gill      Abstract #68

An Exploratory Study of Key Factors of Self-Organization in Organizational Systems
  Willia Hardin Glover      Abstract #69

Radial Basis Function Classification of Microarray Data Using Shin-Goel Algorithm.
  Amrit Goel and Miyoung Shin      Abstract #70

Co-evolution in Coupled Human-Natural Systems
  Noah C. Goldstein      Abstract #71

The Allocation of Agents to Resources in a Networked Multi-Player Environment.
  Robert L. Goldstone and Benjamin Ashpole      Abstract #72

The Electrogenic Na/HCO3 Cotransporter Carries CO=3: Evidence From Surface-pH Measurements in XenopUs Oocytes Co-Expressing NBCe1 andCAIV.
  I. I. Grichtchenko and W. F. Boron      Abstract #73


  Dominique Gross      Abstract #74

Multidimensional Network Monitoring for Intrusion Detection
  Vladimir Gudkov      Abstract #75

Evolving Social Complexity in the Prehistoric American Southwest.
  George J. Gumerman , Alan Swedlund , Jeffery S. Dean ,Joshua Epstein , and Robert Axtell      Abstract #76

Emergent Patterns in Dance Improvisation How Complexity Theory Inspires Choreography and Vice Versa
  Ivar Hagendoorn      Abstract #77

Iterative Diffusion of Vectors for the Detection of Modularity in Complex Networks
  Jennifer Hallinan      Abstract #78

Evolution of Labor Division For Cooperative Agents With Learning Ability
  Zhangang Han      Abstract #79

A Complex Systems Approach to Countering Brainwashing, Mind Control, and Terrorism
  Steven Hassan      Abstract #80

The No-Free-Lunch Theorem, Complexity and Computer Security
  Yu-Chi Ho      Abstract #81

On the Relationship Between Natural Selection and Self-Organization
  Guy A. Hoelzer      Abstract #82

The Principles of Connectivity, Self-organized Criticality, and Complex Adaptive Systems May Further Our Understanding of the Symptoms and Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
  Craig vanHorne      Abstract #83

Amorphous Predictive Nets.
  Michael Howard, Regina Estkowski and David Payton      Abstract #84

Gene network topology and dynamics in mammalian cell fate regulation
  Sui Huang      Abstract #85

Experimental Appoaches to Complex Systems.
  Alfred W. Hubler and Paul Melby      Abstract #86

Complexity as a unifying paradigm for Organization and Management
  Tim Huerta      Abstract #87

Complex Systems in Education: Integrative Conceptual Tools and Techniques for Understanding the Education System Itself
  Michael J. Jacobson      Abstract #88

On the Modulation of Variance in the Evolution of Complex Systems: Sex in Artificial Life
  Klaus Jaffe      Abstract #89

Emergence, Growth and Collapse of Cooperative Organizational Structure in Evolving Networks
  Sanjay Jain      Abstract #90


  James Holland Jones      Abstract #91

Laboratory Controlled Model System for Study of Complexity Models that Apply to the Signaling Network of a Single Biological Cell.
  K. Josef, J. Saranak, And K. W. Foster      Abstract #92

Characterization of Heat Intolerance Response Through Orthogonal Transformation Based Analysis of Heart Beat Interval Series.
  Partha P. Kanjilal, Richard R. Gonzalez, And Daniel S. Moran      Abstract #93

Correlation Dimension Analysis of the Human EEG in Visual-Attention Tasks
  Igor E. Kanounikov      Abstract #94

Organizational Complexity
  Eve Mitleton-Kelly      Abstract #95

A Complex Systems Perspective on Collaborative Design
  Mark Klein      Abstract #96

Designing Organizations to be Responsive to the Complex Changing Environment
  Harold E. Klein      Abstract #97


  Mark Kon      Abstract #98

Effects of Ginkgo Biloba Extract Constituents on Main Membrane Conductance Mechanisms in Neurons of Rat.
  Elena L. Kondratskayaa, Shyam S. Chatterjeeb, Oleg A.      Abstract #99

Using a Complex Systems approach to undo Brainwashing and Mind Control
  Konstantin L Kouptsov      Abstract #100

Local Complexity and Global Nonlinear Modes in Large Arrays of Fluid Elastic Oscillators.
  Masaharu Kuroda, Francis C. Moon      Abstract #101

A Stochastic Dynamics for the Popularity of Websites
  Chang-Yong Lee      Abstract #102

Reconsideration of the Winner-Take-All Hypothesis
  Jeho Lee      Abstract #103

Universal Classification of Living and Non-Living Beings
  Denys L̬pinard      Abstract #104

Unified Framework for Finding the Eigenstates of Helmholtz Equation Using Boundary Methods
  Natasha Lepore      Abstract #105

Initial Conditions to Final Results in the Complex Systems of Art and Science
  Ellen Levy      Abstract #106

In What Sense is Fluid Turbulence a Complex Physical System?
  Jacques Lewalle      Abstract #107

The Complexity of the Growing Network
  Xuenan Li      Abstract #108

A Multiscale Interactive Dynamical Analysis for Oceanic Flows Intermittent in Space and Time.
  Xiang San Liang and Allan R. Robinson      Abstract #109

Bits and Bucks: Modeling Complex Systems by Information Flow
  Seth Lloyd      Abstract #110

On Trade and the Environment as a Complex System
  Corey Lofdahl      Abstract #111

What the Evolution of Notated Language Teaches Us about the Origin of Speech
  Robert K. Logan      Abstract #112

Biological Systems From the Perspective of Chemical Elements: The Simplicity and Rigor of Stoichiometric Approach
  Irakli Loladze      Abstract #113

Cell-Like Space Charge Configurations Formed by Self-Organization in Laboratory.
  E. Lozneanu and M. Sanduloviciu      Abstract #114

The Fate of the Girl Child: A Systems Approach to the Evolutionary and Cultural Psychology of Female Infanticide.
  Ram Mahalingam and Kanchana Ramachandran      Abstract #115

Data Mining.
  Oded Maimon and Lior Rokach      Abstract #116

Transforming the World Wide Web into a Complexity-Based Semantic Network.
  M.Marko, A. Probst, A. Das.      Abstract #117

The Role of Complex Systems in the Management of Pervasive Computing.
  Ian W Marshall, Chris Roadknight and Lionel Sacks      Abstract #118

In Memory of an Anthill: Complexity Theory and Compositional Processes
  Paula Matthusen      Abstract #119

Self Organized Criticality in State Transition Systems
  John Maweu      Abstract #120

Timescales Aspects Of Internet Access With Emphasis On The Situation In Developing Countries.
  Gottfried J. Mayer, Atin Das, Carlos Gershenson, Mason Porter, Matus Marko, Andrej Probst      Abstract #121

Evolution as Computation
  John Mayfield      Abstract #122

Forecasting Simple (terrorist) Patterns Through the Modeling of Complex Interactions.
  Dennis McBride      Abstract #123

Dissipative Structure Based Perspectives on the Origins of the Genetic Code
  Robert Melamede      Abstract #124

The Concept of Emergent Ecologies and Persistence in Cyberspace
  Yasmin Merali      Abstract #125

Changing Images of Organization and Development of Information Society
  Czeslaw Mesjasz      Abstract #126

How Complex Systems Studies Could Help in Identification and Prevention of Threats of Terrorism
  Czeslaw Mesjasz      Abstract #127

When is approximation by Gaussian networks necessarily a linear process?
  H. N. Mhaskar      Abstract #128

The Role of Information in the Organization of Complex Systems
  Micah Sparacio      Abstract #129

Continuous Space-Time Dynamics of Population.
  Juan Carlos Mic?, Antonio Caselles, David Soler      Abstract #130

The Complexity of Homeodynamic Psychophysiological Systems
  Daniel W. Miller      Abstract #131

The Universality of a Slightly Generalized Binary Genetic Algorithm
  Boris Mitavskiy      Abstract #132

The Perception of Fractals: The Construction of Psychometric Function of Complexity and Correlation With Personal Traits.
  Olga Mitina      Abstract #133

Demographic Homeostasis and the Evolution of Senescence
  Josh Mitteldorf      Abstract #134

On The Prudent Predator.
  Josh Mitteldorf, Chandu Ravela, Robert Bell, Dominic L. Boccelli, David H. Croll, Deva Seetharam      Abstract #135

How Does the Mind Economize on Complexity Costs? A Principal-Agent Model of Affect and Cognition ?
  Mihnea Moldoveanu      Abstract #136

The Economics of Cognition
  Mihnea Moldoveanu      Abstract #137

A Near Optimal Policy to Control Multi-Product, Multi-Stage Manufacturing Systems
  Young B. Moon      Abstract #138

Complexity of Musical Measures and its Effect on Time Perception
  Mark Musolino      Abstract #139

Programmable Self-Assembly and Scale-Independence
  Radhika Nagpal      Abstract #140


  MJ Naidoo      Abstract #141

An Approach to Cosmos Complex Structure
  Vidyardhi Nanduri      Abstract #142

Epsilon-Pseudo-Orbits and Applications
  Douglas E. Norton      Abstract #143

Human Interaction With Complex Automation: A Summary of Symposia Outcomes
  Celestine A. Ntuen      Abstract #144

Common Sense and Complexity: Harnessing the Science of Complexity for Your Business
  Kenneth C. OBrien      Abstract #145

Assessing the Qualitative Dynamics in Emergent Behavior Via Quantitative Features: An Application to Swarm Intelligence Model.
  Sorinel Oprisan      Abstract #146

Chaos and Mixing in Biological Fluids
  Belinda Orme      Abstract #147

From Physics to Economy via Biology
  Jaime Lagunez Otero      Abstract #148

Mapping the Field: Complexity Sciences in Organization and Management.
  N. Oztas, T. Huerta, R.C. Myrtle, P. J. Robertson      Abstract #149

Can Self-Organisation be Used as a Measure of Ecological Integrity?
  Lael Parrott      Abstract #150

Sex and Altruism
  Joel Peck      Abstract #151

An Adaptive Endogenous Theory of Technological and Economic Growth
  David W. Peterson      Abstract #152

Synergetics of Living Systems
  O. A. Petrov      Abstract #153

A Multi-Level Synthesis of Dyslexia
  Christopher J. Phoenix      Abstract #154

Control and Complexity Issues in a Proposed Nanomedical Device
  Christopher J. Phoenix      Abstract #155

On the Mystery of the Differential Negative Resistance.
  S. Popescu, E. Lozneanu and M. Sanduloviciu      Abstract #156

More Lessons From Complexity. The Origin: The Root of Peace
  Carlos E. Puente      Abstract #157

Treasures Inside the Bell
  Carlos E. Puente      Abstract #158

Slow and Steady: Deliberately Computationally Inefficient Genetic Algorithms and Hard Problems
  Ruben R. Puentedura      Abstract #159

Dynamic Decision Making and Learning in Complex Dynamic Environments
  Hassan Qudrat-Ullah      Abstract #160

The Complexity Of Canonical Power Law Networks
  Derek Raine      Abstract #161

The Relationship Between Measures of Fitness and Time Scale in Evolution.
  Erik Rauch, Hiroki Sayama, Charles Goodnight and Yaneer Bar-Yam      Abstract #162

Data Assimilation for Modeling and Predicting Multiscale Coupled Physical-Biological Dynamical Interactions in the Sea
  Allan R. Robinson      Abstract #163

Indirect Encoding of Phenotypes in Evolutionary Agents
  Luis Mateus Rocha      Abstract #164

Realistic Model of Cellular Immune Response Against Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
  I. Rouzine and J.M. Coffin.      Abstract #165

Bios: Mathematical, Cardiac, Economic and Meteorological Creative Processes Beyond Chaos.
  H. Sabelli, L. Kauffman, M. Patel, and A. Sugerman      Abstract #166

RAn (Robustness Analyser)
  Fabrice Saffre      Abstract #167

Spontaneous Formation of Isolated Groups and its Effects on Genetic Invasion in Locally Mating and Competing Populations.
  Hiroki Sayama, Marcus A. M. de Aguiar, Yaneer Bar-Yam, and Michel Baranger      Abstract #168

Cycle Variability, Follicle Competition, and Female Mate Choice
  Jeffrey C. Schank      Abstract #169

Evaluating Affinity Maturation on NK Landscapes.
  Erich Schmidt Steven Kleinstein      Abstract #170


  PierreSener      Abstract #171

Optimization of Robustness and Connectivity in Complex Networks
  Benjamin Shargel      Abstract #172

Reverse Engineering Neurological Diseases
  Christopher A. Shaw      Abstract #173

Comparing the Results of a Non-Linear Agent-Based Model to Lanchester's Linear Model: Intuitive Guidelines for Analyzing SOCRATES Output
  Bob Sheldon      Abstract #174

Positive Feedback Loops and tracking Principles Applied to Sustainable Community Building: A Case Study
  Flvio Mesquita da Silva      Abstract #175


  Barry G. Silverman      Abstract #176

Iterons: the Emergent Coherent Structures of IAMs
  Pawel Siwak      Abstract #177

A System Dynamics Approach to Understanding Terrorism
  Bruce Skarin      Abstract #178

Classical Dynamics of Magnetically Coupled Spins
  Benjamin Skellett      Abstract #179

Using Bayesian Networks to Reverse Engineer Simulated Songbird Brains
  V. Anne Smith      Abstract #180

Continuous and Discrete Properties in Self-Replicating Systems
  Arnold Smith      Abstract #181

Order (for free) in the Courtroom: Law as a Complex Adaptive System
  Doug Smith      Abstract #182

The Role of Information in the Organization of Complex Systems
  Micah Sparacio      Abstract #183

Predator-Prey Dynamics for Rabbits, Trees, and Romance
  J. C. Sprott      Abstract #184

Contemporary Models of Creative Cognition: an Ethnographic Review of the Impact of Complexity, Evolutionary and Computational Theories.
  Iris Stammberger      Abstract #185

Intelligent Broadcast in Random Large-Scale Sensor Networks
  Vinod Subramanian      Abstract #186

Emergence and Reflexive Downward Causation
  John Symons      Abstract #187

The Discovery of Fractals in Jackson Pollock's Paintings: Implications for the Visual Sciences.
  Richard P. Taylor, Branka Spehar, Colin W. G. Clifford and Ben R. Newell      Abstract #188

Complex Molecular Simulations in Science Education.
  Robert Tinker, Amy Pallant and Qian Xie      Abstract #189

Dynamic Instability in Tropospheric Photochemistry: An Excitability Threshold.
  Mark R. Tinsley and Richard J. Field      Abstract #190

Towards Understanding Self-organized Information Flow in the Cortex
  Jochen Triesch      Abstract #191

Coping with Complexity in Knowledge Management
  John Trimble      Abstract #192

Stealth Studies in Complex Systems that Completes Science GE Requirements at Most Universities
  Len Troncale      Abstract #193

An Open Source Computer-Based Tool for Research and Education in the Systems Sciences
  Len Troncale      Abstract #194

Diversity, Cluster Entropy and Complexity on Randomly Occupied Lattices.
  I.R. Tsang and I.J. Tsang      Abstract #195

Replacement Manifolds: A Method to Uniformize Semiclassical Wavefunctions.
  Jiri Vanicek and Eric J. Heller      Abstract #196

Altruism and Social Conflict in the Bacterium Myxococcus Xanthus
  Gregory J. Velicer      Abstract #197

Virtual Stability as a Conceptual Principle Underlying the Directionality of Evolutionary Processes
  Burton Voorhees      Abstract #198

Gene Interactions
  Michael J. Wade      Abstract #199

The Sum of the Parts: Two Studies of Interpersonal Influence on Aggressive Behaviors in Small Group Settings.
  Keith Warren, Elena Irwin, Brian Roe, William Sean Newsome      Abstract #200

Compositional Evolution: Evolvability, Modularity, and Symbiosis
  Richard A. Watson      Abstract #201

Interdisciplinary Conceptual Model Blending.
  Thomas J Wheeler and Mary Dolan      Abstract #202

Extinctions and the Evolution of Ecosystems: Systems Dynamics and the end of the Pleistocene
  Elin Whitney-Smith      Abstract #203

Questions from Complexity Science to develop new perspectives on Air Traffic Management
  Robert L. Wiebe      Abstract #204

Evolving Complex Integrated Behaviour by Masking and Unmasking Selection Pressures.
  Janet Wiles, James Watson, Bradley Tonkes and Terrence Deacon      Abstract #205

Income Distribution Dynamics: Marriage and Informational Cascades
  Kwang Woo Park      Abstract #206

Evolution of Language Universals under Baldwinian Niche Construction
  Hajime Yamauchi      Abstract #207

The Transitions in Industry, Research and Society: Dynamic Equilibrium Approach
  Yuri Yegorov      Abstract #208

Criticality of the Brain and Criticality of the Art
  Igor Yevin      Abstract #209

Detecting and Modeling Long Range Correlation in Genomic Sequences.
  Yi Zhou, Archisman Rudra, Salvatore Paxia and Bud Mishra      Abstract #210

Optical Imaging of Spatio-Temporal Properties of Odor Evoked Oscillations in the Turtle Olfactory Bulb.
  Michal Zochowski LB Cohen      Abstract #211



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