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International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS2004)

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE PROGRAM

(* indicates confirmed)
Additional speakers are still to be assigned
to sessions. Session times may still change.
Abstracts can still be submitted.

SUNDAY, May 16

9:00AM-5:00PM PEDAGOGICAL SESSIONS

*EVE MITLETON-KELLY - Pedagogical Sessions

  • *ANDREW WUENSCHE - Studying discrete dynamical networks with DDLab
  • *URI WILENSKY - Modeling complex systems
  • *JOHN PETER WIKSWO - From physics to medicine
  • *LEV LEVITIN - Entropy and information

*URI WILENSKY - Pedagogical Sessions

  • *GREG CHAITIN - Mathematics
  • *PHILIP BALL - History of social modeling
  • *BILL HILLIER - Urban space syntax
  • *STEPHEN WOLFRAM - New science

EVENING RECEPTION

*STEPHEN HEUSER (THE BOSTON GLOBE)/
*TOM SIEGFRIED (THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS)

  • *ALVIN AND HEIDI TOFFLER - The Future

MONDAY, May 17

8:50AM-9:00AM CONFERENCE WELCOME

*YANEER BAR-YAM - Conference Welcome

    9:00AM-10:30AM EMERGENCE

    *JOHN STERMAN - Emergence

    • *STEVEN STROGATZ - Synchrony
    • *ALAN GUTH - Inflationary universe

    11:00AM-12:30PM NETWORKS

    *IRVING EPSTEIN - Networks

    • *GENE STANLEY - Networks and Liquid Water
    • *LEON COOPER - Neural networks in vision

    1:30PM-2:50PM NETWORKS

    *IRVING EPSTEIN - Networks

    • *NEO MARTINEZ - Food Webs
    • *RICARD SOLE - Complex networks

    3:20PM-4:50PM ROBOTS

    *ALI MINAI - Robots

    • *STEFANO NOLFI - Evolving Swarm-Bots
    • *WEI-MIN SHEN - Self-Reconfigurable Robots and Digital Hormones

    6:00PM-9:00PM EVENING PARALLEL SESSIONS

    *ROGER HURWITZ - Social Systems

    • DUNCAN A. ROBERTSON - A Dynamic Model of Inter-Firm Competition
    • *KAZUYUKI IKKO TAKAHASHI - An application of percolation theory on political science
    • *CESAR E. GARCIA-DIAZ - Market Partitioning Under Varying Resource Landscapes
    • *CHRISTOPHER NEWMAN - REVOLUTION BY OSMOSIS: A CASE STUDY OF WEST FLORIDA, TEXAS, CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII
    • *MAKINEN SAKU - System dynamics approach to evolution and process of corporate political action
    • *BRIAN LONSWAY - A Self-Organizing Neural System For Urban Design
    • *SORIN BAICULESCU - Mathematical models of stochastic level that may be used within the complex system of ferry-boat sea navigation
    • *DAVID SYLVAN - Organized All the Way Down: The Local Complexity of "Thick" Social Systems
    • *VLADISLAV KOVCHEGOV - A model of communications as random walk on the semantic tree
    • *B. COHEN - Modelling the Enterprise and its Actors as Triply-Articulated Anticipatory Systems
    • DADANG SUBARNA - VALIDATION AND VERIFICATION OF MONEY MARKET FORECASTING WITH A NON-LINEAR METHOD (USD VS IDR CURRENCY CASE)
    • *CARLOS PARRA - Evolutionary Dynamics of Knowledge
    • *ANDREAS KEMPER - Network Externalities in Corporate Financial Management
    • *PASCAL MOSSAY - Economic Geography and Rational Expectations

    *CEFN HOILE - Concepts, Formalisms, Methods and Tools

    • *DANIEL JOSHUA STEINBOCK - Self-Modeling Networks
    • *ELIZAVETA PACHEPSKY - A conceptual framework for mechanisms of self-organization
    • *PABLO SANCHEZ-MORENO - Information Planes for Complex Systems
    • *TED BACH - Using SIMP, a Laboratory for Cellular Automata and Lattice-Gas Experiments
    • *WILLIAM SULIS - Archetypal Dynamical Systems
    • *LEN TRONCALE - Is Artificial "Systems" Research Possible?
    • *DAVID H. WOLPERT - Metrics for sets of more than two points
    • *DAVID H. WOLPERT - Self-dissimilarity as a high dimensional complexity measure
    • *HIDESHI ISHIDA - Linearly time-dependent information on invariant set
    • *SETH TISUE - NetLogo: A Simple Environment for Modeling Complexity
    • *RICARDO NIEVA - An ANC Analytical Payoff Function for 3-Agent-Multistage-Network-Games with Endogenous Coalitions and Communication Structures

    *HIROKI SAYAMA - Evolution and Ecology

    • *STEVEN S. ANDREWS - Simulated niche partitioning by bacteria
    • *ARIEL CINTRON-ARIAS - Rumors on Complex Attractors
    • *JACOB BEAL - Predictive Modelling for Fisheries Management in the Colombian Amazon
    • *DONNA K. FISHER - Complexities of River Basin Management, The Case of the Pitimbu River in Brazil.
    • MBABAZI DISMAS - Trophic structure of the fish communities in the Kyoga Basin lakes (East Africa) based on stable Nitogen and Carbon isotopes.
    • *GUY HOELZER - A new model for exploring emergent phenomena in spatially explicit ecology and evolution
    • *YUN ZHOU - An approach to holistic ecological risk assessment: Food web responses to a warmed climate as a case study
    • TOLIBJON E. BURIYEV - Bifurcation Study of Self-Oscillatory and Chaos Regimes in Predator-Prey Systems.
    • *MICHAEL HAUHS - A new type of models for managed ecosystems
    • *RICARDO AZEVEDO - The Simplicity of Metazoan Cell Lineages
    • *PAN-JUN KIM - Spatio-temporal Dynamics in the Origin of Genetic Information
    • *JORGE DE BARROS PIRES - Cognitus
    • *THOMAS HILLS - Animal foraging and the evolution of goal-directed cognition

    *ALI MINAI - Learning / Neural, Psychological and Psycho-Social Systems

    • *BROCK DUBBELS - Teaching Complex Systems in the Classroom with Video Games
    • *OREN ZUCKERMAN - Hands-on modeling and simulation of systems concepts
    • *ARNO KLEIN - Activity patterns in the brain: breaking up the problem into pieces
    • YUE JIAO - Neuro-fuzzy modeling of human fatigue
    • *IGOR YEVIN - Controlling Chaos in the Brain and Structure of Music Tonality
    • *PIETRO PANZARASA - The Emergence of Collective Cognition in Social Systems
    • *ADAM DOBBERFUHL - ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLEXITY INFLUENCES VISUAL ACUITY IN CICHLID FISHES
    • *BURTON VOORHEES - Cognitive Illusions and the Evolution of Science
    • MIHNEA MOLDOVEANU - The Economics of Cognition. I. Algorithmic Information-Theoretic Explanation of Cognitive Biases and Fallacies
    • MIHNEA MOLDOVEANU - The Economics of Cognition II. Fundamental Cognitive Choices that Shape Adaptation to Complexity
    • *OLGA MITINA - The use of fractal dimension calculation algorithm to determine the nature of autobiography memoirs.
    • *MICHAEL D. FISCHER - Indigenous Knowledge Systems: Emergent order and the internal regulation of shared symbolic systems
    • *JENNIFER GOLBECK - Complex Systems Analysis on the Semantic Web

    Networks

    • *ANDRE X. C. N. VALENTE - 2-Peak and 3-Peak Optimal Complex Networks
    • *JOAO RODRIGUES - Network dimension and the topology of life
    • *MAZIAR NEKOVEE - Rumor-like information dissemination in complex computer networks
    • *JUKKA-PEKKA ONNELA - Studies in correlation based financial networks
    • *JEVIN WEST - Comparing the dynamics of stomatal networks to the problem-solving dynamics of cellular computers
    • *NATHAN EAGLE - Genetically Modified Network Topologies
    • *MARKUS BREDE - Interaction networks of agents that exploit resources
    • *BYUNGNAM KAHNG - Avalanche dynamics on complex networks
    • *WILLIAM SULIS - Phase Transitions if Random Graphical Dynamical Systems
    • *YONG-YEOL AHN - Extremely clustered network
    • *M.V. SIMKIN - Theory of Aces: Fame by chance or merit?

    Physical Systems

    • *THOMAS PORTEGYS - A Robust Game of Life
    • *NATALIA A. BRYKSINA - FRACTAL STATISTICS OF OSCILLATORY ZONING PATTERNS IN CALCITE: A QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPARISON OF MODELED ZONING PATTERNS
    • *MICHAEL BUKATIN - "Russian Troika" as the New Spatio-Temporal Paradigm
    • *EUGENIO DEGROOTE - Fire Safety on Flame Spreading Over Liquid Fuels
    • *MIKA LATVA-KOKKO - Capilllary rise and fluid-solid contact angle in Lattice Boltzmann simulations
    • S. POPESCU - Physical basis of the self-organization at critically concept
    • HAI LIN - 1/f^a Random Fields, Scaling Properties and Local Averages
    • *KONSTANTIN L KOUPTSOV - Short Time Quantum Revivals in Chaotic Quantum Systems.
    • PRAGYA SHUKLA - Level Statistics of Complex Systems
    • *YONGTAO GUAN - Spatial self-organization in interacting particle systems with cyclic local dynamics

    9:00PM-10:00PM INITIAL POSTER SESSION

    Systems Biology

    • DOLOMATOV M. YU. - FEATURES OF EQUILIBRIUM THERMODYNAMICS COMPLEX SYSTEMS WITH CHAOS OF CHEMICAL CONSTITUTIONS AND ALLOCATION OF ORGANIC MATTER IN THE UNIVERSE
    • *MITRA SHOJANIA - The effect of minus ends on the microtubule steady state
    • *SIMONETTA FILIPPI - Complex Dynamics of the Cardiac Rhythms
    • *VAL BYKOSKI - Emergence of Genome: Generalization and Use of Environmental Information by Cell
    • *JOSEPH G. HIRSCHBERG - FLUORESCENCE IMAGING FOR COMPLEX DYNAMIC INTERACTIONS OF ORGANELLES IN LIVING CELLS
    • *LEN TRONCALE - Systems Pathology as Systems Biology
    • *RENHUA LI - Modeling pleiotropic genetic systems in mice
    • *JIYONG PARK - Computational study on mechanical properties of self-assembled peptide filaments
    • *MICHAEL L. BLINOV - Modeling combinatorial complexity of signal transduction systems

    Networks and Structural Themes

    • *ATIN DAS - From Bibliometrics to Webometrics: A Case Study
    • *MANUEL MIDDENDORF - Classification of Biological Networks Via Walks and Words
    • *ERIK VOLZ - Random graphs with clustering and arbitrary degree distribution

    Socio-economic Systems

    • *DAVID SAAKIAN - Inter-hierarchic resonance in complex systems: search of anti-resonance situation.
    • *VLADISLAV KOVCHEGOV - The inhomogeneous product-potential social systems
    • *PIERPAOLO ANDRIANI - POWER LAW PHENOMENA IN ORGANIZATIONS:
    • *VLADISLAV KOVCHEGOV - The dynamic of product potential social systems and representation theory
    • *ATIN DAS - What Does Composite Index Of NYSE Represent In The Long Run?
    • *HYUNG SAM PARK - Evolution of Organizational Rationality in Social Complexity: Interorganizational Networks in Environmental Biotechnology Industry
    • *HIROYUKI MASUDA - Integrated Model of Emergency Evacuation of People after a Big Earthquake at the Busy Quarter near a Major Junction Station in Suburban Tokyo
    • *JAMES K. HAZY - SIMULATING AGENT INTELLIGENCE AS LOCAL NETWORK DYNAMICS AND EMERGENT ORGANIZATIONAL OUTCOMES
    • *XIANG SAN LIANG - Evolution of Money Distribution in a Simple Economic Model
    • *DMITRY CHISTILIN - To the wave nature of the economy cycle
    • *INGAR MALMGREN - The Complex Economics of Innovation, -Implications for the Shipping Industry
    • *MARCIA ESTEVES AGOSTINHO - The Building-Block Advantage
    • PAUL LANG - An Essay on SFEcon’s ‘Perfect Markets Model’
    • *M.V. SIMKIN - Stochastic modeling of citation slips
    • *PIERPAOLO ANDRIANI - Modelling diffusion of innovation using Cellular Neural Network approach
    • *ALEX YAHJA - A Model of Biological Attacks on a Realistic Population
    • *CARLOS PARRA - Evolutionary Dynamics of Knowledge

    Engineering Systems

    • *ALEX J. RYAN - Hybrid Complex Adaptive Engineered Systems: A Case Study in Defence
    • *MARK S. VOSS - Cellular Automata + GMDH = Emergent Programming: A New Methodology for Hardware Intelligence
    • *VLADISLAV KOVCHEGOV - THE LINGUISTIC MODELS OF INDUSTRIAL AND INSURANCE COMPANIES
    • *KATHARINE MULLEN - Human-Technology Integration
    • *SUMATHI SEETHARAMAN - Self-Organized Scheduling of Node Activity in Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networks
    • KAMPAN SAINI - Artificial Neural NetworkBased Offline Hand written character recognition for Postal Services
    • REZA MEHRABANI - Statistical Modeling of Creep Strength of Austenitic Stainless Steels
    • REZA MEHRABANI - Statistical Modeling of Austenite Formation in Steels
    • GUSTAVO A. SANTANA TORRELLAS - A Framework for Security Model Innovation using Knowledge Engineering

    Evolution and Ecology / Population Change

    • *DAVID SAAKIAN - Exact error threshold for Eigen model with general fitness and degradation rate functions.
    • *MARGARETA SEGERSTAHL - Coupling sexual reproduction and complex multicellularity
    • *LEN TRONCALE - Using Systems Isomorphies to Explore the Feasibility of Giant Planet, Wetlab, Origins of Life Simulations

    Nonlinear Dynamics and Pattern Formation

    • *BURTON VOORHEES - Emergence of Cellular Automata Rules Through Fluctuation Enhancement
    • *CHIH-HAO HSIEH - Regime shifts or red noise?

    Physical Systems, Quantum and Classical

    • *BHARAT KHUSHALANI - Vortex Analogue of Molecules
    • *JONATHAN VOS POST - IMAGINARY MASS, FORCE, ACCELERATION, AND MOMENTUM
    • *JONGJIN LEE - Slow relaxations of randomly packed ball bearings
    • *ALESSANDRO PLUCHINO - Glassy dynamics hindering synchronization in a Hamiltonian system

    Learning / Neural, Psychological and Psycho-social Systems

    • MIHNEA MOLDOVEANU - The Economics of Cognition. III. A Weak Axiom of Revealed Cognitive Preference
    • *CHRISTOPHER NEWMAN - AN ANALYSIS OF THE COMPLEXITY OF THE SYSTEM EVERYTHING DEVELOPED FROM AND RAISED FROM HEAVEN AND EARTH IS IN ITS PROPER PLACE OF FORM MIND BOXING
    • S. HAGBERG - Human interaction and nonlinear oscillators
    • *TETSUJI EMURA - A Coupled Oscillator Model for Emergent Cognitive Process
    • *ROSEMARY WILLIAMS WRAY - Towards More Generative Evaluation, Research and Assessment (ERA) in Education
    • *DONG-UK HWANG - Multistability of Coupled Neuronal Nets with Multiple Synapses
    • *LEN TRONCALE - Science General Education As A Way to Attract More Students to Studying Complex Systems

    Concepts, Formalisms, Methods and Tools

    • *AXEL G. ROSSBERG - A generic scheme for choosing models and characterizations of complex systems
    • *SORIN BAICULESCU - Mathematical Aspects in Complexity of Biological,Neuro-Physiological and Psychological Systems
    • *RUSS ABBOTT - Emergence and Entities
    • *P. FRAUNDORF - Net surprisals ala Tribus: correlations from reversible thermalization
    • *DAVID H. WOLPERT - Adaptive Metropolis Sampling with Product Distributions
    • MARK AVRUM GUBRUD - Definining "nano" in terms of complexity
    • GILBERT G. CHEN - On Simulated Time
    • *ROBERT CLEWLEY - Dominant-scale analysis for automatic reduction of high-dimensional ODE systems

    Other Complex Systems Topics

    • GERARD S. LEMIRE - Formating Complex Systems and Aspects of Cross-disciplinary Research
    • *DANIEL POLANI - Defining Emergent Descriptions by Information Preservation

    TUESDAY, May 18

    9:00AM-12:20PM EVOLUTION

    *CHARLES GOODNIGHT - Evolution

    • *STUART KAUFFMAN - Understanding Genetic Regulatory Networks: the ensemble approach
    • *ALAN PERELSON - Immunological Evolution
    • *MARTIN NOWAK - Evolutionary systems
    • *LISA MARIE MEFFERT - Experiments on the escape from extinction: Lessons from the common housefly.

    2:00PM-5:00PM AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    *CHRISTINA STOICA - Social Systems

    • *DWIGHT READ - Change in the Form of Evolution: Transition from Primate to Hominid Forms of Social Organization
    • *ROBERT G. REYNOLDS - The Role of Culture in the Emergence of Decision-Making Roles: An Example Using Cultural Algorithms
    • *CLAUDIO CIOFFI-REVILLA - A Canonical Theory of Origins and Development of Social Complexity
    • *JUERGEN KLUEVER - The emergence of social order by the communicative generation of social types

    Networks

    • *RICH COLBAUGH - ANALYSIS OF COMPLEX NETWORKS USING LIMITED INFORMATION
    • *STEVE KRONE - On the Evolution of Structure in Ecological Networks
    • *NISHA MATHIAS - Small Worlds - How and Why
    • *YING-CHENG LAI - Synchronization in complex networks
    • LJUPCO KOCAREV - Synchronization in complex network topologies
    • *VALENTIN ZHIGULIN - Dynamical Motifs: Building Blocks of Complex Network Dynamics
    • *ROBERT PRILL - Modeling Network Motifs as Linear Dynamical Systems
    • *GYORGY KORNISS - Extreme Fluctuations in Small-Worlds with Relaxational Dynamics and Applications to Scalable Parallel Computing

    *GUY HOELZER - Evolution and Ecology

    • *JUSTIN WERFEL - The evolution of reproductive restraint through social communication
    • *ERIK RAUCH - Diversity is unevenly distributed within species
    • *JOSH MITTELDORF - Selection in Ecosystems
    • *KEI TOKITA - Diversity dynamics in large complex biological networks
    • *MADHUR ANAND - Quantification of Biocomplexity
    • *DANIEL S. FISHER - The rate of evolution: Is anything understood?

    2:00PM-5:00PM AFTERNOON EXTENDED TALK SESSIONS

    *LEN TRONCALE - Systems Biology

    • *BENJAMIN J DUBIN-THALER - Cell Motility: How Cellular Machines Generate Precise Responses in a Complex Environment
    • *KEITH AMONLIRDVIMAN - Mathematical modeling of planar cell polarity to understand domineering non-autonomy
    • *CRAIG VAN HORNE - The Basal Ganglia as a Complex system as it Relates to Normal Movement and Movement Disorders.
    • *MARKUS BREDE - Random Evolution of Idiotypic Networks: Dynamics and Architecture
    • *ERIC MJOLSNESS - Network Dynamics for Systems Biology
    • *JENNIFER HALLINAN - Tunable Asynchrony in an Artificial Genome Model of a Genetic Regulatory Network
    • *BEN GOERTZEL - Integrative Artificial Intelligence as a Key Ingredient of Systems Biology
    • *TAESIK LEE - A FUNCTION-BASED Approach to Systems Biology
    • *CHEOL-MIN GHIM - Assessing lethality in the genome-scale metabolic network of Escherichia coli

    *WILLIAM SULIS - Concepts, Formalisms, Methods and Tools

    • *ABHIJNAN REJ - Multiscale Coordination and Dynamical Similarity
    • *ROBERT CLEWLEY - Dominant-scale analysis for automatic reduction of high-dimensional ODE systems
    • *NED J. CORRON - Information Flow in Synchronization
    • *DMITRY NERUKH - Statistical complexity of protein folding: application of computational mechanics to molecular dynamics
    • *PRITHA DAS - Classification of Indian Songs in Context of Complexity Measure
    • *MICHAEL BAYM - An analytical demonstration of adaptation to the edge of chaos
    • *STEVEN H. BERTZ - The Complexity of Graphs and Digraphs
    • *MANOJ GAMBHIR - Possible Steps Toward a Theory of Organization
    • *CLAIRE MARTINET-EDELIST - An experimentation strategy directed by kinetic logic

    7:00PM-10:00PM EVENING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    *JEFF CARES - Social Systems

    • *IRENE CONRAD - Educational Reform at the Edge of Chaos
    • CARLOS E. MALDONADO - Complexity and the Social Sciences
    • *LOUISE K. COMFORT - Modeling Complexity in Disaster Environments
    • NANCY HAYDEN - Knowing Terrorism as a Complex Adaptive System
    • *EDWARD P. MACKERROW - Agent-Based Simulation of the Demand for Islamist Terrorist Organizations
    • *MAJOR MARK T. CALHOUN - Complexity and Army Transformation
    • *ROGER HURWITZ - Computing the Battle for Hearts and MInds: Lessons from the Vendee

    *JOEL MACAUSLAN - Nonlinear Dynamics and Pattern Formation

    • *TEEMU LEPPANEN - Morphological diversity and robustness of Turing structures
    • *MARTA IBANES - A gradient model for proximo-distal differentiation in vertebrate limbs
    • *DANIEL COORE - Towards a Universal Language for Amorphous Computing
    • *A. BRAD MURRAY - Pattern Formation from Emergent, Finite Amplitude Interactions: the Example of Sandy-Coastline Evolution
    • *ELENNA DUGUNDJI - Socio-Dynamic Discrete Choice: Analytical Results for the Nested Logit Model
    • E. LOZNEANU - Self-organized plasma blobs as possible precursors of life
    • *YING ZHANG - 3D Substitution Model for Limb Growth and Pattern Formation

    7:00PM-10:00PM EVENING EXTENDED TALK SESSIONS

    *JEFF SCHANK - Learning / Neural, Psychological and Psycho-Social Systems

    • *THEA LUBA - MediaMetro / Museocracy / SonicMetro: A New Complex Systems Model for Arts Education
    • *WENJIE HU - Dynamics of Innate Spatial-Temporal Learning Process: Data Driven Education Results Identify Universal Barriers to Learning
    • *GOTTFRIED MAYER-KRESS - Multiple Time-Scale Landscape Models of Motor Learning
    • *ROBERT K. LOGAN - The Emergence of Language and Culture out of the Complexity of Hominid Existence
    • *BRIAN D. JOSEPHSON - How we might be able to understand the brain
    • *CHRISTIAN MACHENS - A push-pull model of prefrontal cortex during a sequential discrimination task
    • *KARL YOUNG - Global MRI Diagnostic Tools Via Statistical Complexity Measures
    • *CAROLINE YOON - Emergent Mathematical Ideas from Complex Conceptual Systems
    • *LIQIANG ZHU - Impacts of homo- and hetero- synaptic plasticities on neuronal networks

    Evolution and Ecology

    • *MANUEL MENDOZA-GARCIA - How Communities Evolve
    • *HIROKI SAYAMA - Self-Protection and Diversity in Self-Replicating Cellular Automata
    • KOJI OHNISHI - Autopoietic learning-neural network-like bio-machinogenesis via semeiogenesis: A unified theory on the cognitive genesis and evolution of biosystems
    • *AXEL G. ROSSBERG - Holling cycles in simulations of complex food webs
    • *JOHN W. PEPPER - Emergent segregation and over-mixing from symmetric movement rules
    • *WILLIAM SILVERT - Speciation through Bifurcation
    • ANATOLY BRILKOV - MATHEMATICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL MODELING OF BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION BY THE EXAMPLE OF RECOMBINANT BACTERIA AT CONTINUOUS CULTIVATION
    • *MICHAEL LEVANDOWSKY - Complexity Measures for Ecological Assemblages
    • *HANNELORE BRANDT - Indirect Reciprocity and the Evolution of Morals

    WEDNESDAY, May 19

    9:00AM-12:20PM SOCIAL SYSTEMS

    *MIRIAM HELLER - NSF - Social Systems

    • *THEODORE BESTOR - Tracking global sushi
    • *THOMAS HOMER-DIXON - Complexity of global systems
    • *SCOTT E PAGE - Diversity: Aggregation or Perspectives and Heuristics
    • *STEVEN ALAN HASSAN - Strategic Interaction Approach: Complex Systems and Undoing Cult Mind Control

    2:00PM-3:30PM AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    Special Session

    • *MAYA PACZUSKI - Scale Free Networks of Earthquakes and Aftershocks
    • *EVE MITLETON-KELLY - An Integrated Methodology to Facilitate The Emergence of New Ways of Organising

    *HELEN HARTE - Healthcare

    • *FRANK FUNDERBURK - Organizational Culture from a Complex Dynamic Systems Perspective: Moving from Metaphor to Action in Healthcare
    • *ANITA PATIL - Modeling Safety Outcomes on Patient Care Units
    • *SALIL H. PATEL - Complex Medical Information Systems: A Social Context

    *LISA MARIE MEFFERT - Origins

    • *BRUCE WEBER - Complex Systems Dynamics and the Emergence of Life and Natural Selection
    • *TERRENCE W. DEACON - Minimal conditions for natural selection

    2:00PM-5:00PM AFTERNOON PARALLEL SESSIONS

    *SUI HUANG - Systems Biology

    • *MUNEESH TEWARI - SYSTEMATIC INTERACTOME MAPPING AND GENETIC PERTURBATION ANALYSIS OF A C. ELEGANS TGF-BETA SIGNALING NETWORK
    • JOHANNES SCHUCHHARDT - Peptide Binding Landscapes
    • *WILLIAM SILVERT - Complexity and Allometry
    • CRISTIAN I. CASTILLO-DAVIS - Where the earth meets the sky: understanding cis-regulatory evolution through genomics
    • *PAULI RAMO - Evolution of Gene Regulatory Networks: Growth and Dynamics
    • *VADIM KVITASH - Games Systems Play
    • *CHRIS WIGGINS - Information-theoretic measures of biological network modularity
    • *JEONG SEOP SIM - Transcription Factor Binding Sites Prediction based on Sequence Similarity
    • *JORGE DE BARROS PIRES - Clothing Earth with Mind
    • *HAO XIONG - Sensitivity Analysis of Optimal Production of Biomass in Metabolic Networks
    • *MOMIAO XIONG - Generalized Circuit Analysis of Biological Networks

    3:30PM-5:00PM AFTERNOON PARALLEL SESSIONS

    Social Systems

    • *TAKESHI ARAI - Estimation of the Functions Describing Transition Potentials of Land Use at Cells Applied to Cellular Automata Based Models of Land Use
    • *SANTA LA ROCCA - Strategy emergence.A journey through modernism, postmodernism, complexity and nonmodernism
    • *PHILIP VOS FELLMAN - The Nash Equilibrium Revisited: Chaos and Complexity Hidden in Simplicity
    • *SERGE HAYWARD - An Artificial Neural Network for Simulating the Complex Dynamics of Financial Assets Prices
    • *BILL MACMILLAN - Modeling spatial economics with an agent-based approach
    • *BRIAN RUBINEAU - Job Sex Segregation As A Complex System: Exploring a Simulation Approach

    *FRED M. DISCENZO - Engineering Systems

    • *SARJOUN DOUMIT - Cartography application for autonomous sensory agents
    • *MARINA A. EPELMAN - A fictitious play approach to large-scale complex systems optimization
    • *BENJAMIN KOO - Architecting Systems Under Uncertainty with Object-Process Networks
    • *DANIEL D. FREY - Effect Sparsity, Heirarchy, and Inheritance: How System Structure Affects Robust Design of Engineering Systems
    • *JONATHAN R. A. MAIER - Understanding the Complexity of Design
    • PELIN GUVEN - SEPARATION OF REAL WORLD MIXED ACOUSTIC SIGNALS BY USING FREQUENCY DOMAIN APPROACH

    *DAN COORE - Nonlinear Dynamics and Pattern Formation

    • *BHARAT KHUSHALANI - Polyhedral Pattern Formation
    • *ILAN HARRINGTON - Design and robustness of delayed feedback controllers for discrete systems
    • *SATISH T.S. BUKKAPATNAM - Complex Nonlinear stochastic dynamics of precision grinding operations: Implications for health monitoring and control
    • REZA RASTEGAR - Chaotic Dynamics of Cellular Learning Automata
    • *DAVID GOMEZ MIGUEZ - Directional grow in chemical and biological pattern formation systems
    • *ANDREW WUENSCHE - Self-reproduction by glider collisions
    • *MADALENA DAMASIO COSTA - Multiscale entropy analysis of complex physiologic time series: Information loss with aging and disease

    Evolution and Ecology

    • *CHIN-KUN HU - Quantum Spin Systems as Models for Biological Evolution
    • *JAVIER A. ALCAZAR - A Multi Agent Based Approach to the Multi-Predator Multi-Prey Pursuit Domain
    • *MARGARETA SEGERSTAHL - Coupling sexual reproduction and complex multicellularity
    • *DANIEL SOLOW - Mathematical Models for Explaining the Emergence of Specialization in Performing Tasks
    • *ERIK RAUCH - Long-range interactions and evolutionary stability in predator-prey systems

    *YING-CHENG LAI - Physical Systems

    • *PABLO I. HURTADO - Escape from Metastable States in a Nonequilibrium Environment
    • *WM. C. MCHARRIS - Chaos as a Bridge between Dewterminism and Probability in Quantum Mechanics
    • *PIERRE EVESQUE - Efficient reduction of complexity and non ergodicity due to dissipation: the case of a single ball in a vibrating box
    • *DAVID SAAKIAN - Universality classes of complexity
    • *RICHARD METZLER - Information flow through a chaotic channel : prediction and postdiction at finite resolution

    6:15PM-7:45PM BANQUET

    6:50PM-7:30PM Global Social Systems and the Prevention of Tragic Conflict and Human Suffering

    • *ROBERT S. MCNAMARA - Interview: Lessons from Experience

    7:45PM-9:30PM BANQUET SESSION

    • *KEITH CAMPBELL - Cloning Dolly

    THURSDAY, May 20

    9:00AM-12:20PM ENGINEERING & INNOVATION

    *ERIC BONABEAU - Engineering & Innovation

    • *JERRY SUSSMAN - Engineering complex systems
    • *DOUGLAS O. NORMAN - Complexity in the engineering of the Air and Space Operations Centers: Enterprise Engineering
    • *BUD MISHRA - VALIS or VANISH... (a survivor's guide to computational and systems biology?)
    • *CARLISS BALDWIN - Design rules

    2:00PM-5:00PM AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    *DAVID H. WOLPERT - Collectives

    • *BILL MACREADY - Experimental tests of product distribution theory
    • *NEIL F. JOHNSON - Network Engineering and Evolution Management: theory and practice
    • *JEFF SHAMMA - Multiagent Repeated Games and Convergence to Nash Equilibria
    • *ILAN KROO - Collectives, Optimization, and Distributed Design
    • *STEFAN BIENIAWSKI - Using Product Distributions for Distributed Optimization

    *MARLENE WILLIAMSON - Engineering Systems

    • *DAVID ALDERSON - The Role of Design in the Internet and Other Complex Engineering Systems
    • *FRED M. DISCENZO - Dynamic Reconfiguration of Complex Systems to Avoid Failure
    • DARIO MANCINI - Design, development, management and social organization of new very large scientific plants. The case study of the GMT (Giant Modular Telescope)
    • *CARLOS GERSHENSON - Protocol Requirements for Self-organizing Artifacts: Towards an Ambient Intelligence
    • *TAESIK LEE - Fundamental Long-Term Stability Conditions for Design of Complex Systems: Equilibrium and Functional Periodicity
    • *JORGE FINKE - The Ecological Ideal Free Distribution and Resource Allocation in Distributed Computing and Control: Theory and Cross-Fertilization for Applications

    Networks / Systems Biology

    • *JANET WILES - Mapping biology onto computation: modelling and analysis of artificial genetic regulatory networks
    • *L. M. ROCHA - Extraction and Semi-metric Analysis of Social and Biological Networks
    • *ETAY ZIV - Systematic identification of statistically significant network measures
    • *ALI ZARRINPAR - Optimization of Specificity in a Cellular Protein Interaction Network by Negative Selection
    • *LAZAROS GALLOS - Simulation of random walks and reaction-diffusion processes on scale-free networks
    • *MARKUS BREDE - Constructing Scale-Free Networks by a Matrix Stability Criterium

    *ALLAN R. ROBINSON - Oceanography

    • *GLENN FLIERL - Multiscale Physical Ocean Dynamical Processes
    • *BRIAN ROTHSCHILD - Biological Patchiness in Interdisciplinary Ocean Dynamics
    • *JAMES MCCARTHY - Climate Processes and Ocean Event Dynamics
    • *JAMES BELLINGHAM - Systems Oceanography: Ocean Observing and Prediction Systems
    • *PIERRE LERMUSIAUX - ITR-Based Data Driven Systems for Ocean Science
    • *IRA DYER - The End-to-End Sonar System (Physical-Meteorological-Ocean Acoustics-Geoacoustics) for Naval Operations

    2:00PM-5:00PM AFTERNOON EXTENDED TALK SESSIONS

    *JUERGEN KLUEVER - Social Systems

    • *PHILIP V. FELLMAN - Adaptation and Coevolution on an Emergent Global Competitive Landscape
    • *MATT GROSSMANN - Group Allegiance & Issue Salience in Factional Competition
    • *DMITRI PUSHKIN - Bank-mergers as scale-free coagulation
    • *YURI MANSURY - Power-Law Size Distribution in an Externality-Driven Model of City Systems
    • *MERCEDES BLEDA-MAZA DE LIZANA - Regional Innovation Systems and Complex Systems Theory: Towards a Common Agenda
    • *FRANCESCA GINO - Complementarity, frustration and complex organizations. A constraint satisfaction network model.
    • *ALEX YAHJA - A Model of Biological Attacks on a Realistic Population
    • *UROOJ Q. AMJAD - Self-organizing Social Networks: Issues with Hierarchy, Power Dynamics in Decision Making

    7:00PM-10:00PM EVENING BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    *CHRIS WIGGINS - Systems Biology

    • *J.R. SEMEIKS - Biological information networks of genetic loci and the scientific literature
    • *MACIEJ SWAT - BIFURCATION ANALYSIS OF REGULATORY MODULES IN CELL BIOLOGY
    • *SABRINA L. SPENCER - An ordinary differential equation model for the multistep transformation to cancer
    • *JONATHAN VOS POST - The Evolution of Controllability in Enzyme System Dynamics
    • *JESUS PANDO - Multiscale Analysis of Protein Sequence Data
    • *RENHUA LI - Modeling pleitropic genetic systems: Relating bone density and body size to genes

    *MARKUS BREDE - Agents

    • *WILLIAM A. GRIFFIN - Small n Evolving Structures: Dyadic Interaction between Intimates
    • *JEFFREY SCHANK - A Multi-Modeling Approach to the Study of Animal Behavior
    • *MICHAEL E. ROBERTS - Modeling Complex Foraging Behavior
    • *BURTON W. ANDREWS - Social Foraging Theory for Multiagent Decision-Making System Design
    • *FELIX REED-TSOCHAS - Navigating through Network Structures in Strategic Decision Space
    • *ROBERT GHANEA-HERCOCK - Security Agents and Network Immunology

    7:00PM-10:00PM EVENING EXTENDED TALK SESSIONS

    *MIKE KURAS - Engineering Systems

    • KASIDIT LEOVIRIYAKIT - Challenges and Complexity of Aerodynamic Wing Design
    • *GIOVANNA DI MARZO SERUGENDO - Trust as an Interaction Mechanism for Self-Organising Engineered Systems.
    • *MARK KLEIN - Handling Resource Oscillations Through Selective Misinformation
    • *MASAHIRO KIMURA - Modeling Share Dynamics by Extracting Competition Structure
    • *TOMOHISA YAMASHITA - Effective Information Sharing based on Mass User Support for Reduction of Traffic Congestion
    • *DAVID L. GROSE - Understanding and Managing Design as a Chaotic Process
    • *NAGENDRA MARUPAKA - Whisperers and Shouters: Random Wireless Sensor Networks with Asymmetric Two-Tier Connectivity
    • *KAGAN TUMER - Coordination in Large Collectives

    7:00PM-10:00PM EVENING PARALLEL SESSIONS

    *IRENE CONRAD - Social Systems

    • *SURESH SOOD - Patterns of Negotiation - A new way of looking at marketplace B2B Negotiations
    • *JOHN A. BROADBENT - An evolutionary systems view of civilizational sustainability
    • *JAMES K. HAZY - Modeling Social Structure as Network Effects: Computational Evidence That Rewarding Learning Improves Performance
    • *ROSANNA GARCIA - An Exploration into the Uses of Agent-Based Modeling in Innovation/New Product Development Research
    • *RICH COLBAUGH - Explaining economic and social phenomenon: models with low cognition, interacting agents
    • *CZESLAW MESJASZ - Security as Property of Complex Social Systems
    • *DAVID PETER STROH - Using Systems Thinking to Facilitate Organizational Change
    • *C. JASON WOODARD - Individuals and Institutions in Strategic Network Formation
    • *JEROEN STRUBEN - Competition between vehicle propulsion technologies: critical thresholds for sustained adoption
    • *JAMES K. HAZY - Permeable Boundaries in Organizational Learning: Computational Modeling Explorations
    • *CAMILO OLAYA - The sociological theory of Crozier and Friedberg on organized action seen through a simulation model

    FRIDAY, May 21

    9:00AM-5:00PM SPECIAL DAY ON SYSTEMS BIOLOGY

    *DON INGBER - Systems Biology

    • *STUART KIM - Global discovery of conserved genetic modules
    • *SUI HUANG
    • *ANDRE LEVCHENKO - Cellular signaling and communication
    • *HOWARD BERG - E. coli, a swimming system

    *TOM KNIGHT - Systems Biology

    • *JIM COLLINS
    • *JOHN DOYLE
    • *CASSANDRA L. SMITH - Schizophrenia: A Complex and Multifactorial Disease
    • PHILIPPE CLUZEL - Noise and information in biological systems

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