Ideas tagged with complex systems

Stage Structured Hybrid Model for Complex Systems Modelling

Stochasticity and spatial distribution of pathogens play a critical role in determining the outcome of an infection. 1 in a million immune system cells are specific to a particular pathogen. The serendipitous encounter of rare immune system cells with its fated antigen can determine the mortalit...

By Soumya Banerjee

Develop a human-readable formal language for complex scientific models

Much modern research is based on complex models for complex systems. Examples are biological macromolecules, climate models, or systems biology. These models are too complex for publishing in journal articles. They currently exist only in the heads of a few experts and embedded in simulation sof...

By Konrad Hinsen

Playing Games with Ideas: when epistemology pays off

In standard game theory analysis, gameplay proceeds using rational strategies. While there is no explicit link between rationality and strategy selection, playing to equilibrium solutions often depends on choosing the optimal strategy. Yet what if strategy optimality is not obvious to the player...

By Bradly Alicea