Complex systems are characterized by their emergent behavior as a non-trivial result of the evolution of a considerable number of microscopic units that interact with each other. Expressed in other words: the study of complex systems seeks to understand the behavior and properties of the whole system that can not be derived directly from the study of the properties of its parts in isolation.
This is the essence of the research of complex systems, where the nature of the units is irrelevant. Associated strategies to address the study of a specific phenomenon, then, may be widely shared by a large number of phenomena characteristic of various disciplines. Even we can say that the complexity of the science itself is the result of the fusion of different disciplines and approaches on the same challenge. Therefore, the study of complex systems integrates problems and merges methodologies that can have very different origins.
The creation of the UBICS will join efforts of several groups of related research that will:
Barcelona Enric Cassases, Facultat de Física 18/06/2019
UBICS (Universitat de Barcelona Institute of Complex Systems) celebrates its annual meeting.
UB papers 22/02/2019
Active systems change structure similarly to how liquid crystals grow
UB papers 20/12/2018
Complex systems representing effective connectivity in patients with Type One diabetes mellitus
CEIPAC people 13/12/2018
CEIPAC profesor Dr. Antonio Aguilera Martín member of Ductus