Complex systems

Complex Systems covers a set of emergent fields represented at ICTP-SAIFR by

Modelling in Mathematical Biology

Roberto A. Kraenkel (IFT-UNESP)

Marcus A.M. de Aguiar (Unicamp)

Paulo I. Prado (IB-USP)

The group works with mathematical models in population biology and is oriented towards applications in ecology and epidemiology. Mathematical techniques are the usual ones from nonlinear dynamics. Recent topics that we have researched are modeling the effects of habitat fragmentation on species abundances and ecological factors affecting malaria epidemics.

Spatiotemporal chaos in Complex Networks

Hilda A. Cerdeira (IFT-UNESP)

Fernando F. Fagundes (USP Sao Paulo)

Koichi Sameshima (USP Sao Paulo)

Current research includes synchronization of chaotic systems; applications of techniques of complexity theory to the search of patterns on data from neurological diseases and financial markets.