The Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems serves as a hub and facilitator for pathbreaking and relevant research in complexity science transcending the boundaries of established disciplines.

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News

Can Tipping Points be Predicted?

McCormick News: NICO faculty Mary Silber uses math to see if forecasting tipping points is possible.

Network effects on organizational decision-making: Blended social mechanisms and IPO withdrawal

New Publication: In a paper published in the Social Networks journal, NICO external faculty Helena Buhr and colleagues develop a new approach to the study of network effects in organizations and markets.

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Research

Robotic Sensor Swarms

Transportation Networks


Social and Information Networks

The Science of Teams


Weight Loss in the Internet Age

Computational Neuroscience


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