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.



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.



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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