On thursday we organized the EPSRC Encore Network+ workshop "Maths and the City". The event was much fun with invited speakers Diego Rybski, Marc Barthelemy, and Rui Carvalho.
Our paper with Güven Demirel on epidemics in a growing networks has been accepted for publication in Scientific Reports.
We are organizing a workshop on supply networks in Edinburgh this week.
Thilo has joined the EPSRC Peer Review College
We published a News and Views piece in nature physics
It turns our some multilayer networks behave exactly like reaction-diffusion equations in space.
This paper was a result of a collaboration with Stefano Boccaletti, and the lab of Stefan Siegmund.
Thilo just finished a News & Views piece for Nature Physics. Watch this space.
Our paper with Tim Rogers from Bath has been accepted for publication in Chaos.
Our paper with Li Chen and Cristian Huepe was accepted for publication in PRE.
We got another project accepted that focuses on transferring ecological ideas to IT infrastructure.
It is a busy day today: Our joint paper with Takaaki Aoki and Luis Rocha has appeared.
We got an Encore Network+ grant to explore cities. More about this soon!
Holly Silk has passed her PhD viva with minor corrections today!
Hui has just finished a new preprint from a collaboration with Tim Rogers at the University of Bath. We describe a new phenomenon in epidemics: Network inoculation.
Our paper from a collaboration with Takaaki Aoki and Luis Rocha was accepted for publication in Physical Review E
Philipp Gramlich's paper, a result of a collaboration with Barbara Drossel's lab n Darmstadt has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Theoretical Biology
We worked through the weekend to get our supply network paper in before the deadline, but the result is worth it. Cant wait to see what the reviewers say.
Edmund's paper on the degree distribution of meta food webs has been accepted for publication in Physical Review E
Our paper on generalized modelling of Metapopulations has now appeared in the Journal of Theoretical Biology.
Today we are having a farewell party for Hui Yang. After 2 years in Bristol Hui is returning to China to finish her PhD. We continue collaborating and hope that she will visit us again soon!
A preprint of Holly's new paper can now be found in the preprints section.
We just submitted a nice manuscript from a collaboration with Takaaki Aoki, and Luis Rocha.
Thilo is being interviewed today by London-based Radio Wolfgang
We are presently receiving very nice media coverage. The new Science paper is described in a Perspective paper in Science and American Scientist have made a short video about some findings of our recent PNAS paper.
We are very happy to have Güven Demirel visiting this week. Güven is a former group member and is presently a PostDoc in Nottingham.
Today two of our papers were published. The first, in Scientific Reports, is from a collaboaration with Christian Kühn and describes a new type of early warning signal for critical transitions, the second, published in Science, is the result of a larger collaborative project and proposed a new modelling approach for ecological systems.
We submitted a new paper as the result of a collaboration with researchers at Darmstadt university.
Undergraduate engineer Max Champneys will be joining the group as an intern for 5 weeks in August and September.
We just submitted a new preprint on adaptive network model for swarms. This is from a project with Li Chen and Cristian Huepe.
Our paper with Stephen Lade and Iva Tolic on segregation of damaged proteins is about to appear.
Hui's paper on epidemic thresholds in heterogeneous adaptive networks was accepted for publication in Scientific Reports.
Our second paper on damage segregation in cells has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Theoretical Biology.
Recently Lemon Deng, Emma Durrant, Lucinda Chambers, Yasen Polihronov, and Amir Kalhor have submitted their Bachellor and Master theses. Great Job! It was fun working with all of you.
Our paper on Early Warning Signs for Saddle-Escape transitions has been accepted for publication in Scientific Reports.
Thilo's recent Radio interview mad it into the Best of BCfm show.
Thilo appeared in a liffe radio interview on BCfm this morning.
Hui's paper on epidemics in heterogeneous networks of heterogeneous nodes has been submitted.
Our paper with Kevin Bassler and Amy Nyberg on Mesoscale Structures in Random Geometric Graphs and their impact on Laplacian Spectra has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Complex Networks.
My Bridge Walk received coverage in the Journal of the Bristol Civic Society :) Late last year a chapter on the walk has appeared in the book "50 visions of Mathematics".
A nice info-graphic on our Egyptian Food Webs papers has appeared in the leading Brazilian newspaper Estadao. It can be found here http://infograficos.estadao.com.br/public/cidades/extincoes-egito/
Our review on criticality in the brain has appeared in Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.
Holly's paper on the triple jump method for network analysis has been published in the New Journal of Physics
Our work on Egyptian Food webs is getting great coverage including commentaries in Science and Nature
This was a fantastic project: Studying the stability and composition of mamalian food webs in ancient Egypt. Its good to see the paper finally published.
Our paper with Justin Yeakel has been accepted for publication in PNAS.
Holly's paper about the triple jump approach to adaptive networks has been accepted for publicaton in NJP
Marcin is a Bristol undergrad who has won a faculty award for excellent achievement. This award will allow him to do research work over summer, and he has chosen our lab to do so.
Our new paper with Iva Tolic's lab has appeared in PloS Biology.
... has appeared in Criticality in Neural systems.
Thilo has written a book chapter for '50 visions of mathematics' a highly entertaining popular book.
Virginia joins us for three months to work on food web stability.
Our paper with Steven Lade and Iva Tolic's lab on damage and aging in Yeast has been accepted for publication in PLoS Biology.
Thanks to Hiroki Sayama for pointing out that our joint book "Adaptive Networks" seems to be available at Walmart ...
Hui Yang has joined our group to work on discrete-state adaptive networks.
Güven's comprehensive review of moment-closure approximations has appeared in Physica D.
Our paper with Miguel Coelho has been covered in Science, Current Biology and F1000 Biology
Helge's paper on prediction of dynamical responses of complex food webs has appeared in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Helge's paper on predicting the response of food webs to perturbations has been accepted for publication in Proceedings B.
The paper from our collaboration with Stefan Siegmunds lab has now appeared in Physica D.
Our paper with Tim Rogers from Bath has been accepted for publication asa rapid communication in PRE.
Johannes' paper on amplitude death in delay-coupled delay networks has appeared in the Philosophical Transaction of the Royal Society A. The paper is the result of our continued collaboration with Gautam Sethia.
Our new manuscript with Justin Yeakel, which is not even submitted yet, already made it into nature, but only into the news section so far.
After (literally) years of work, our joint paper with Iva Tolic's lab on aging in fission yeast was finally accepted for publication in Current Biology.
Güvens voter model semi-review has now been accepted for publication in Physica D
Pawel Romanczuk is leaving MPI PKS after a very productive time and also Gesa has left the institute after successfully finishing her PhD. But life will stay interesting with 4 new master students, a PhD student and visitors arriving soon in Bristol.
A joint paper with Xiaojie Chen and Ulf Dieckmann was just accepted for publication in JTB.
Jeremias' Epperleins paper on mesoscale obstructions for stability has now been accepted for publication in Physica D.
Christian's article on critical transitions has appeared in the Journal of Nonlinear Science
Eric's paper on metapopulation stability is now available in the preprints section.
Today Güven successfully defended his PhD thesis!
We have a new preprint online on computing consensus time in the adaptive voter model with a variable degree of conformity.
Together wiith Hiroki Sayama, Thilo is involved in the organization of the minisymposium on State-Topology Coevolution in Adaptive Networks (link)
Thilo is in the news with his solution of the Bristol Bridge problem: (link)
We have finally submitted Helge's paper on the prediction and predictability of perturbations of food webs
In Holly's first paper we solve a heterogeneous moment expansion for the voter model :)
Tim Grundy has recently joined the group to work on emergence in complex systems.
Felix's paper on an analytical model for self-organized criticality has now appeared in JRS Interface.
Hiroki's paper on modelling systems with adaptive networks has been accepted for publication in Computers and Mathematics with Applications.
Christian K.'s paper on generalized models with nonstationary dynamics has appeared in DCDS-B.
Gesa's new manuscript on the presistence of complex food webs in meta-communities is now online.
Johannes' paper on amplitude death has been accepted for publication in the Philopsophical Transactions of the Royal Society A.
Ly's paper on designing mesoscale structures with distinct impacts on network dynamics has been published in NJP.
Gerd's paper on the largenet2 simulation software has been accepted for publication in Bioinformatics.
An extended version of Ly's thesis has been published as a monograph by River.
Güven's paper on the moment closure approximation is finally online. It contains a detailed assement and full calculations for all commonly used approximations.
Our paper on meso-scale motifs with distinct dynamical implications has been accepted for publication in NJP.
Helge's paper on mesoscale symmetries in food webs appeared in NJP today.
Christian Kühns foundational 65-page (!!!) paper on critical transitions has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Nonlinear Science.
Johannes' 'last' paper discusses amplitude death in delay-coupled delay oscillators.
Güvens new paper is now submitted. In the manuscript we report the absence of epidemic thresholds in growing networks with degree distributions of finite variance.
Helge's paper on meso-scale symmetries in food webs has been accepted for publication in the New Journal of Physics.
Felix's model of neural criticalioty has just appeared in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.
Gerd's PhD thesis has appeared as a special issue of the European Physical Journal - Special Topics. (congratulations!)
Christian's paper on local generalized models has been accepted for publication in DCDS B.
Felix's analytical model for self-organized criticality in the brain has been accepted for publication in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.
Charo has accepted a position as Lecturer at Warwick. Congratulations!
A new book chapter appeared that is based on Gerd's cooperation model.
Hiroki Sayama and his crew form Binghampton University are visiting the Bristol part of the lab.
A new preprint by Ly is now online that extends the results from our recent PRL on analytical stability criteria on the mesoscale.
A chapter on generalized modelling has appeared in New Frontiers of Network Analysis in Systems Biology by Avi Ma'ayan and Benjamin MacArthur.
Jacob Hopkins and Michael Worden joined us today for summer placements.
A preprint of a short publication describing Gerd's famous Largenet2 library is now available in the preprint section.
... and another one: Just put a preprint from a collaboration with Stefan Siegmund's lab online. This paper rigorously proves the results from our recent PRL.
We just submitted a new paper in which we show that some meso-scale motifs have implications that are independed of the structure of the embedding network. The manuscript can be found in the preprint section.
On Friday Johannes Höfener successfully defended his thesis. He is now heading of to a career in software industry.
With the end of the academic year in the UK there is now quite some turnover in the group. Li Xie has completed her Bachelor degree, Nicole Whippey leaves us after finishing the first project for her PhD, and Eric Tromeur is headed back to france after a very productive stay. At the same time Patrick McGovern has joined the lab in Bristol for a PhD project and Cristian Huepe is back for a month in Dresden.
Gesa's paper on fragmentation transitions in the adaptive multi-state voter model has appeared in PRE.
Gesa's paper on fragmentation transitions in multi-state voter models has now been accepted for publication in Physical Review E.
Helge's paper on the dynamical implications of meso-scale symmetries is now available in the preprint area.
Gerd Zschaler has successfully defended his PhD thesis today.
Ly's paper on graphical stability conditions has just been published in PRL.
Christian K's paper on mathematical foundations of generalized modelling has appeared in the IMA Journal of Mathematics.
Coverage on Gerd's paper on early fragmentation appeared two days ago on the Maddow Blog (the Blog of the Rachel Maddow show, MNSBC's prime time news show).
In two weeks Kevin Bassler will be visiting the Bristol part of the group as Benjamin Meaker visiting professor.
Gerd's paper on early fragmentation in the directed voter model has been published in Physical Review E.
Gerd's paper on early fragmentation has just been accepted for publication in Physical Review E.
Felix's paper on an analyticallly tractable model for neural SOC is now available in the preprint section.
Our adaptive networks approach to swarming made it into NJP's highlights of 2011. :o)
Christian K's paper on the mathematical foundations of generalized modelling has been accepted for publication in the IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics.
Our paper on fairness in a continuous collaboration game appeared today.
Ly's paper on the derivation of topological stability criteria has been accepted for publication in Physical Review Letters.
Ly's paper on fairness in evolving collaboration networks has just been accepted for publication in Games.
Charo's paper on sampling deirected graphs has appeared in the New Journal of Phyiscs.
Steve's paper on early warning signals appearead yesterday in PLoS CB.
Gesa's new paper on fragmentation transitions in voter-like models with an arbitrary number of states is now available in the preprint area.
Ly has the honor of singing at the funeral of a founder of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos.
Christian's and Christian's paper on epileptic seizures has been accepted for publication in PLoS One.
Ly's new paper on fairness in the continuous multi-player snowdrift game is now available in the preprint area.
Charo's paper on directed graph sampling has been accepted for publication in the New Journal of Physics.
Today Chris' paper on the failure of adaptive self-organized criticality in epileptic seizure attacks has been published. Thats our first publication in 2012.
Our new Science paper with Iain Couzin and collaborators has appeared today.
Güven's publication count made quite a jump today, as besides the Science paper on which he is a coauthor, also his work on Rock-Paper-Scissors games has appeared today.
A note on generalized modeling was just published in the Journal of Mathematics and Industry.
Steve's paper on early warning signs for critical transitions has been accepted for publication in PLoS Computational Biology.
Yesterday Martin Zumsande succesfully defended his PhD. The head of the commision mentioned he was impressed by the very positive reports on the thesis.
Starting from today Hannah Bos from Berlin is visitijng the Bristol part of the group.
Helge has received a fellowship from the German National Merit Scholarship Organization (Studienstiftung).
Güvens work on an extension of Gerd's network model for swarms has been accepted for publication in Science. The work is the outcome of a collaboration with Iain Couzin and many other good people (mostly in Princeton).
Christian K's new paper on multi-mode oscillations has appeared in Chaos and made it straight into the monthly top-20 most-downloaded papers.
Charo's paper on emergent bipartiteness in a network knights-and-knaves game has just appeared in the New Journal of Physics.
Charo's paper on graphicality transitions has now been published in PRL. The paper has also been reviewed in a viewpoint paper in Physics by Sitabhra Sinha and has been recommended by the editors.
Yesterday Thore Posske from the University of Würzburg joined us in Bristol - he is the third member of the Bristol half of the group.
Gerd's new paper shows that formation of self-referential structures can nucleate social fragmentaion in opinion formation processes.
Charo's paper on knights-and-knaves puzzles has now been accepted for publication in the New Journal of Physics.
A new preprint shows how to apply Charo's graph sampling algorithm to directed graphs.
Stefano Allesina has recommended our joint paper with Justin Yeakel on F1000 Biology.
Today we celebrate the acceptance of Charo's paper on graphicality transitions for publication in PRL.
Last week Li Chen arrived from China, he will be working on oscillations and other topics in complex systems research.
This month's issue of 'Physics' contains a viewpoint article by Thilo. The viewpoint highlights a recent work from Barbara Drossel's lab, in which generalized modeling was used to study glycolysis. A preprint is available in the 'other publications' section.
In Charo's new preprint we propose an analytically tractable toy model for a discontinous phase transition in networks.
Yesterday the BioND group celebrated its fourth birthday with a group football match and subsequent social meeting at Paul Rackwitz. In summary, we had a very good time. Thanks again to the organizers for the event and all group members for the great time we spent together.
Johannes's work on delay-coupled networks of delay oscillators has appeared in EPL.
Our publication on adaptive networks in swarm is receiving considerable media attention, including coverage in Focus Online, one of the biggest German news sites.
Today Hiroki is coming back to Dresden, this time accompanied by two of his students.
Another preprint on critical transitions: Steve's paper on detecting critical transitions with generalized models is now availalble in the preprint section.
We have a bunch of new Visitors: Professor Kevin Bassler joined us already three weeks ago, Nadeem and Ayana arrived last week (from opposite ends of the world) and tomorrow Armin Schöch form Cambridge is starting as well.
Our paper on adaptive-network models for swarm dynamics has just appeared in the New Journal of Physics and already attracted some media attention.
Christian's paper on multi-mode oscillations has been accepted for publication in Chaos.
Johannes' paper on the stability of delay coupled delay oscillators has just been accepted for publication in EPL.
A preprint of Charo's latest paper is now online. The paper shows that all scale-free networks must be sparse.
Our paper on Adaptive Network models for swarms has just been accepted for publication in the New Journal of Physics.
A new preprint of Chris Meisel is now online. The paper (experimentally) demonstrates the failure of adaptive self-organized criticality during epileptic seizure attacks.
Christan Kuehn's paper on the analysis of nonlocal generalized models is now available in the preprint section.
Cristian Huepe from Chicago is back and will spend three month in our lab.
Steven Lade from our group won the German national championship in the board game fits. (link)
A paper from our collaboration with Justin Yeakel has just appeared in Theoretical Ecology.
A new manuscript on multiscale analysis and modeling of epileptic seizures (by the two Christians) is now available on the preprint page.
Our book on adaptive networks is available from Springer for EUR 69.50 till July 31st.
Gesa's paper on the fragmentation transition is now available online.
Finally one of our (currently 5) accepted manuscripts appeared. Martin's paper on bone remodeling just appeared in Bone.
For her birthday Gesa received an acceptance from Physical Review E. Our paper on the fragmentation transition will be published as a rapid communication.
Last thursday Radio Bielefeld covered the "Networks and Nolinearity in the Musical Experience" workshop organized by Thilo and Cristian Huepe. The audio file is availble in the Media section.
A figure from Ly's paper on the patterns of cooperation has been chosen as the cover image for the New Journal of Physics "Best of 2010" Issue.
There is a new book chaper in the publication section that reviews genralised models in systems biology.
Our paper on cyclic dominance in adaptive networks has been accepted for publication in the European Physical Journal B.
Christians new paper on critical transitions is now available in the preprint section.
An implementation of Charo's extremely efficient graph sampling algorithm is now available in the donwload section.
We are looking ahead to one week of snow and great talks at the Biophysics group retreat.
The new year starts with an accepted paper in the Theoretical Ecology. The paper is the first result from a very productive collaboration with Justin Yeakel who has visited last summer.
Christian's review of the mathematics of generalized modeling is now available in the preprint section.
Martin's paper on the regulation of bone remodeling has been accepted for publication in Bone. Thats our first in a medical Journal.
Gesa's paper on computation of fragmentation transitions is now available in the preprint section.
Ly's paper on topological stability criteria for synchronization is now available in the preprint section.
Ly's patterns-of-cooperation paper was chosen for IoP Select - a selection of specially highlighted articles from all IOP journals. The articles in IoP Select are chosen by the editors based on the criteria honoring "substantive advances, high degree of novelty, and significant impact on future research".
On Monday Dirk Stiefs from our group won the "Goldene Kopfnuss" - the award of the Dresden Science Slam
Ioannis Kevrekidis is joining our Institute as this year's Gutzwiller Fellow.
Christian's latest manuscript, the famous folded-node paper, is now available in the poreprints section.
Güven's paper on opinion formation in the adaptive Rock-Paper-Scissors game is now available in the preprint section.
Felix Droste has submitted his diploma thesis on self-organized criticality in adaptive networks. It can be found under publications, theses.
The municipal gallery of art just opened a very nice exhibition on complexity. Thilo has contributed a text for the exhibition's catalogue and will be guiding a special tour of the exhibition on November, 19, 2010.
Amir Kalhor form Leipzig University is joining our group to work on epidemics in evolving networks.
Karl Johann Schubert from Meissen is visiting our group for two weeks
Michael Seißinger has submitted his Bachelor thesis on opinion formation in directed networks. It can be found under publications, theses.
Yesterday Helge Aufderheide arrived in Dreden. He will be joining us to do a PhD on generalized modeling
Today our new PostDoc Charo del Genio arrived from Houston.
Steven Lade from our group won the Dance-Your-PhD-Award of Science Magazine.
Today Subhendu Ghosh, who will be staying at PKS as a visiting professor, has joined our group.
Gerd's paper on 'homoclinic cooperation' in adaptive social networks appeared today in the New Journal of Physics.
Our paper on adaptive self-organization in neural networks was summarized on papercore.
A very nice article about our group and some recent works appeared yesterday on ScienceBlogs.de.
Today Amir Kalhor from the University of Leipzig is visiting.
Dirk's paper on food quality in producer-grazer systems has appeared in the American Naturalist
Today Justin Yeakel from UC Santa Cruz is arriving to work on omnivory and food web dynamics.
Our work on a homoclic route to full cooperation in adaptive networks of interacting agents has been accepted for publication in the New Journal of Physics. The paper is the result of a collaboration with Arne Traulsen from the MPI for evolutionary biology in Plön.
Today Christian Kühn has joined our group to work on generalized models. Previously Christian has been working with John Guckenheimer at Cornell University.
This week Xiao Jie Chen from Beijing University is visiting our group.
Gautam is back to finalize work on generalized models of delay differential equations, that we started during his sabbatical last year.
On tuesday we celebrated the third birthday of the BioND group. In the past year we published 12 papers including one in Science. A publication in the American Naturalist is currently in press. Thanks to all group members!
Today our new group member Steven Lade is arriving from Australia. Steven will try to bring some StatPhys concepts into generalized modeling.
After three highly-productive month Abhishek Dasgupta has left us last saturday. Hopefully our joint publication will be ready soon.