Members of the centre regularly publish articles on various Complex Systems Science topics and here we only list the research output in which the CCSS activities played a role (in the order of dates of available online). * indicates the author is affiliated to the Centre for Complex Systems Studies.



  • Hendrik Nunner*, Vincent Buskens*, Mirjam Kretzschmar*. A Model for the Co-Evolution of Dynamic Social Networks and Infectious Disease Dynamics. Computational Social Networks, 7 October 2021, 10.1186/s40649-021-00098-9
  • Sebastiaan Tieleman*. Towards a Validation Methodology of Macroeconomic Agent-Based Models. Computational Economics, 12 September 2021, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10614-021-10191-w
  • Alje van Dam*, Mark Dekker*, Ignacio Morales‑Castilla, Miguel Á. Rodríguez, David Wichmann*, Mara Baudena*. Correspondence analysis, spectral clustering and graph embedding: applications to ecology and economic complexity. Scientific Reports, 26 April 2021, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-87971-9
  • Ariana Torres-Knoop, Verena Schamboeck, Nitish Govindarajan, Pieter D. Iedema, Ivan Kryven*. Effect of different monomer precursors with identical functionality on the properties of the polymer network. Communications Materials, 21 May 2021, https://doi.org/10.1038/s43246-021-00154-x
  • Ariana Torres-Knoop, Ivan Kryven*. Learning heterogenous reaction rates from stochastic simulations. Physical Review E, 4 May 2021, https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.103.052402
  • Delphine Lobelle, Merel Kooi, Albert A. Koelmans, Charlotte Laufkötter, Cleo E. Jongedijk, Christian Kehl, Erik van Sebille*. Global Modeled Sinking Characteristics of Biofouled Microplastic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 20 March 2021, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JC017098
  •  Rebeca de la Fuente, Gábor Drótos, Emilio Hernández-García, Cristóbal López, Erik van Sebille*.  Sinking microplastics in the water column: simulations in the Mediterranean Sea. Ocean Science, 9 March 2021, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-431-2021
  • Yuliia Orlova, Alessa A. Gambardella, Ivan Kryven*, Katrien Keune, Piet D. Iedema. Generative Algorithm for Molecular Graphs Uncovers Products of Oil Oxidation. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 21 February 2021, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jcim.0c01163
  • Ivan Kryven*, Clara Stegehuis. Contact tracing in configuration models. Journal of Physics: Complexity, 2 February 2021, https://doi.org/10.1088/2632-072X/abd3ad
  • Mark M. Dekker*, Debabrata Panja*. Cascading dominates large-scale disruptions in transport over complex networks. PLoS ONE, 25 January 2021, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0246077
  • David Wichmann*, Christian Kehl, Henk A. Dijkstra*, and Erik van Sebille*. Ordering of trajectories reveals hierarchical finite-time coherent sets in Lagrangian particle data: detecting Agulhas rings in the South Atlantic Ocean. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 19 January 2021, https://npg.copernicus.org/articles/28/43/2021
  • Dawid Walentek*, Joris Broere*, Matteo Cinelli, Mark M. Dekker* & Jonas M. B. Haslbeck. Success of economic sanctions threats: coercion, information and commitment. International Interactions, 7 January 2021, https://doi.org/10.1080/03050629.2021.1860034


  • Sámuel G Balogh, Gergely Palla, Ivan Kryven*. Networks with degree–degree correlations are special cases of the edge-coloured random graph. Journal of Complex Networks, 31 December 2020, https://doi.org/10.1093/comnet/cnaa045
  • Claudia E.Wieners*. Haze, Hunger, Hesitation: Disaster aid after the 1783 Laki eruption. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 15 November 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.107080
  • David Wichmann*, Christian Kehl, Henk A. Dijkstra*, and Erik van Sebille*. Detecting flow features in scarce trajectory data using networks derived from symbolic itineraries: an application to surface drifters in the North Atlantic. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 14 November 2020, https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-27-501-2020
  • Sven Baars, Daniele Castellana,  Fred W. Wubs, Henk A. Dijkstra*. Application of Adaptive Multilevel Splitting to High-Dimensional Dynamical Systems, Journal of Computational Physics. 30 September 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2020.109876
  • Adriana D. Correia*, Michael Moortgat*, and Henk T. C. Stoof*. Density matrices with metric for derivational ambiguity. Journal of Applied Logics. 14 September 2020, http://collegepublications.co.uk/ifcolog/?00041
  • Peter D. Nooteboom*, Philippe Delandmeter, Erik van Sebille*, Peter K. Bijl, Henk A. Dijkstra*, Anna S. von der Heydt*. Resolution dependency of sinking Lagrangian particles in ocean general circulation models, PLOS ONE. 10 September 2020, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238650
  • Ann Kristin Klose, Rene van Westen, Henk A. Dijkstra*.  Phase synchronization of the Kuroshio Current System, Ocean Science. 4 September 2020, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-96
  • Verena Schamboeck, Piet D. Iedema, Ivan Kryven*. Coloured random graphs explain the structure and dynamics of cross-linked polymer networks. Scientific Reports. 3 September 2020, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71417-9
  • Yuliia Orlova, Alessa A. Gambardella, Rebecca E.Harmona, Ivan Kryven*, Piet D.Iedema. Finite representation of reaction kinetics in unbounded biopolymer structures. Chemical Engineering Journal. 8 August 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.126485
  • Juste Raimbault, Joris Broere*, Marius Somveille, Jesus Mario Serna, Evelyn Strombom, Christine Moore, Ben Zhu, Lorraine Sugar. A spatial agent based model for simulating and optimizing networked eco-industrial systems. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, April 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2019.104538
  • Alje van Dam*, Koen Frenken. Variety, complexity and economic development. Research Policy, 18 March 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2020.103949
  • Paul Petersik, Henk A. Dijkstra*.  Probabilistic forecasting of El Niño using neural network models, Geophysical Research Letters. 13 March 2020, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL086423



  • Mark M. Dekker*, Anna S. von der Heydt*, Henk A. Dijkstra*. Cascading transitions in the climate system. Earth System Dynamics, 6 November 2018, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1243-2018
  • Matthias Aengenheyster, Qing Yi Feng*, Rick van der Ploeg, Henk A. Dijkstra*. The point of no return for climate action: effects of climate uncertainty and risk tolerance. Earth System Dynamics, 30 August 2018, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-1085-2018 (News article)
  • Peter D. Nooteboom*, Qing Yi Feng*, Cristóbal López, Emilio Hernández-García, Henk A. Dijkstra*. Using network theory and machine learning to predict El Niño. Earth System Dynamics, 23 July 2018, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-969-2018 (News article)
  • Michiel Rhoen, Qing Yi Feng*. Why the ‘Computer says no’: illustrating big data’s discrimination risk through complex systems science. International Data Privacy Law, 25 June 2018, https://doi.org/10.1093/idpl/ipy005 (News article)
  • Brian J. Dermody*, Murugesu Sivapalan, Elke Stehfest, Detlef P. van Vuuren, Martin J. Wassen, Marc F. P. Bierkens, Stefan C. Dekker. A framework for modelling the complexities of food and water security under globalisation. Earth System Dynamics, 31 January 2018, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-9-103-2018 (News article)