Theory of self-organization

Distributed processes in dynamic networks

Self-organization in natural systems

  • Debris flows
  • Eusocial insects
  • Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction
  • Dichloromethane droplets
  • Epidemic plant spread of invasive species

Self-organization in engineering and economics

  • Autonomous robot systems and swarm robotics
  • Smart grids
  • Multimedia communities
  • Wireless ad-hoc networks
  • Emergence in organizations
  • Micro-motives and organizational macro-behavior
  • Evolution of market dynamics