September 27th, 2018

The hidden traits of endemic illiteracy in cities

In spite of the considerable progress towards reducing illiteracy rates, many countries, including developed ones, have encountered difficulty achieving further […]

July 20th, 2018

History of art paintings through the lens of entropy and complexity

Art is the ultimate expression of human creativity that is deeply influenced by the philosophy and culture of the corresponding […]

February 3rd, 2018

Unveiling Relationships Between Crime and Property in England and Wales Via Density Scale-Adjusted Metrics and Network Tools

Scale-adjusted metrics (SAMs) are a significant achievement of the urban scaling hypothesis. SAMs remove the inherent biases of per capita […]

January 18th, 2018

Characterization of Time Series Via Rényi Complexity-Entropy Curves

One of the most useful tools for distinguishing between chaotic and stochastic time series is the so-called complexity-entropy causality plane. […]

May 14th, 2017

Characterizing Time Series via Complexity-Entropy Curves

The search for patterns in time series is a very common task when dealing with complex systems. This is usually […]

March 25th, 2016

The Advantage of Playing Home in NBA: Microscopic, Team-Specific and Evolving Features

The idea that the success rate of a team increases when playing home is broadly accepted and documented for a […]

October 27th, 2015

Characterization of river flow fluctuations via horizontal visibility graphs

We report on a large-scale characterization of river discharges by employing the network framework of the horizontal visibility graph. By […]

July 18th, 2015

Scale-adjusted metrics for predicting the evolution of urban indicators and quantifying the performance of cities

More than a half of world population is now living in cities and this number is expected to be two-thirds […]

July 2nd, 2015

Spatial correlations, clustering and percolation-like transitions in homicide crimes

The spatial dynamics of criminal activities has been recently studied through statistical physics methods; however, models and results have been […]

August 11th, 2014

Investigating the interplay between mechanisms of anomalous diffusion via fractional Brownian walks on a comb-like structure

The comb model is a simplified description for anomalous diffusion under geometric constraints. It represents particles spreading out in a […]