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 […]

July 25th, 2014

Empirical analysis on the connection between power-law distributions and allometries for urban indicators

We report on the existing connection between power-law distributions and allometries. As it was first reported in Gomez-Lievano et al. […]

July 25th, 2014

Universal bursty behaviour in human violent conflicts

Understanding the mechanisms and processes underlying the dynamics of collective violence is of considerable current interest. Recent studies indicated the […]

July 25th, 2014

Long-range spatial correlations and fluctuation statistics of lightning activity rates in Brazil

We report on a statistical analysis of the lightning activity rates in all Brazilian cities. We find out that the […]