Helbing, D.

Managing Complexity: Insights, Concepts, Applications

Managing Complexity: Insights, Concepts, Applications


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Table of contents

1. Managing Complexity: An Introduction
Dirk Helbing, Stefan Lämmer

Part I. Markets and Business

2. Market Segmentation: The Network Approach
Jörg Reichardt, Stefan Bornholdt

3. Managing Autonomy and Control in Economic Systems
Markus Christen, Georges Bongard, Attila Pausits, Norbert Stoop, Ruedi Stoop

4. Complexity and the Enterprise: The Illusion of Control
Karl G. Kempf

Part II. Logistics and Production

5. Benefits and Drawbacks of Simple Models for Complex Production Systems
Oliver Rose

6. Logistics Networks: Coping with Nonlinearity and Complexity
Karsten Peters, Thomas Seidel, Stefan Lämmer, Dirk Helbing

7. Repeated Auction Games and Learning Dynamics in Electronic Logistics Marketplaces: Complexity, Bounded Rationality, and Regulation through Information
Miguel A. Figliozzi, Hani S. Mahmassani, Patrick Jaillet

Part III. Traffic

8. Decentralized Approaches to Adaptive Traffic Control
Arne Kesting, Martin Schönhof, Stefan Lämmer, Martin Treiber, Dirk Helbing

9. Critical Infrastructures Vulnerability: The Highway Networks
Limor Issacharoff, Stefan Lämmer, Vittorio Rosato, Dirk Helbing

Part VI. Critical Infrastructures and Systemic Risks

10. Trade Credit Networks and Systemic Risk
Stefano Battiston, Domenico Delli Gatti, Mauro Gallegati

11. A Complex System’s View of Critical Infrastructures
Vittorio Rosato, Sandro Meloni, Ingve Simonsen, Limor Issacharoff, Karsten Peters, Nils von Festenberg, Dirk Helbing

Part V. Information Systems

12. Bootstrapping the Long Tail in Peer to Peer Systems
Bernardo A. Huberman, Fang Wu

13. Coping with Information Overload through Trust-Based Networks
Frank E. Walter, Stefano Battiston, Frank Schweitzer

Part VI. Confiict and Consensus

14. Complexity in Human Conflict
Neil F. Johnson

15. Fostering Consensus in Multidimensional Continuous Opinion Dynamics under Bounded Confidence
Jan Lorenz

16. Multi-Stakeholder Governance - Emergence and Transformational Potential of a New Political Paradigm
Bertrand de La Chapelle

Part VII. Confiict and Consensus

17. Evolutionary Engineering of Complex Functional Networks
Pablo Kaluza, Hiroshi Kori, Alexander S. Mikhailov

18. Path Length Scaling and Discrete Effects in Complex Networks
Julian Sienkiewicz, Agata Fronczak, Piotr Fronczak, Krzysztof Suchecki, Janusz A. Ho?yst

Keywords: Economics/Management Science, Operations Research/Decision Theory, Complexity, Technology Management, Systems and Information Theory in Engineering, Business Information Systems, Systems Theory, Control

Publication year
Understanding Complex Systems
Page amount
402 pages

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