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EJTP 2007 Projects




Ignazio Licata

Ammar Sakaji



If physics is ' what physicists do', focusing on ' organization' and ' emergence' means making the point on some of liveliest interdisciplinary research areas and inquiring on the way we build our theoretical architectures" in order to take up the complexity challenge.

Ignazio Licata




Physics of Emergence and Organization

This book Published by the World Scientific

Volume 4, Issue 16 I





Gregory J. Chaitin



 Ignazio Licata


Emergence and Computation at the Edge of Classical and Quantum Systems

Ignazio Licata

Received( 6 September 2007), Accepted( 20 October 2007)


Gauge Generalized Principle for Complex Systems

Germano Resconi

Received( 5 June 2007), Accepted( 20 June 2007)


Undoing Quantum Measurement: Novel Twists to the Physical Account of Time

Avshalom C. Elitzur and Shahar Dolev

Received( 6 September 2007), Accepted( 20 October 2007)


Process Physics: Quantum Theories as Models of Complexity

Kirsty Kitto

Received( 4 May 2007), Accepted( 15 May 2007)


A Cross-disciplinary Framework for the Description of Contextually Mediated Change

Liane Gabora and Diederik Aerts

Received( 7 May 2007), Accepted( 15 May 2007)


Quantum-like Probabilistic Models Outside Physics

Andrei Khrennikov

Received( 8 May 2007), Accepted( 15 June 2007)


Phase Transitions in Biological Matter

Eliano Pessa

Received( 4 September 2007), Accepted(22 September 2007)


Microcosm to Macrocosm via the Notion of a Sheaf (Observers in Terms of t-topos)

Goro Kato

Received( 7 May 2007), Accepted( 15 June 2007)


The Dissipative Quantum Model of Brain and Laboratory Observations

Walter J. Freeman  and Giuseppe Vitiello

Received( 9 May 2007), Accepted( 15 May 2007)


Supersymmetric Methods in the Traveling Variable: Inside Neurons and at the Brain Scale

H.C. Rosu, O. Cornejo-Pérez, and J.E. Pérez-Terrazas

Received( 6 May 2007), Accepted( 15 May 2007)


Turing Systems: A General Model for Complex Patterns in Nature

R.A. Barrio

Received( 13 April 2007), Accepted( 15 May 2007)


Primordial Evolution in the Finitary Process Soup

Olof Görnerup and James P. Crutchfield

Received( 30 April 2007), Accepted( 15 May 2007)


Emergence of Universe from a Quantum Network

Paola A. Zizzi

Received( 6 July 2007), Accepted( 15 August 2007)


Occam's Razor Revisited: Simplicity vs. Complexity in Biology

Joseph P. Zbilut

Received( 8 May 2007), Accepted( 15 June 2007)


Order in the Nothing: Autopoiesis and the Organizational Characterization of the Living

Leonardo Bich and Luisa Damiano

Received( 5 May 2007), Accepted(15 June 2007)


Anticipation in Biological and Cognitive Systems:The Need for a Physical Theory of Biological Organization

Graziano Terenzi

Received( 8 May 2007), Accepted( 15 July 2007)


How Uncertain is Uncertainty?

T. Vamos

Received( 25 January 2007),  Accepted( 15 May 2007)


Archetypes, Causal Description and Creativity in Natural World

Leonardo Chiatti

Received( 6 May 2007), Accepted ( 15 May 2007)





Crossing in Complexity. Interdisciplinary Application of Physics in Biological and

 Social Systems

This book  Published by the Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA.


Book Description:

The developments of theoretical physics in the field of complex systems and emergence has evidenced that many mathematical methods and traditional approaches can migrate towards biological and social systems. The deep physical explanation of such new vitality is simple in its essence and has to be searched in the universality of the emergence processes typical of the Middle Way suggested by the prophetic works of Anderson, Pines and Laughlin. In particular, the systems based on competition and co-operation and their sustainable dependence on the environment - well-known to the physicists since the Ising classical model - have provided a great deal of conceptual suggestions for the study of biological and social economic processes.



Table of Contents:

1) Living with Radical Uncertainty: The Exemplary Case of Folding Protein
(Ignazio Licata)

2) The Limits of Atomism, the Bohm Way of a New Ontology
(Ryo Morikawa)

3) Doing Mathematics about and with the Brain
(Michael Arbib)

4) Physics of Life from First Principles
(Michail Zak)

5) Theoretical Physics of DNA: New Ideas and Tendencies in
the Modeling of the DNA Nonlinear Dynamics
(Yakushevich L.V)

6) Mathematical and Data Mining Contributions to Dynamics and Optimization of Gene-Environment Networks
(Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber, Pakize Taylan , Basak Akteke-Oztürk, and Omür Ugur)

7) Folding Proteins:(How to Set up an Effcient Metrics for
Dealing with Complex Systems)
(Alessandro Giuliani)

8) The (unfortunate) complexity of the economy

9) Evolution of Norms in a Multi-Level Selection Model of Conflict and Cooperation
(M. Pacheco, F. C. Santos and F. A. C. C. Chalub)

10) Dynamics of Coupled Players and the Evolution of Synchronous Cooperation-Dynamical Systems Games as General Frame for Systems Inter-Relationship
(Eizo Akiyama)

11) Fractal Time, Observer Perspectives and Levels of Description
in Nature
(Susie Vrobel)






Volume 4, Issue 16 III (December 2007)


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The Limits of Atomism, the Bohm Way of a New Ontology



Ryo Morikawa



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Multiboundary Algebra as Pregeometry



Ben Goertzel



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Scale Relativity: A Fractal Matrix for Organization in Nature



Laurent Nottale


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