07.08.2015 | COSS Professorship, Job Openings

Postdoc postion: Machine Learning, Artificial and Collective Intelligence


We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow in machine learning, artificial and collective intelligence Read more 

07.08.2015 | COSS Professorship, Job Openings

Stellenangebot: Office Managerin /-Manager


Wir suchen per sofort oder nach Vereinbarung eine/einen Office Managerin /-Manager. Read more 

03.08.2015 | Awards

Evangelos Pournaras won the IGI Global's Excellence in Research Journal Award

Evangelos Pournaras

The paper "Adaptive Self-Organization in Distributed Tree Topologies" co-authored by Evangelos Pournaras has received the Seventh Annual Excellence in Research Journal Award. Read more 



Prof. Helbing will participate at the Lipari School on Computational Complex Systems, July 12–18, 2015

Dirk Helbing will participate at the Lipari School on Computational Complex Systems at Lipari Island, Italy. Read more 


Dirk Helbing talk at the Lake Como School of Advanced Studies in June 29–July 3, 2015

Prof. Helbing will speak at the Lake Como School of Advanced Studies: Advances in Complex Systems at Como, Switzerland. Read more 

Recent publications

Heinrich H. Nax, Matjaž Perc, Attila Szolnoki and Dirk Helbing. (2015). Stability of cooperation under image scoring in group interactions. Scientific Reports 5: 12145.

Maximilian Schich, Chaoming Song, Yong-Yeol Ahn, Alexander Mirsky, Mauro Martino, Albert-László Barabási and Dirk Helbing. (2014). A network framework of cultural history. Science 345(6196): 558-562.

Lucas Böttcher, Olivia Woolley-Meza, Nuno A.M. Araujo, Hans J. Herrmann and Dirk Helbing. (2014). Disease-Induced Resource Constraints Can Trigger Explosive Pandemics. SSRN.

Roman Mani, Lucas Böttcher, Hans J. Herrman and Dirk Helbing. (2014). Extreme power law in a driven many-particle system without treshold dynamics. Physical Review E 90: 042201.

Media Responses


Aargauer Zeitung: Bestimmt Google bald, wem wir die Stimme geben?


Swiss regional newspaper published an article in which Prof. Helbing comments on ability of search engines to influence politics. Read more 


Live Mint: Why do stampedes happen?

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Live Mint - the online version of India's second largest business newspaper Mint - cited Professor Dirk Helbing. Read more 


Mittelbayerische: Voting with feet

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German regional newspaper Mittelbayerische Zeitung published an article on the creation of trails and paths. It is based on the research of Dirk Helbing's group. Read more 



Big Data, Cloud & Co.: Der Geist ist aus der Flasche

Published in October 2014. Read more 


FuturICT Blog: Genie out of the bottle

An essay published on on October 3, 2014 Read more 

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