A historical archive of SFI's in-house preprint series, retired in 2017.

The Network Structure of Cancer Ecosystems

Simón P. Castillo, Rolando Rebolledo, Matias Arim, Michael E. Hochberg, and Pablo A. Marquet

The Decline of Polygyny: An Interpretation

Seung-Yun Oh, Cody T. Ross, Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, and Samuel Bowles

The frequency of genes in interconnected populations and of species in interconnected communities are affected by similar processes, such as birth, death and immigration. The equilibrium distribution of gene frequencies in structured populations is known

Pablo A. Marquet, Guillermo Espinoza, Sebastian R. Abades, Angela Ganz, Rolando Rebolledo

The Origins of Computational Mechanics: A Brief Intellectual History and Several Clarifications

James P. Crutchfield

Unique Information via Dependency Constraints

Ryan G. James, Jeffrey Emenheiser, and James P. Crutchfield

A Physics-Based Approach to Unsupervised Discovery of Coherent Structures in Spatiotemporal Systems

Adam Rupe, James P. Crutchfield, Karthik Kashinath, Mr Prabhat

Technology, Institutions, and Wealth Inequality over Eleven Millennia

Mattia Fochesato and Samuel Bowles

Sequence Selection by Dynamical Symmetry Breaking in an Autocatalytic Binary Polymer Model

Harold Fellermann, Shinpei Tanaka and Steen Rasmussen

Above and Beyond the Landauer Bound: Thermodynamics of Modularity

Alexander B. Boyd, Dibyendu Mandal, and James P. Crutchfield

Prediction and Generation of Binary Markov Processes: Can a Finite-State Fox Catch a Markov Mouse?

Joshua Ruebeck, Ryan G. James, John R. Mahoney, and James P. Crutchfield

Punctuated Non-Equilibrium and Niche Conservatism Explain Biodiversity Fluctuations through the Phanerozoic (Including Supplement)

Andrew J. Rominger, Miguel A. Fuentes, and Pablo A. Marquet

Toward a Theory of Recurrent Social Formations

Peter N. Peregrine

Extreme Quantum Advantage for Rare-Event Sampling

Cina Aghamohammadi, Samuel P. Loomis, John R. Mahoney, and James P. Crutchfield

Social Resilience to Climate-Related Disasters in Ancient Societies: A Test of Two Hypotheses

Peter N. Peregrine

Dacura: A New Solution to Data Harvesting and Knowledge Extraction for Archaeology

Peter N. Peregrine, Rob Brennan, Thomas Currie, Kevin Feeney, Pieter François, Peter Turchin, and Harvey Whitehouse

Observational and Reinforcement Pattern-Learning: An Exploratory Study

Nobuyuki Hanaki, Alan Kirman, and Paul Pezanis-Christou

An Alternative Information Plan

Matteo Monti, Steen Rasmussen, Marco Moschettini, and Lorenzo Posani

Prediction and Power in Molecular Sensors: Uncertainty and Dissipation When Conditionally Markovian Channels are Driven by Semi-Markov Environments

Sarah E. Marzen and James P. Crutchfield

Islands in the Gap: Intertwined Transport and Localization in Structurally Complex Materials

Xincheng Lei, Dowman P. Varn, and James P. Crutchfield

Spectral Simplicity of Apparent Complexity, Part II: Exact Complexities and Complexity Spectra

Paul M. Riechers and James P. Crutchfield