Category Archives: Control

Control of Complex Networks requires both Structure and Dynamics

The study of network structure has uncovered signatures of the organization of complex systems. However, there is also a need to understand how to control them; for example, identifying strategies to revert a diseased cell to a healthy state, or … Continue reading

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Controllability of Complex Networks

The ultimate proof of our understanding of natural or technological systems is reflected in our ability to control them. Although control theory offers mathematical tools for steering engineered and natural systems towards a desired state, a framework to control complex … Continue reading

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Democratic Unfreedom – Social Technique and the Manufacture of Control

A comfortable, smooth, reasonable, democratic unfreedom prevails in advanced industrial civilization, a token of technical progress. – Herbert Marcuse A particular example of corporatism and social control can be found within global food systems, the ways they are monopolized and … Continue reading

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