CoSMoS 2015: 8th Complex Systems Modelling and Simulation Workshop

Satellite workshop held on Wednesday 20th July 2015

University of York, York, UK

Programme: click here for PDF

Accepted papers/abstract:

  • Genome-wide mouse embryonic stem cell regulatory network self-organisation. Richard Greaves, Sabine Dietmann, Austin Smith, Susan Stepney, Julianne Halley
  • Action horizon: on the controllability of complex systems. Jose Juan Hernandez, Jose Evora, Enrique Kremers and Johannes Schäuble
  • Towards a Platform Model of the IL-1 Stimulated NF-κB Signalling Pathway using UML and Communicating Stream X-Machines. Richard Williams, Jon Timmis, Eva Qwarnstrom
  • Towards a Network Model of Community Empowerment for Public Health Outcomes. Keith De’Bell
  • CoSMoS in the Interactive Simulation Curriculum. Sebastian von Mammen, Sarah Edenhofer, Jörg Hähner
  • The CoSMoS Domain Experiment Model. Paul S. Andrews, Susan Stepney

The 8th workshop on Complex Systems Modelling and Simulation (CoSMoS 2015) will take place as a half day satellite workshop at the beginning of ECAL 2015: the 13th European Conference on Artificial Life, University of York, York, UK. The CoSMoS workshops series provides a forum for research examining all aspects of the modelling and simulation of complex systems. This year, complementing the theme of ECAL, we place a special focus on embodiment, interaction, and conversation within complex systems.

Constructing models and simulations of complex systems is a challenging and interdisciplinary task. Elements might include choice of modelling tools and techniques, simulation infrastructures, concurrency, the process of moving from models to simulations, arguing validity of simulations, and the identification of reusable engineering techniques such as patterns. The CoSMoS workshop series continues an initiative, based at the Universities of York and Kent, UK, to develop a framework and infrastructure for the construction of complex systems simulations.

Submitted papers will undergo a rigorous peer-review process and accepted papers will appear in the workshop proceedings published by Luniver Press. Proceedings of the previous CoSMoS workshop are available.

Areas of Interest

We are seeking submissions that explore aspects of complex systems modelling and simulation, with a special focus on complex systems dynamics and their visualisation. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:


We are accepting both full papers and abstracts for presentation at the workshop. Submissions will be peer reviewed, and accepted full papers and abstracts will appear in the workshop proceedings.

For submission via abstract, please submit an abstract not longer than 2 pages of LNCS format that summarises the content of the poster you wish to present. Full papers can be of any length up to a maximum of 25 pages of LNCS format . If you wish to exceed the page limit, or have any other queries, then please email in advance of submission.

Papers should be submitted via the workshop's EasyChair page

Important Dates