Dirk Helbing

ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)

Computational Social Science

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Clausiusstrasse 50

Zurich, 8092

Switzerland

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1.

Simulating Dynamical Features of Escape Panic

Nature, Vol. 407, pp. 487-490, 2000
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Nov 2006
Dirk Helbing, Illes J. Farkas and Tamas Vicsek
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Eotvos University - Budapest, Hungary and Eotvos University - Budapest, Hungary
Downloads 1,017 (15,933)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Escape reaction, Panic, Crowding, Emergencies, Computer simulations with continuous space and time, Free scientific software

2.

Quantifying the Behavior of Stock Correlations Under Market Stress

Scientific Reports, Vol. 2, 2012, DOI:10.1038/srep00752
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 Nov 2012
Data Science Lab, Behavioural Science, Warwick Business School, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies, ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and Tel Aviv University (Deceased)
Downloads 289 (56,745)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Financial Markets, Correlation Breakdown, Portfolio Theory, Stock Market, Dow Jones Industrial Average, State-Dependent Correlations, Diversification, Stock Market Crash

3.

Responding to Complexity in Socio-­Economic Systems: How to Build a Smart and Resilient Society?

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Mar 2015
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 249 (79,409)

Abstract:

complex dynamical systems, smart society, digital society, modularization, distributed control, self-organization, Internet of Things, externalities, multi-dimensional finance

4.

How to Improve the Financial Architecture and Its Resilience

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jun 2014
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Capital Fund Management, University College London - Financial Computing and Analytics Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, University of Western Sydney - School of Economics & Finance, Columbia University School of Law, University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW), Independent, University of St. Gallen, Independent and University of the West of England (UWE)
Downloads 239 (65,503)

Abstract:

financial architecture, resilience, financial crisis, banking crisis, economic crisis, new economic thinking

5.

How Individuals Learn to Take Turns: Emergence of Alternating Cooperation in a Congestion Game and the Prisoner's Dilemma

Advances in Complex Systems, Vol. 8, pp. 87-116
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Apr 2005
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Dresden University of Technology - Institute for Transport and Economics, Dresden University of Technology - Institute for Transport and Economics and Warsaw University of Technology - Faculty of Physics
Downloads 223 (110,763)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Game theory, reinforcement learning, multi-agent simulation

6.

Saving Human Lives: What Complexity Science and Information Systems can Contribute

Journal of Statistical Physics 158 (2015) 735-781
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2017
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Humboldt University of Berlin, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Political Science, Department of Politics and Public Adminstration, University of Konstanz, ETH Zürich, ETH Zürich, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development, University College London, Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology, ETH Zurich and University of Maribor - Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Downloads 184 (124,066)

Abstract:

crowd disasters, crime, terrorism, war, disease spreading, complexity science

7.

Qualified Money - A Better Financial System for the Future

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Nov 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 180 (139,442)

Abstract:

Bitcoin, digital currencies, reputation system, financial architecture, unfeasible control problem, multi-dimensional money with a memory

8.

Rethinking Economics Using Complexity Theory

real-world economics review, issue no. 64
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jul 2013
Dirk Helbing and Alan Kirman
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and GREQAM
Downloads 166 (80,276)
Citation 1

Abstract:

critique, homo economicus, invisible hand, representative agents, financial markets, instability, self-organisation, emergence

9.

Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics

Science and Culture, Vol. 76, Nos. 9-10, September-October 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jan 2011
Dirk Helbing and Stefano Balietti
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and Northeastern University - Network Science Institute
Downloads 165 (125,797)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Econophysics, Hilbert Program, Economics

10.

Big Data, Privacy, and Trusted Web: What Needs to Be Done

This is the second part of the paper: D. Helbing and S. Balietti, From social data mining to forecasting socio-economic crises. EPJ Special Topics 195, 3-68 (2011)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Sep 2013
Dirk Helbing and Stefano Balietti
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and ETH Zurich
Downloads 160 (120,107)

Abstract:

Digital Economy, Internet, Privacy, Trust, Reputation, Security

11.

Societal, Economic, Ethical and Legal Challenges of the Digital Revolution: From Big Data to Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Manipulative Technologies

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Apr 2015
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 158 (19,259)

Abstract:

Digital revolution, Big Data, deep learning, artificial intelligence, persuasive computing, nudging

12.

Homo Socialis: An Analytical Core for Sociological Theory

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Dec 2013
Herbert Gintis and Dirk Helbing
Santa Fe Institute and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 155 (112,711)

Abstract:

homo economicus, homo socialis, analytical theory, decision theory, social norms

13.

How to Do Agent-Based Simulations in the Future: From Modeling Social Mechanisms to Emergent Phenomena and Interactive Systems Design

Chapter "Agent-Based Modeling" of the book "Social Self-Organization" by Dirk Helbing (Springer, Berlin, 2012), pp. 25-70.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Oct 2013
Dirk Helbing and Stefano Balietti
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and ETH Zurich
Downloads 141 (102,531)

Abstract:

agent-based modeling, multi-agent simulation, systems design, data-driven models, virtual worlds, serious games, augmented reality

14.

Economy 4.0 and Digital Society: The Participatory Market Society is Born (Chapter 8 of Digital Society)

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 139 (73,090)

Abstract:

information society, knowledge sector, digital revolution, sharing economy, economic ecosystem

15.

The Digital Society - A Better Future or Worse? (Introduction of Digital Society)

Digital Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 134 (93,726)

Abstract:

Digital revolution, information society, Leviathan, invisible hand, Big Data

16.

Disease-Induced Resource Constraints Can Trigger Explosive Epidemics

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
ETH Zürich, ETH Zürich, ETH Zürich, ETH Zürich and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 132 (135,938)

Abstract:

epidemics, networks, resource constraints

17.

Dynamic Decision Behavior and Optimal Guidance Through Information Services: Models and Experiments

HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND TRAFFIC NETWORKS, M. Schreckenberg and R. Selten, eds., pp. 47-95, Springer, Berlin, 2004
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 128 (181,407)
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18.

A Mathematical Model for the Behavior of Individuals in a Social Field

Journal of Mathematical Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 189-219, 1994
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 121 (185,894)
Citation 5

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19.

Communication Power Struggles on Social Media: A Case Study of the 2011-12 Russian Protests

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Political Science, Department of Politics and Public Adminstration, University of Konstanz, ETH Zurich and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 107 (88,674)

Abstract:

Communication Power, Social Media, Twitter, Political Discourse, Russia, Natural Language Processing, Protest

20.

From Social Datamining to Forecasting Socio-Economic Crisis

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Jan 2011
Dirk Helbing and Stefano Balietti
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and Northeastern University - Network Science Institute
Downloads 105 (191,766)
Citation 2

Abstract:

datamining, crisis, forecast, sensors, predictability, governance, recommendations, decision arenas

21.

Stability and Welfare of 'Merit-Based' Group-Matching Mechanisms in Voluntary Contribution Game

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Heinrich H. Nax, Ryan O. Murphy and Dirk Helbing
ETH Zurich, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 98 (177,102)

Abstract:

Meritocracy, Voluntary contribution, Public goods, Stochastic stability, Evolutionary stability, Assortative matching

22.

What the Digital Revolution Means for Us

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 91 (160,747)

Abstract:

digital revolution, digital society, economy 4.0, participation, self-regulation

23.

A Stochastic Behavioral Model and a 'Microscopic' Foundation of Evolutionary Game Theory

Theory and Decisions, Vol. 40, pp. 149-179, 1996
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 91 (234,047)
Citation 2

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Wie wir eine smarte, krisenfeste, digitale Gesellschaft bauen können (How We Can Build a Smart, Resilient, Digital Society)

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 83 (135,268)

Abstract:

Digitale Revolution, Big Data, Künstliche Intelligenz, Massenarbeitslosigkeit, Internet der Dinge

25.

Inheritance Patterns in Citation Networks Reveal Scientific Memes

Physical Review X 4 (2014) 041036
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2015
Tobias Kuhn, Matjaz Perc and Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), University of Maribor - Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 83 (234,047)

Abstract:

meme score, citation network, inheritance, metaknowledge, scientific memes

26.

The FuturICT Knowledge Accelerator: Unleashing the Power of Information for a Sustainable Future

CCSS Working Paper No. CCSS-10-003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 May 2010
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 79 (232,395)
Citation 1

Abstract:

futurict, knowledge accelerator, information, flagship

27.

Self-Organization in Space and Induced by Fluctuations

International Journal of Chaos Theory and Applications, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Dirk Helbing and Tadeusz Platkowski
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and University of Stuttgart
Downloads 79 (227,597)

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28.

The Self-Organizing Society - Taking the Future in Our Hands (Chapter 9 of Digital Society)

Digital Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 77 (218,430)

Abstract:

Digital revolution, information society, Big Data, surveillance, informational self-determination, ethical framework

29.

Homo Socialis - The Road Ahead

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 76 (180,310)

Abstract:

Homo economicus, homo socialis, new economic thinking, paradigm shift

30.

On Phase Transitions to Cooperation in the Prisoner's Dilemma

Physical Review E, Vol. 81, 2010, CCSS Working Paper No.10-004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 May 2010 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2012
Dirk Helbing and Sergi Lozano
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and ETH Zürich
Downloads 72 (255,283)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Evolution, Game Theory, Cooperation, Social and Economic Systems

31.

Overcoming 'Tragedies of the Commons' with a Self-Regulating, Participatory Market Society

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Mar 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 67 (229,195)

Abstract:

information society, digital economy, homo socialis, self-regulation, participatory market society

32.

A New Kind of Economy is Born -- Social Decision-Makers Beat the 'Homo Economicus'

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Sep 2013
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 65 (267,380)

Abstract:

homo economicus, homo socialis, new economic thinking, reputation systems, participatory market society

33.

The Digital Society: A Summary

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Dec 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 64 (183,615)

Abstract:

Digital revolution, digital society, economy 4.0, complex systems, self-organization, Internet of Things

34.

Big Data Society: Age of Reputation or Age of Discrimination?

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 64 (216,968)

Abstract:

Big Data, surveillance, statistical errors, discrimination, transparency, reputation

35.

FuturICT and Social Sciences: Big Data, Big Thinking

R. Conte, N. Gilbert, G. Bonelli, and D. Helbing. FuturICT and Social Sciences: Big Data, Big Thinking. Zeitschrift fur Soziologie 40(5), 412-413 (2011).
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Italian National Research Council (CNR) - Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (ISTC), University of Surrey - Department of Sociology, Independent and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 64 (214,071)

Abstract:

Big Data, multi-disciplinary approach, complex system, complexity science

36.

Pluralistic Modeling of Complex Systems

CCSS-10-009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jul 2010
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 64 (249,624)
Citation 3

Abstract:

complex systems modeling, multi-disciplinary science, socio-economic puzzles, possibilistic modeling, multiple world views

37.

How Society Works - Social Order by Self-Organization (Chapter 5 of Digital Society)

Digital Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Nov 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 62 (197,927)

Abstract:

Self-organization, cooperation, globalization, tragedy of the commons, moral behavior, reputation systems, mechanism design, social information technologies

38.

Networked Minds: Where Human Evolution Is Heading (Chapter 7 of Digital Society)

D. Helbing, Digital Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Dec 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 58 (240,695)

Abstract:

new decision theory, rational agent, self-regarding and other-regarding preferences, evolution, homo economicus, homo socialis, wisdom of crowds, collective intelligence

39.

Economics 2.0: The Natural Step Towards a Self-Regulating, Participatory Market Society

Evol. Inst. Econ. Rev. 10(1): 3–41 (2013),
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 May 2013 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 57 (280,203)
Citation 1

Abstract:

homo economicus, homo socialis, self-regulation, reputation systems, qualified money, FuturICT initiative, sustainability, innovation, employment, Web 2.0, social media

40.

Crystal Ball and Magic Wand - the Dangerous Promise of Big Data (Chapter 3 of Digital Society)

Digital Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Oct 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 54 (234,047)

Abstract:

digital revolution, benevolent dictator, big government, optimization, complexity, cybernetics

41.

Complexity Time Bomb - When Systems Get Out of Control (Chapter 2 of Digital Society)

Chapter 2 of Digital Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 54 (253,360)

Abstract:

digital revolution, complex system, interdependencies, cascade effects, systemic instability

42.

Globally Networked Risks and How to Respond

Nature 497, 51-59 (2013)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 54 (249,624)
Citation 1

Abstract:

systemic risks, networks of networks, complex systems, cascade effects, guided self-organization

43.

Social Forces - Revealing the Causes of Success or Disaster (Chapter 6 of Digital Society)

Digital Society, Chapter 6, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Nov 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 53 (259,175)

Abstract:

social forces, measuring the world, Planetary Nervous System, citizen web, sociophysics, crowd disasters, opinion formation, culture, conflict, flu prediction

44.

How Social Inequality Can Promote Cooperation

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Thomas Chadefaux and Dirk Helbing
Trinity College Dublin, Department of Political Science and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 50 (301,358)

Abstract:

Prisoner's dilemma, conflict, cooperation, inequality, rich get richer effect, Matthews effect, evolution, heterogeneity, exploitation, survival

45.

A Mathematical Model for Attitude Formation By Pair Interactions

Behavioral Science, Vol. 37, pp. 190-214, 1992
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 49 (301,358)
Citation 4

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46.

Bargaining Over Time in Ultimatum Game Experiments

CCSS Working Paper No. CCSS-10-002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
University of Leipzig - Department of Sociology, University of Zurich, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 48 (322,891)
Citation 1

Abstract:

bargaining over time, ultimatum game, loss, anonymity, fairness

47.

Guided Self-Organization - Making the Invisible Hand Work (Chapter 4 of Digital Society)

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Oct 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 46 (242,426)

Abstract:

guided self-organization, complex system, emergence, invisible hand, Internet of Things, traffic assistance system, self-organized traffic light control, self-organized production, mechanism design

48.

Genie Out of the Bottle - The Digital Revolution on its Way (Chapter 1 of Digital Society)

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Oct 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 46 (273,618)

Abstract:

digital revolution, information revolution, economy 4.0, Big Data, mass surveillance, invisible hand

49.

Analytical Investigation of Innovation Dynamics Considering Stochasticity in the Evaluation of Fitness

Physical Review E, Vol. 71, 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Dirk Helbing, Martin Treiber and Nicole J. Saam
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Dresden University of Technology - Institute for Transport and Economics and University of Erfurt
Downloads 45 (331,785)
Citation 3

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50.

How Norms Can Generate Conflict: An Experiment on the Failure of Cooperative Micro-Motives on the Macro-Level

Social Forces 90 (3), 919-946, March 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Fabian Winter, Heiko Rauhut and Dirk Helbing
Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods, University of Zurich and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 43 (322,891)
Citation 2

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51.

Survival Analysis, Master Equation, Efficient Simulation of Path-Related Quantities, and Hidden State Concept of Transitions

SOCIAL SCIENCE MICROSIMULATION, K. G. Troitzsch, U. Mueller, G. N. Gilbert, and J. E. Doran, eds., pp. 179-207, Springer, Berlin, 1996
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 41 (350,198)

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52.

Cooperation, Norms, and Revolutions: A Unified Game-Theoretical Approach

PLoS ONE, Vol. 5, No. 10, pp. 1-26, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Oct 2010
Dirk Helbing and Anders Johansson
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and University College London
Downloads 38 (340,627)
Citation 2

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53.

The Spatial Variability of Vehicle Densities as Determinant of Urban Network Capacity

CCSS Working Paper No. CCSS-09-009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Apr 2010
ETH Zürich, EPFL and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 38 (334,811)

Abstract:

Urban traffic, network dynamics, congestion spreading, macroscopic traffic model, fundamental diagram

54.

Systemic Risks in Society and Economics

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 35 (277,959)
Citation 8

Abstract:

complex system, systemic risk, market instability, cascade effect, managing complexity

55.

From Social Simulation to Integrative System Design

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Feb 2011
Dirk Helbing and Stefano Balietti
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and Northeastern University - Network Science Institute
Downloads 35 (353,423)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Integrative Design, Ecological Thinking, Decision Arenas, Living Earth Simulator, Virtual Worlds, Simulation

56.

The Outbreak of Cooperation among Success-Driven Individuals under Noisy Conditions

National Academy of Sciences USA (PNAS), Vol. 106, No. 8, pp. 3680-3685, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
Dirk Helbing and Wenjian Yu
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 32 (366,957)
Citation 11

Abstract:

evolution, pattern formation, spatial games, mobility, migration

57.

Crowd Disasters as Systemic Failures: Analysis of the Love Parade Disaster

RC Working Paper No. 12-010
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Dec 2012
Dirk Helbing and Pratik Mukerji
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and ETH Zürich
Downloads 30 (356,658)

Abstract:

crowd disaster, causality network, crowd control, domino effect, crowd quake, evacuation, cascading effect, systemic risk, instability

58.

How Natural Selection Can Create Both Self- and Other-Regarding Preferences, and Networked Minds

Scientific Reports 3: 1480 (2013)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 May 2013
Thomas Grund, Christian Waloszek and Dirk Helbing
ETH Zurich, ETH Zurich and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 29 (296,436)
Citation 1

Abstract:

homo economicus, homo socialis, evolutionary game theory

59.

FuturICT: FET Flagship Pilot Project

Procedia Computer Science, 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
University College London, ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), University of Passau and Italian National Research Council (CNR) - Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (ISTC)
Downloads 27 (381,722)

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60.

Punish, But Not Too Hard: How Costly Punishment Spreads in the Spatial Public Goods Game

New Journal of Physics 12 (2010) 083005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2012
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, University of Maribor - Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science
Downloads 24 (377,869)

Abstract:

Costly Punishment, Cooperation, Second-Order Free-Riders

61.

Meritocratic Matching Can Dissolve the Efficiency-Equality Tradeoff: The Case of Voluntary Contributions Games

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 May 2015
ETH Zurich, Northeastern University - Network Science Institute, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 22 (130,014)

Abstract:

public-goods, meritocratic matching, efficiency, fairness, inequality

62.

Physikalische Modellierung des dynamischen Verhaltens von Fußgängern (Physical Modeling of the Dynamic Behavior of Pedestrians)

Number of pages: 167 Posted: 27 Mar 2014
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 21 (334,811)

Abstract:

Pedestrian model, agent-based computer simulation, behavioral convention, micro-macro link, self-organization

63.

Evolutionary Establishment of Moral and Double Moral Standards Through Spatial Interactions

PLoS Computational Biology 6 (2010) e1000758
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2012
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, University of Maribor - Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science
Downloads 20 (385,573)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Second-Order Free-Riding, Punishment, Moral, Double Moral, Public Goods, Cooperation, Spatial Games

64.

How to Create an Innovation Accelerator

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 May 2013
Dirk Helbing and Stefano Balietti
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and Northeastern University - Network Science Institute
Downloads 19 (389,464)
Citation 3

Abstract:

innovation, knowledge management, science organization, competition, happiness, indexes

65.

When Slower is Faster

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Aug 2015
Carlos Gershenson and Dirk Helbing
National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) - Departamento de Ciencias de la Computación and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 17 (317,270)

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66.

Bankruptcy Cascades in Interbank Markets

Tedeschi G, Mazloumian A, Gallegati M, Helbing D (2012) Bankruptcy Cascades in Interbank Markets. PLoS ONE 7(12): e52749. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052749
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 May 2014
Università Politecnica delle Marche - Faculty of Economics, ETH Zürich, Università Politecnica delle Marche - Faculty of Economics and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
Downloads 17 (415,806)

Abstract:

credit network, bankruptcy, cascade effect, interbank market

67.

Logistics Networks: Coping with Nonlinearity and Complexity

In: Managing Complexity, edited by Dirk Helbing (Springer, Berlin), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Apr 2014
Dresden University of Technology, Dresden University of Technology, Technische Universität Dresden and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

supply chains, logistics, nonlinear dynamics, managing complexity

68.

Anonymous Sharing Behavior in Web Experiments with Different Balance of Power

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Informatics and Computing, Universitat Rovira i Virgili and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

ultimatum game, web experiments, ultimatum game, anonymity, power balance

69.

New Ways to Promote Sustainability and Social Well-Being in a Complex, Strongly Interdependent World: The FuturICT Approach

This is the Epilogue of the Booklet by P. Ball, Why Society is a Complex Matter (Springer, Berlin, 2012).
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Oct 2013
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

sustainability, resilience, complexity, globalization, networks, social well-being, social capital, social footprint

70.

Defector-Accelerated Cooperativeness and Punishment in Public Goods Games with Mutations

Physical Review E 81 (2010) 057104
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2012
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, University of Maribor - Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science
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Abstract:

Cooperation, Public Goods Game, Mutations

71.

Power and Fairness in a Generalized Ultimatum Game

PLoS ONE 9(6), 2014, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099039
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Sep 2014
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Informatics and Computing, Universitat Rovira i Virgili and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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72.

Conditions for the Emergence of Shared Norms in Populations with Incompatible Preferences

PLoS ONE 9(8), 2014, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104207
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Sep 2014
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), University of Leipzig and University of Zurich
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73.

Understanding Recurrent Crime as System-Immanent Collective Behavior

PLoS ONE 8 (2013) e76063
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Oct 2013
Matjaz Perc, Karsten Donnay and Dirk Helbing
University of Maribor - Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Department of Politics and Public Adminstration, University of Konstanz and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

crime cycles, inspection game, phase transitions, pattern formation, collective behavior, spatial games

74.

Traffic Theory from First Principles

Number of pages: 263 Posted: 29 Apr 2017
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

traffic, transport, pedestrians, logistics, micro-macro link

75.

Dynamics between Mass Media and Asylum Acceptance Rates

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2017
ETH Zurich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences, ETH Zurich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences, Department of Politics and Public Adminstration, University of Konstanz, ETH Zurich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

Mass media, Asylum seekers, Granger-causality analysis

76.

A 'Social Bitcoin' Could Sustain a Democratic Digital World

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2016
Kaj-Kolja Kleineberg and Dirk Helbing
Departament de Fisica Fonamental, Universitat de Barcelona, Marti i Franques 1, 08028 Barcelona, Spain and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

Multidimensional incentive system, self-organization, qualified money, digital revolution, digital diversity, decentralization, information routing, Social Bitcoin

77.

Why We Need Democracy 2.0 and Capitalism 2.0 to Survive

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

Feudalism, technological totalitarism, communism, feudalism, big nudging, resource shortage, capitalism, climate change, overpopulation

78.

Local and and Non-Local Information in Decentralized Routing Strategies

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Dirk Helbing, John Polak and Henrik Jensen
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Imperial College London - Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine and Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics
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Abstract:

traffic optimization, routing, distributed control, decentralized information system

79.

Ferngesteuert oder Selbstgesteuert - Perspektiven der Digitalen Gesellschaft (Remote or Self-Controlled - Perspectives of the Digitial Society)

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Feb 2016
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

digitale Gesellschaft, technologische Totalitarismus, Datendiktatur, digitale Demokratie, Ökonomie 4.0, Big Nudging, kybernetische Gesellschaft, Verhaltenssteuerung

80.

The Automation of Society is Next: How to Survive the Digital Revolution

Number of pages: 266 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

Economy 4.0, digital society, IT revolution, behavioral manipulation, digital revolution, predictive analytics

81.

An Agent-Based Approach to Self-Organized Production

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Nov 2015
Dresden University of Technology, SCA Packaging Ltd., Lund University and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

industry 4.0, self-organized production, agent-based simulation

82.

How to Efficiently Distribute Scarce Resources: Volatile Decision Behavior and Optimal Guidance through Information Services

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Nov 2015
Dirk Helbing, Martin Schonhof and Daniel Kern
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Dresden University of Technology and Dresden University of Technology
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Abstract:

climate change, congestion charge, recommender system, information service

83.

Sustained Cooperation by Running Away from Bad Behavior

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Oct 2015
University of Zurich, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, ETH Zürich and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)
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Abstract:

evolution of cooperation, positive assortment, migration, behavioral experiment

84.

From Crowd Dynamics to Crowd Safety: A Video-Based Analysis

Advances in Complex Systems, Volume: 11, Issue: 4 (2008) pp. 497-527
Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)

Abstract:

Pedestrian dynamics, crowd turbulence, video analysis, fundamental diagram

85.

Migration as Mechanism to Promote Cooperation

Advances in Complex Systems, Vol. 11, Issue 4, pp. 641-652, 2008
Posted: 25 Nov 2009
Dirk Helbing and Wenjian Yu
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS) and ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)

Abstract:

Spatial games, migration, pattern formation, agent-based simulation, cooperation

86.

Information Flows in Hierarchical Networks and the Capability of Organizations to Successfully Respond to Failures, Crises, and Disasters

Physica A, Vol. 363, No. 1, pp. 141-150, April 2006
Posted: 14 Feb 2007
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Dresden University of Technology and Dresden University of Technology

Abstract:

87.

A Mathematical Model for Behavioral Changes by Pair Interactions and its Relation to Game Theory

Angewandte Sozialforschung, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 117-132
Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Dirk Helbing
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS)

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88.

Mexican Waves in an Excitable Medium

Nature, Vol. 419, pp. 131-132, 2002
Posted: 28 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 21 May 2013
Dirk Helbing, Illes J. Farkas and Tamas Vicsek
ETH Zürich - Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (GESS), Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Eotvos University - Budapest, Hungary and Eotvos University - Budapest, Hungary

Abstract:

Social control, Social behavior, Collective decision, Critical mass, Computer simulation, Video recording