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Complexity-Based Estimation of Drug Toxicity

As the patents on many drugs, which have been launched in the 1990s, will soon expire, the pharmaceutical industry finds itself at a turning point in its evolution, particularly as far as research and development are concerned. As the pipelines of new products are shrinking, the exposure of many companies is increasing. This will surely…

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Measuring the Complexity of Sounds and Music

Have you ever wondered how complex a sound is? Our brain is fairly good at recognizing sounds or pieces of music, even from incomplete information. It is also able to hint if a sound or piece of music is simple or elaborate. However, because the brain is essentially an analogue device, it is not good…

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Systemic Resilience Analysis: Supercomputers Provide New Tools for Regulators, Investors and Governments

  In a world dominated by turbulence and interdependency, fragility and complexity are the main new factors which are impacting the global economy and driving financial performance. While the unprecedented challenges affecting the global economy are a source of both opportunities and threats, traditional analytics technology is insufficient when it comes to capturing new drivers…