Professor Jean-Pierre Nadal

Jean-Pierre Nadal is Director of Research at CNRS, working with both the Centre for Social Analysis and Mathematics (CAMS), EHESS, Paris, and the Statistical Physics Laboratory of Ecole Normale Supérieure (LPS ENS), Paris.

His current research interests include information processing in neural networks  (neural coding, signal processing, modelling memory), and complex systems in social science (econophysics, social cognition, linguistics).


In the context of GSD, he is more specifically interested in problems related to social behavior.





Viktoriya Semeshenko, Mirta B. Gordon and Jean-Pierre Nadal
Collective states in social systems with interacting learning agents
Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Volume 387, Issues 19-20, August 2008, Pages 4903-4916

Mirta B. Gordon, Jean-Pierre Nadal, Denis Phan and Viktoriya Semeshenko
Discrete Choices under Social Influence: Generic Properties
to appear in Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences (M3AS)

Y.P. Ma, S. Mignot, S. Gonçalves, J.-P. Nadal and M. B. Gordon
Cycles of cooperation and free-riding in social systems
working paper hal-00349642, January 2009.

L. Gauvin, J. Vannimenus and J.-P. Nadal
Phase diagram of a Schelling segregation model
working paper arXiv: 0903.4694, March 2009


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Global System Dynamics and Policies is a project funded by the Future & Emerging Technologies division of the European Commission. The project began in May 2008, and will continue until April 2010