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PLOS Complex Systems, a new, global Open Access journal bringing together impactful research that facilitates understanding of complex systems in all disciplines.

PLOS Complex Systems is a community-led, Open Access journal for leading research that transcends disciplines. From computer scientists to climate scientists, mathematicians to anthropologists, our journal is for all researchers who seek to understand problems through a lens of networks, nonlinear relationships, and the use of data, and computational analysis.

Amplify the impact of your work by connecting with others across disciplines and sharing your approaches. We’ll work alongside this community of leaders to shape how Open Science transforms the future of research communication in the field to facilitate a truly interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge that accelerates the pace of progress.
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Meet our Editor-in-Chief

Hocine Cherifi
Hocine Cherifi is a distinguished Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the National Polytechnic Institute in Grenoble in 1984. Prior to joining the University of Burgundy, he held faculty positions at Rouen University and Jean Monnet University in France as well as visiting positions at a number of prestigious institutions. His primary research interests lie in the fields of Computer Vision and Complex Networks.

Hocine has made significant contributions to his areas of expertise: as an author of over 250 scientific papers and conference proceedings; by assuming leadership roles in more than 20 international conference organizations, including positions such as General Chair and Program Chair; and having served on over 100 program committees. As an influential figure in his field, Hocine Cherifi founded the International Conference on Complex Networks & their Applications.

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PLOS Complex Systems | ISSN: 2837-8830 (online)