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Are complex networks and systems more stable than simpler ones?

(RMIT University) A large complex system or network that sustains multiple life forms -- such as the Great Barrier Reef off Australia's north coast -- would seem to be more likely to be stable to disturbances than a simple one.RMIT researcher, Professor Lewi Stone has published a paper in Nature Communications that shows complexity does hinder networks and systems. In his work, Stone has examined the celebrated 1970s theoretical work of Robert May.
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