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Octavio Miramontes Vidal
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1. Research articles
2. Public Science articles
3. Books authored
4. Books edited
5. Book chapters
5. Reviews
6. Memories
7. General science publications
8. Essays

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Luis E. Miramontes: The Mexican who
 changed the world
The Pill - mexican invention
Most recent publications
como modelizar una pandemiaLuque B, et al..
Cómo modelizar una pandemia.
Investigación y Ciencia
(Mayo 2020)

Octavio Miramontes
Entendamos el COVID-19 en México
Preprint
Alfredo Marcos et al.
Biocomplejidad facetas y tendencias
CopIt-arXives (2019)
ISBN: 978-1-938128-21-9
O Miramontes & E Alvarez-Buylla (eds)
Cancer: a complex disease
CopIt-arXives (2018)

ISBN: 978-1-938128-15-8
Media
CopIt arXives: Libre acesso a libros en editorial virtual
Gaceta UNAM
(2014)

Especies distintas siguen patrones matemáticos
Entrevista en:
Gaceta UNAM
(2012)


Caminatas por la leña
Una Mirada a la Ciencia
DGDC-UNAM
(2012)

covid-19 en México


Research articles


42.
T Dannemann, D Boyer, O Miramontes
Lévy flight movements prevent extinctions and maximize population abundances in fragile Lotka–Volterra systems
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 (15), 3794-3799 (2018)
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41.
L Lacasa, B Luque, I Gómez, O Miramontes
On a dynamical approach to some prime number sequences
Entropy 20 (2), 131 (2018)
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40.
A Reynolds, E Ceccon, C Baldauf, TK Medeiros, O Miramontes
Lévy foraging patterns of rural humans
PLoS One 13 (6) (2018)
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39.
M Maya, O Miramontes, D Boyer
On salesmen and tourists: Two-step optimization in deterministic foragers
The European Physical Journal Special Topics 226 (3), 391-400 (2017)
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38.
O Miramontes
Divorcing physics from biology? Optimal foraging and Lévy flights
Physics of Life Reviews 14, 108 DOI: 10.1016/j.plrev.2015.07.004  (2015)
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37.
O Miramontes, O DeSouza , L Ribeiro Paiva, A Marins and S Orozco
Lévy flights and self-similar exploratory behaviour of termite workers: beyond model fitting
PLoS ONE
9(10): e111183  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111183 (2014)
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36.
O Miramontes, D Boyer, F Bartumeus.
The effects of spatially heterogeneous prey distributions on detection patterns in foraging seabirds
PLoS ONE 7(4) e34317. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034317
, (2012)
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35.
O Miramontes, O DeSouza, D Hernández and E Ceccon
Non-Lévy mobility patterns of Mexican Me'Phaa peasants searching for fuelwood
Human Ecology 40(2), 167-174, doi: 10.1007/s10745-012-9465-8, (2012)
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34. D Boyer, O Miramontes and H Larralde
Lévy-like behaviour in deterministic models of intelligent agents exploring heterogeneous environments
Journal of Physics A 42: 434015, 2009
Arxiv.org/: 0901.4037
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33. B Luque, O Miramontes, L Lacasa
Number theoretic example of scale-free topology inducing self-organized criticality

Physical Review Letters 101(15), 158702, 2008
ArXiv.org: 0809.2301

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32. L Lacasa, B Luque, O Miramontes
Phase transition and computational complexity in a prime number generator
New Journal of Physics 10, 023009, 2008 

ArXiv.org: 0712.3137
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31. E Ceccon, O Miramontes
Reversing deforestation? Bioenergy and society in two Brazilian models
Ecological Economics 67, Issue 2
: 311-317, 15 September 2008
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30. O Miramontes,  De Souza O
Individual basis for collective behaviour in the termite, Cornitermes cumulans

Journal of Insect Science 8:22, 2008 
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29. B Luque, L Lacasa, O Miramontes
Phase transition in a stochastic prime number generator
Phys. Rev. E 76, 010103(R) 2007 (Rapid Communication)
ArXiv.org: 0707.1990v1
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28. M. C. Santos, D. Boyer, O. Miramontes, G. M. Viswanathan, E. P. Raposo, J. L. Mateos, and M. G. E. da Luz
The origin of power-law distributions in deterministic walks: the influence of landscape geometry
Phys. Rev. E 75, 061114 2007.
ArXiv.org: 0705.4438v1

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27. D. Boyer, G. Ramos-Fernández, O. Miramontes, JL. Mateos, G. Cocho, H. Larralde, H. Ramos, F.Rojas
Scale-free foraging by primates emerges from their interaction with a complex environment
PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON SERIES B  273 (1595) JUL 2006.
arXiv.org: q-bio.PE/0601024
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26. Brunow GS, de Souza O, Miramontes O.
Commercial gouache as a dye for termites in laboratory assays.
BRAZILIAN ARCHIVES OF BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY 48 (4): 575-579 2005.
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25.
DeSouza O, Miramontes O.
Non-asymptotic trends in the social facilitated survival of termites (Isoptera).
SOCIOBIOLOGY 44 (3): 527-538 2004
arXiv.org: arXiv:physics/0307043
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24.
Boyer D, Miramontes O, Ramos-Fernandez G, et al.
Modeling the searching behavior of social monkeys.
PHYSICA A-STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS 342 (1-2): 329-335 OCT 15 2004
arXiv.org:
cond-mat/0311252
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23.
Rohani P, Miramontes O, Keeling MJ
The colour of noise in short ecological time series data
MATHEMATICAL MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY-A JOURNAL OF THE IMA 21 (1): 63-72 MAR 2004
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22.
Ramos-Fernandez G, Mateos JL, Miramontes O, et al.
Levy walk patterns in the foraging movements of spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi)
BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY 55 (3): 223-230 JAN 2004
arXiv.org:
physics/0301019
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21.
Luque B, Miramontes O
Small worlds, mazes and random walks
EUROPHYSICS LETTERS 63 (1): 8-13 JUL 2003
arXiv: cond-mat/0211383
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20.
Hickel ER, Hickel GR, de Souza OFF, Miramontes O
Population dynamics of oriental fruit moth in peach and plum orchards
PESQUISA AGROPECUARIA BRASILEIRA 38 (3): 325-337 MAR 2003
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19.
Boyer D, Miramontes O
Interface motion and pinning in small-world networks
PHYSICAL REVIEW E 67 (3): Art. No. 035102 Part 2 MAR 2003
(Rapid Communication)
arXiv.org: cond-mat/0210352
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18.
Miramontes O, Luque B
Dynamical small-world behavior in an epidemical model of mobile individuals
PHYSICA D-NONLINEAR PHENOMENA 168: 379-385 AUG 1 2002
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17.
Miramontes O, Rohani P
Estimating 1/f(alpha) scaling exponents from short time-series
PHYSICA D-NONLINEAR PHENOMENA 166 (3-4): 147-154 JUN 15 2002

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16.
Miramontes O, Sole RV, Goodwin BC
Neural networks as sources of chaotic motor activity in ants and how complexity develops at the social scale
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIFURCATION AND CHAOS 11 (6): 1655-1664 JUN 2001
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15.
DeSouza O, Miramontes O, Santos CA, et al.
Social facilitation affecting tolerance to poisoning in termites (Insecta, Isoptera)
INSECTES SOCIAUX 48 (1): 21-24 2001
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14.
Ceccon E, Miramontes O
Mechanisms and social actors in the deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon
Mecanismos y actores sociales en la deforestación de la amazonia brasileña
INTERCIENCIA 24 (2): 112 APR-MAY 1999
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13.
Miramontes O, Ceccon E
First-difference fluctuations and the complexity of simple population models exhibiting chaos
PHYSICA A-STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS 257 (1-4): 439-447 AUG 15 1998
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12.
Miramontes O, Rohani P
Intrinsically generated coloured noise in laboratory insect populations
PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON SERIES B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 265 (1398): 785-792 MAY 7 1998
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11.
Rohani P, Miramontes O
Chaos or quasiperiodicity in laboratory insect populations?
JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY 65 (6): 847-849 NOV 1996
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10.
Miramontes O, DeSouza O
The nonlinear dynamics of survival and social facilitation in termites
JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY 181 (4): 373-380 AUG 21 1996
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9.
Miramontes, O
Order-disorder transitions in the behavior of ant societies
COMPLEXITY 1: 56-60. (1995)
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8.
Hassell MP, Miramontes O, Rohani P, May RM
Appropriate formulations for dispersal in spatially structured models
JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY 64 (5): 662-664 SEP 1995
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7.
Rohani P, Miramontes O
Immigration and the Persistence of Chaos in Population Models

JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY 175 (2): 203-206 JUL 21 1995
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6.
Rohani P, Miramontes O
Host-Parasitoid Metapopulations: the Consequences of Parasitoid Aggregation on Spatial Dynamics and Searching Efficiency  
PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON SERIES B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 260 (1359): 335-342 JUN 22 1995
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5.
Sole RV, Miramontes O
Information at the edge of chaos in fluid neural networks
PHYSICA D 80 (1-2): 171-180 JAN 1 1995
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4. Rohani P., Miramontes O., Hassell M.P.
Quasiperiodicity and chaos in population models
Proceedings of the Royal Society - B 258 (1351), pp. 17-22.
(1994)
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3.
Solé, R., O. Miramontes and B.C. Goodwin
Oscillations and Chaos in the Dynamics of Ant Societies
J. THEOR BIOL 161:343
(1993)
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2.
Miramontes, O., R. Solé and B.C. Goodwin
Collective Behaviour of Random-Activated Mobile Cellular Automata
PHYSICA D 63: 145-160
(1993)
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1.
Miramontes, O
Wooging Mexico to Nuclear Power
THE BULLETIN OF THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS
45: 36-38 (1989)
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Science divulgation

13.
Miramontes O.
Física de la movilidad y de las búsquedas
CIENCIA Y DESARROLLO (Conacyt) Sep-Oct pp:52-57 (2014)
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12.
Miramontes O.
La Interdisciplina: pleitos de vecindad
Ludus Vitalis, vol. XIX, num. 36, pp 313-316. 2011
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11. Miramontes O.
Evolución, autoorganización y otros números del montón
Miscelánea Matemática 49 Septiembre 2009

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10. Miramontes O. Luque B.
Biología de sistemas, física y fenómenos colectivos
Revista TIP 10(2): 70-73 (UNAM) 2007

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9. Miramontes O.
¿Qué sistema operativo para la investigación científica?
Revista el Gluón (IF-UNAM) No. 9 Julio 2006: 2-3

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8. Miramontes O.
La batalla por el currículum único
Revista el Gluón (IF-UNAM) No. 5 Agosto 2005: 1

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7. Miramontes O.
Rap, bicicletas y Einstein
Revista el Gluón (UNAM) No. 2 Enero 2005: 2-3

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6. Miramontes O.
Sistemas Complejos: entre el orden y el desorden
CIENCIA Y DESARROLLO (Conacyt), México 55-57, 2005.
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5. Miramontes O.
Los sistemas complejos y la física de fenómenos sociales
Diario La Crónica 2005
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4. Miramontes O.
¿Física de fenómenos sociales?
Revista El Faro (UNAM), 7, 2005.
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3.
Miramontes O.
La ciencia en la cocina
Ensayo base para un artículo publicado en 2005 en el Diario Reforma
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2.
Miramontes O.
Orden y caos en la organización social de las hormigas
CIENCIAS 59:32-45
(2000)
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1. Gutiérres R. y Miramontes O.
El proyecto Jason
CIENCIAS
Enero-Marzo 1983: 40-45
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Books authored

O. Miramontes
"Sistemas Complejos"
CopIt arXives,  Trends in Science e-book, México (2014)
PROXIMAMENTE
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Miramontes, O
"
Complexity and Behaviour in Leptothorax Ants"
CopIt arXives, Trends in Science TS0001EN e-book, México (2007)
ISBN:  978-0-9831172-2-3
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Book chapters

MOST RECENT
O. Miramontes
and O. DeSouza
"Social evolution: new horizons"
In:  Benitez M., Miramontes O. and Valiente A. (Eds.)
Frontiers in Ecology, Evolution and Complexity, CopIt-arXives (2014)
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O. Miramontes
"Complejidad y Biología"
In:  Vasconcelos H. (Ed.) Grandes Retos para el Siglo XXI, UNAM (2014)
ISBN 978-607-02-5132-0
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O. Miramontes
"Evolución y Materia Compleja"
In: Miramontes O. y Volke K. (Eds). CopIt-arXives (2013)
Fronteras de la Física en el Siglo XXI.
ISBN 978-1-938128-03-5

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O. Miramontes
"Orden y Caos en la organización social de la hormigas"
In: Carrillo C. (Ed.)
Siglo XXI Editores (2012)
Matemáticas: la gramática de la naturaleza.
ISBN 9786070304477
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O. Miramontes
"Redes Complejas en Sistemas Biológicos"
Introducción a la física biológica III.
García-Colín Sherer et al (Cords). El Colegio Nacional (2010)
ISBN 978-607-7630-77-7

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L. Lacasa, B. Luque and O. Miramontes
"Complex Systems, numbers and Number Theory"
In: Heinz Georg Schuster (Editor)
Reviews of Nonlinear Dynamics and Complexity, Vol 3 Wiley-Berlin, (2010)  ISBN: 978-3-527-40945-7
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Miramontes, O
"Redes y organizaciones de salud pública: un nuevo paradigma"
In: Mansilla R., E. Ruelas
y J. Rosado (editores) Las Ciencias de la complejidad y la innovación médica: Ensayos y modelos,
Grama Editora, México (2006)  ISBN 968-719-107-4
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Miramontes, O
"Contribución de la física de los sistemas complejos al estudio de fenómenos sociales"
In: Mansilla R. y E. Ruelas (editores) Las Ciencias de la complejidad y la innovación médica.
 UNAM-Plaza y Valdez, México (2005)
ISBN: 970-722-437-1
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Miramontes, O
"Los sistemas complejos como instrumentos de conocimiento y transformación del mundo".
In Ramírez, S. (editor), Perspectivas sobre la teoría de sistemas. Centro de Investigaciones Interdisciplinarias en Ciencias y Humanidades,
UNAM-Siglo XXI, México
(1999)
ISBN: 968-23-2180-8
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R. Solé, O. Miramontes and B.C. Goodwin
"Emergent Behaviour in Insect Societies: Global Oscillations, Chaos and Computation".
In: Haken, H. and A. Mikhailov (eds), Interdisciplinary Approaches to Nonlinear Complex Systems.
Springer-Verlag, Berlin
(1993) ISBN: 9780387568348
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Miramontes O.
El plan de Emergencia de Laguna Verde: dos estudios críticos
(Nadal A, Miramontes O). El Colegio de México, México
(1989) ISBN: 978-9681204181
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Books Edited
As editor in chief of CopIt-arXives and EditoraC3 I have edited docens of books and compiled these below:


Benitez M., Miramontes O. and Valiente A. (Eds.)
Frontiers in Ecology, Evolution and Complexity
CopIt-arXives (2014)
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Vizcaya E., Pacheco L. and Miramontes O.  (Eds)
Ciencia y Sociedad: pinceladas
CopIt-arXives (2013)
ISBN: 978-1-938128-04-2
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Miramontes O. y Volke K. (Eds)
Fronteras de la Física en el Siglo XXI.
CopIt-arXives (2013)
ISBN 978-1-938128-03-5

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Reviews

4.
Cetto, A. and Miramontes, O
"Noble dreams never die".
Notes and Records of the Royal Society (2013), pp 1-2
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3. Miramontes, O
"Complex Systems in Biomedicine".
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 
(2007)
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2.
Miramontes, O
"Complex Systems".
Book Review, Ecoscience 8(2): 268
(2001)
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1.
Miramontes, O
"Fractals in Biology and Medicine".
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 61, 1999, 23-24
(1999)
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Memories

10.
Miramontes , De Souza O, Orozco S.
Dynamics of walking in confined termites
WORKSHOP ON ANIMAL MOVEMENT AND SEARCH STRATEGIES: FROM EMPIRICAL DATA TO MODELLING
University of Bristol, 23rd - 25th July 2009
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9.
Boyer D., Miramontes O, Ramos-Fernandez, G., Scale-free foraging patterns and fractal prey distributions: evidence from wandering albatrosses.
WORKSHOP ON ANIMAL MOVEMENT AND SEARCH STRATEGIES: FROM EMPIRICAL DATA TO MODELLING
University of Bristol, 23rd - 25th July 2009
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8. Miramontes O, Boyer D, Ramos-Fernandez G
"Complexity of foraging in Primates"
EcoSummit 2007, Beijing, China
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7. M.C. Santos, D. Boyer , O. Miramontes, G.M. Viswanathan, E.P. Raposo,  J.L. Mateos and M.G.E. Da Luz
"The origin of power-law distributions in deterministic walks: the influence of the space geometry"
Abstract Book of the XXIII IUPAP International Conference on Statistical Physics, 2007.
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6.
Boyer D., Ramos-Fernandez, G., Miramontes O., Mateos JL, Cocho G. ,  Larralde, H.
"Spontaneous emergence of groups in Levy-like foraging primates".
 Stochasticity and Nonlinearity in Three Continents, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 30 - April 1, 2005
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5.
Boyer D,  Miramontes O.
"Slow dynamics in networks".
The  Center for Nonlinear Studies at  Los Alamos National Laboratory, 23rd Annual Conference on Networks: Structure, Dynamics and  Function
May 12 - 16, 2003,  Hotel La Fonda, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
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4.
luque y miramontes small world laberintos
3. D Boyer, G Ramos-Fernández, O Miramontes, JL Mateos, G Cocho, H Larralde.
"The Knowledgeable Hungry Walker model: a description of primate foraging behavior"
APS March Meeting 2004
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2.
Boyer D., Ramos-Fernandez, G., Miramontes O., Mateos JL, Cocho G. ,  Larralde, H. & Ramos H.
"Deterministic walks for animal foraging". 
Workshop memories  "Transport and Self-Organization in Complex Systems" en Porto Alegre, Brasil (2004).
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1.
Miramontes, O., R. Solé and  B.C. Goodwin.
"Antichaos in Ants: The Excitability Metaphor at Two Hierarchical Levels".
In:  Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Artificial Life, Brussels, Belgium.
(1993)
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Other science publications

8.
O DeSouza, E Tuci, O Miramontes
Fruitful symbioses between termites and computers
arXiv preprint arXiv:1608.05367 (2016)

7. D. Boyer, O. Miramontes, G. Ramos-Fernández 
Evidence for Levy flights stands
ArXiv.org: arXiv:0802.1762v1 2008

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6.
DeSousa, O &  Miramontes O
Unexpected trends in termite survival
arXiv.org physics/0307043
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5. Miramontes O. y G. Cocho
Dinámica de la materia compleja viva
In: "La visión molecular de la vida". X Escuela de Verano en Física. UNAM julio 15-agosto 3 2002.
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4. Rohani P, Miramontes O & Ruxton GD
Optimality at the Edge of Chaos
Comentario no publicado (1999)
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3. Miramontes O
Complexity and Social Behaviour

Imperial College London, UK (1995)

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2. Miramontes O
Complexity and Ecology
Imperial College London, UK (1995)

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1. Miramontes O
Algunos aspectos de la teoría de autómatas celulares y sus aplicaciones en biofisica
Revista del Seminario de Enseñanza y Titulación. Año V Num. 35. Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM, Mexico (1989)
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Essays

4. Miramontes O
"Las complejidades: a propósito de Las nuevas ciencias: de la política a la academia"
2008
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3.
Miramontes O
"Reflexiones en torno a los procedimientos y normas para las elecciones electrónicas vía Internet en la UNAM"
Documento presentado a consideración del Consejo Universitario, 2005
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2. Miramontes O
"La pildora anticonceptiva, la UNAM y la mayor contribución de la ciencia mexicana de todos los tiempos"
Ensayo para la recopilación "Casos exitosos de la Ciencia en México" de la Académia Mexicana de Ciencias, 2004
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1. Miramontes O
"Las consecuencias de un accidente radiológico en Laguna Verde"
Boletin Editorial. El Colegio de México 1989.
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