“As Stephen Hawking says, this century is the century of complexity, and complexity and its associated technologies and theories of artificial life, agent-based models, self-organization and the science of networks will revolutionize the way science is done
"Complexity science is not a single theory. It is the study of complex adaptive systems - the patterns of relationships within them, how they are sustained, how they self-organize and how outcomes emerge. Within the science there are many theories and concepts. The science encompasses more than one theoretical framework.