Publications

Book



Econophysics: An Introduction
Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2010

Sitabhra Sinha, Arnab Chatterjee, Anirban Chakraborti and Bikas K. Chakrabarti

Journal Papers and Book Chapters

  • S. Sridhar and S. Sinha, "Response to sub-threshold stimulus is enhanced by spatially heterogeneous activity", Europhys. Lett. 92 (2010) 60006 (1-6). (reprint) (Earlier version in arxiv)
  • S. Sinha, "Are large complex economic systems unstable ?" Science and Culture (Special Issue on Econophysics) 76 (2010) 454-458. (Abstract and Paper)
  • A. Pumir, S. Sinha, S. Sridhar, M. Argentina, M. Horning, S. Filippi, C. Cherubini, S. Luther and V. Krinsky, "Wave-train-induced termination of weakly anchored vortices in excitable media", Phys. Rev. E 81 (2010) 010901 (R) (1-4). (reprint) (Earlier version in arxiv)
  • S. Dasgupta, R. K. Pan and S. Sinha, "Phase of Ising spins on modular networks analogous to social polarization", Phys. Rev. E 80 (2009) 025101(R) (1-4). (reprint) (Earlier version in arxiv)
  • S. Sinha, T. Jesan and N. Chatterjee, "Systems Biology: From the cell to the brain", Current Trends in Science: Platinum Jubilee Special (Ed. N Mukunda), Bangalore: Indian Academy of Sciences (2009) pp 199-205. (reprint) (Earlier version in arxiv)
  • S. Sinha, R. K. Pan, N. Yadav, M. Vahia and I. Mahadevan, "Network analysis reveals structure indicative of syntax in the corpus of undeciphered Indus civilization inscriptions", Proc. Workshop on Graph-based methods for Natural Language Processing, ACL-IJCNL 2009, Suntec, Singapore, pp 5-13. (reprint)
  • R. K. Pan and S. Sinha, "Modularity produces small-world networks with dynamical time-scale separation", Europhys. Lett. 85 (2009) 68006 (1-6). (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha, "From network structure to dynamics and back again: Relating dynamical stability and connection topology in biological complex systems", in Dynamics On and Of Complex Networks (Eds. N. Ganguly, A. Deutsch, and A. Mukherjee), Birkhauser (2009) pp 3-18. (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha and S. Sridhar, "Controlling Spiral Turbulence in Simulated Cardiac Tissue by Low-Amplitude Traveling Wave Stimulation", in Complex Dynamics in Physiological Systems: From Heart to Brain (Eds. S. K. Dana, P. K. Roy and J. Kurths), Springer (2009) pp 69-87.
  • T. K. Shajahan, S. Sinha and R. Pandit, "The Mathematical Modelling of Inhomogeneities in Ventricular Tissue", in Complex Dynamics in Physiological Systems: From Heart to Brain (Eds. S. K. Dana, P. K. Roy and J. Kurths), Springer (2009) pp 51-67.
  • S. Sridhar and S. Sinha, "Controlling spatiotemporal chaos in excitable media using an array of control points", Europhys. Lett. 81 (2008) 50002. (Abstract and Paper)
  • R. K. Pan and S. Sinha, "Modular networks with hierarchical organization: The dynamical implications of complex structure", Pramana: J. Phys. 71 (2008) 331-340. ( Abstract and Paper)
  • R. K. Pan and S. Sinha, "Inverse-cubic law of index fluctuation distribution in Indian markets", Physica A 387 (2008) 2055-2065. (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha and S. Sridhar, "Controlling Spatiotemporal Chaos and Spiral Turbulence in Excitable Media", in Handbook of Chaos Control, 2nd rev edition (Eds. E. Scholl and H. G. Schuster), Wiley-VCH (2008) pp 703-718. (A slightly altered version)
  • R. K. Pan and S. Sinha, "Modular networks emerge from multiconstraint optimization", Phys. Rev. E 76 (2007) 045103(R) (1-4). (Abstract and Paper)
  • R. K. Pan and S. Sinha, "Collective behavior of stock price movements in an emerging market", Phys. Rev. E 76 (2007) 046116 (1-9). (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha, J. Saramaki and K. Kaski, "Emergence of self-sustained patterns in small-world excitable media", Phys. Rev. E 76 (2007) 015101(R) (1-4). (Abstract and Paper)
  • N. Chatterjee and S. Sinha, "Understanding the Mind of a Worm: Hierarchical network structure underlying nervous system function in C. Elegans", Progress in Brain Research 168 (2007) 145-153. (Paper).
  • R. K. Pan and S. Sinha, "Self-organization of price fluctuation distribution in evolving markets", Europhys. Lett. 77 (2007) 58004 (1-5). (Abstract and Paper)
  • T. K. Shajahan, S. Sinha and R. Pandit, "Cardiac arrhythmias depend sensitively on inhomogeneities in ventricular tissue", Phys. Rev. E 75 (2007) 011929 (1-8). (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha and R. K. Pan, "Uncovering the Internal Structure of the Indian Financial Market: Large cross-correlation behavior in the NSE", in Econophysics of Markets and Business Networks (Eds. A. Chatterjee and B. K. Chakrabarti), Springer (2007) pp 3-19. (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha and N. Srivastava, "Is Inequality Inevitable in Society?: Income distribution as a consequence of resource flow in hierarchical organizations", in Econophysics of Markets and Business Networks (Eds. A. Chatterjee and B. K. Chakrabarti), Springer (2007) pp 215-226. (Reprint)
  • S. Sinha and S. Raghavendra, "Market Polarization in Presence of Individual Choice Volatility", in Advances in Artificial Economics (Ed. C. Bruun), Springer (2006) pp 177-190. (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha, "The Apparent Madness of Crowds: Irrational collective behavior emerging from interactions among rational agents", in Econophysics of Stock and Other Markets (Eds. A. Chatterjee and B. K. Chakrabarti), Springer (2006) pp 159-162. (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha and R. K. Pan, "The Power (Law) of Indian Markets: Analysing NSE and BSE trading statistics", in Econophysics of Stock and Other Markets (Eds. A. Chatterjee and B. K. Chakrabarti), Springer (2006) pp 24-34. (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha and S. Raghavendra, "Emergence of two-phase behavior in markets through interaction and learning in agents with bounded rationality", in Practical Fruits of Econophysics (Ed. H. Takayasu), Springer (2006) pp 200-204. (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha, "Phase Transitions in the Computational Complexity of `Elementary' Cellular Automata", in Unifying Themes in Complex Systems (Eds. A. A. Minai and Y. Bar-Yam), Springer (2006) pp 337-348. (Paper)
  • S. Sinha and S. Sinha, "Robust emergent activity in dynamical networks", Phys. Rev. E 74 (2006) 066117 (1-5). (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha, "Evidence for Power-law tail of the Wealth Distribution in India", Physica A 359 (2006) 555-562. (Abstract and Paper)
  • M. Brede and S. Sinha, "Assortative mixing by degree makes a network more unstable", submitted . (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha and R. K. Pan, "Blockbusters, Bombs and Sleepers: The income distribution of movies", in Econophysics of Wealth Distributions (Eds. A. Chatterjee, B. K. Chakrabarti and S. Yarlagadda), Springer (2005) pp 43-47. (Abstract and Paper)
  • This paper has been the subject of a news story in PhysicsWeb (May 6,2005): How to make a blockbuster
  • S. Sinha, "The Rich Are Different!: Pareto Law from asymmetric interactions in asset exchange models", in Econophysics of Wealth Distributions (Eds. A. Chatterjee, B. K. Chakrabarti and S. Yarlagadda), Springer (2005) pp 177-184. (Abstract and Paper)
  • T. K. Shajahan, S. Sinha and R. Pandit, "Spatiotemporal chaos and spiral turbulence in models of cardiac arrhythmias: an overview", Proc Indian Natl Sci Acad 71 A (2005) 47-57.
  • S. Sinha, "Complexity vs. stability in small-world networks", Physica A 346 (2005) 147-153. (Abstract and Paper)
  • J. Breuer and S. Sinha, "Controlling spatiotemporal chaos in excitable media by local biphasic stimulation", preprint (2004). (Abstract and Paper )
  • S. Sinha and J. Breuer, "Terminating ventricular tachycardia by pacing induced dynamical inhomogeneities in the reentry circuit", To appear in Proc. Int. Conf. Math. Biol. (IIT Kanpur, 2004). (Abstract and Paper )
  • S. Sinha and S. Sinha, "Evidence of universality for the May-Wigner stability theorem for random networks with local dynamics", Phys. Rev. E 71 (2005) 020902(R) (1-4). (Published version) (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha and S. Raghavendra, "Hollywood blockbusters and long-tailed distributions: An empirical study of the popularity of movies", Eur. Phys. J. B 42 (2004) 293-296. ( Abstract and Paper )
  • T. K. Shajahan, S. Sinha and R. Pandit, "Ventricular fibrillation in a simple excitable medium model of cardiac tissue", Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 17 (2003) 5645-5654.
  • S. Sinha, "Stochastic Maps, Wealth Distribution in Random Asset Exchange Models and the Marginal Utility of Relative Wealth", Phys. Scr. T 106 (2003) 59-64. (Abstract and Paper )
  • S. Sinha and D. J. Christini, "Termination of reentry in an inhomogeneous ring of model cardiac cells", Phys. Rev. E 66 (2002) 061903 (1-7). (Abstract and Paper )
  • S. Sinha, K. M. Stein and D. J. Christini, "Critical role of inhomogeneties in pacing termination of cardiac reentry", CHAOS 12 (2002) 893-902.
  • R. Pandit, A. Pande, S. Sinha and A. Sen, "Spiral turbulence and spatiotemporal chaos: Characterization and control in two excitable media", Physica A 306 (2002) 211-219.
  • S. Sinha and J. Basak, "Response of an excitatory-inhibitory neural network to external stimulation: An application to image segmentation", Phys. Rev. E 65 (2002) 046112 (1-6). ( Paper )
  • S. Sinha, A. Pande and R. Pandit, "Defibrillation via the elimination of spiral turbulence in a model for ventricular fibrillation", Phys. Rev. Lett. 86 (2001) 3678-3681. ( Published version). (Abstract and Paper)
  • S. Sinha, "Noise-free stochastic resonance in simple chaotic systems", Physica A 270 (1999) 204-214. ( Paper )
  • S. Sinha and B. K. Chakrabarti, "Dynamical Transitions in Network Models of Collective Computation", Current Science 77 (1999) 420-428.(Special Issue on Non-equilibrium Statistical Physics) (Paper)
  • A. Pande, S. Sinha and R. Pandit, "Spiral Turbulence: From the oxidation of CO on Pt(110) to Ventricular Fibrillation", J. IISc 79 (1999) 31-40. (Abstract and Paper )
  • S. Sinha, "Chaotic dynamics in iterated map neural networks with piecewise linear activation function", Fundamenta Informaticae 37 (1999) 31-50. (Abstract and Paper )
  • S. Sinha and B. K. Chakrabarti, "Deterministic stochastic resonance in a piecewise linear chaotic map", Phys. Rev. E 58 (1998) 8009-8012. (Paper )
  • S. Sinha, "Frustrated synchronization in competing drive-response coupled chaotic systems", LANL E-print ( Abstract and Paper ) (1998).
  • S. Sinha, "Chaos and synchronization in simple excitatory-inhibitory neural network models", Proceedings of Int. Conf. on Nonlinear Dynamics and Brain Functioning, IISc, Bangalore (1998) 54.
  • S. Sinha and S. Biswas, "Associative Memory for Gray-Level Images", Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conf. in Image Processing, Santa Barbara, (1997) 871-873.
  • S. Sinha, "Adaptive walks in fitness landscapes", Ind. J. Theo. Phys. 44 (1996) 63-73.
  • S. Sinha and S. Kar, "Competition among synchronizing chaotic systems: Implication for neural computation", in T. Yamakawa and G. Matsumoto (eds.) Methodologies for the conception, design and application of intelligent systems, Singapore: World Scientific, (1996) 700-703.
  • S. Sinha, "Chaos control in an oscillatory neural network model", J. IETE 42 (1996) 205-213.
  • S. Sinha, "Controlled transition from chaos to periodic oscillations in a neural network model", Physica A 224 (1996) 433-446. ( Paper ).
  • S. Sinha, "The evolution of adaptability: the artificial life approach", Ind. J. Phys. B 69 (1995) 625-640.
  • S. Sinha, "Influence of asymmetric initial configurations on the recall properties of the Hopfield net", J. Inst. Engg. (India) 74 (1993) 28-31.

Patents

  • R. Pandit, S. Sinha, A. Pande and A. Sen, "Defibrillation and spiral turbulence in a model for ventricular fibrillation", Indian Patent Number 199042 (date granted: 01/03/2006).