Chen, C-C. Complex event types for agent-based simulations, 2009.


Vasconcelos, L. A., Cardoso, C. C., Sääksjärvi, M., Chen, C-C., Crilly, N. Inspiration and fixation: the influences of example designs and system properties in idea generation. Journal of Mechanical Design 139 (3), 2017.

Chen, C-C. and Crilly, N. Describing complex design practices with a cross-domain framework: learning from Synthetic Biology and Swarm Robotics. Research in Engineering Design, March, 2016.

Setty, Y., Chen, C-C., Sercier, M., Skoblov, N. Kalamatianos, D., Emmott, S. How neurons migrate: a dynamic in-silico model of neuronal migration in the developing cortex. BMC Systems Biology, 5:154, 2011 (Highly accessed)

Chen, C-C.and Hardoon, D. R. Learning from multi-level behaviours in agent-based simulation: A Systems Biology Application. In Journal of Simulation Special Issue: Agent-based Modelling: Theory and Applications, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009.

Chen, C-C., Nagl, S. B., Clack, C. D. Complexity and Emergence in engineering systems. In Complex Systems in Knowledge-based environments, Springer, 2009.

Chen, C-C., Nagl, S. B., Clack, C. D. A formalism for multi-level emergent behaviours in designed component-based systems and agent-based simulations. In From System Complexity to Emergent Properties, Springer Understanding Complex Systems series, Springer, 2008.

Chen, C-C., Nagl, S. B., Clack, C. S. Identifying multi-level emergent behaviours in agent-based simulations using Complex Event Type specifications. In Simulation Journal special issue: Recent Advances in Unified Modeling and Simulation Approaches, Sage Publishing, 2008.


Chen, C-C., Neroni, M. A. , Vasconcelos, L. A. and Crilly, N. The importance of leadership in design team problem-solving. In Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation, pp. 77-96. 2017.

Chen, C.-C. and Crilly, N. Towards a framework of design principles: Classifying System features, behaviours and types. Design Research Society Conference (DRS) 2014.

Chen, C-C. and Crilly, N. Modularity, redundancy and degeneracy: cross-domain perspectives on key design principles. 8th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, March 31-April 3 2014, IEEE 2014. (Honorable mention for Best Paper Award)

Chen, C-C. and Roth, C. {{Citation needed}}: The dynamics of referencing in Wikipedia. WikiSym’12 8th International Conference on Wikis and Open Collaboration, Linz, Austria, Aug 27-29, ACM 2012.

Cierpich, A., Chen, C-C., Paradowski, M. B. When do social interactions make a difference to second language acquisition? A field study of language-learner networks. Accepted for oral presentation. ECCS’12 (European Conference on Complex Systems), Brussels, Belgium.

Chen, C-C. and Roth, C. The role of (non-)conformism in rating platforms. IEEE SocialCom’11 International Conference on Social Computing, Boston, MA USA, Oct 9-11, IEEE 2011.

Chen, C-C. and Roth, C. Motivations and Constraints to Member Engagement in Flickr Groups. Quality in Socio-Techno Systems (QTESO) workshop at the IEEE Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Conference (SASO) 2010, Budapest, Hungary: 126-130. IEEE Publishing 2010.

Chen, C-C. A Multi-level study of free-loading in Dynamic Groups: The importance of initial network topology. 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCOS) 24-26 Nov, 2010, Thessaloniki, Greece: 16-23. IEEE Publishing 2010.

Chen, C-C. A Process interpretation of Agent-based simulation and its Epistemological implications. North American Computing and Philosophy Conference. (2008) Winner of the 2008 Goldberg Award for outstanding work in Philosophy and Computing.

Chen, C-C., Nagl, D. B., Clack, C. D. Hierarchy, Abstraction Levels and Emergent Behaviours in Agent-based simulations of Complex Biological Systems. The IET Conference on Synthetic Biology, Systems Biology and Bioinformatics (BioSysBio 2008). (2008)

Chen, C-C., Nagl, S. B., Clack, C. D. A method for validating and discovering associations between multi-level emergent behaviours in agent-based simulations. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Agent and Multi-Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications. Springer LNAI 4953. (2008)

Chen, C-C., Nagl, S. B., Clack, C. D. Multi-level behaviours in agent-based simulation: colonic crypt cell populations. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Complex Systems. (2008)

Chen, C-C., Nagl, S. B., Clack, C. D. A calculus for multi-level emergent behaviours in component-based systems and simulations. Proceedings of the satellite conference on Emergent Properties in Natural and Artificial Systems, part of the European Conference on Complex Systems 2007. (2007)

Chen, C-C., Nagl, S. B., Clack, C. D. Specifying, Detecting and Analysing Emergent Behaviours in Multi-Level Agent-Based Simulations. Proceedings of the Summer Simulation Conference 2007, Agent-Directed Simulation, SCS. (2007)

Chen, C-C., Nagl, S. B., Clack, C. D. Context Sensitivity in individual-based models. Systems Biology, Bioinformatics, Synthetic Biology Conference 2007. BMC Systems Biology 2007, 1, suppl. 1. (2007)