E. G. Altmann's list of publications

Peer-reviewed articles and pre-prints

[49] G. Cristadoro, M. Degli Esposti, and E. G. Altmann
The common origin of symmetry and structure in genetic sequences,
[arXiv:1710.02348] or [bioRxiv:199323].
Data and Code: Zenodo .
[48] M. Gerlach, T. P. Peixoto, and E. G. Altmann
A network approach to topic models,
[arXiv:1708.01677] .
Code: GitHub .
[47] L. Dias, M. Gerlach, J. Scharloth, and E. G. Altmann
Using text analysis to quantify the similarity and evolution of scientific disciplines,
[arXiv:1706.08671] .
[46] S. Gupta, J. C. Leitao, and E. G. Altmann
"Efficient computation of statistical properties of coupled oscillators",
Phys. Rev. E 96, 012201 (2017) or [arXiv:1705.01068].
[45] J. C. Leitao, J. M. Viana Parente Lopes, and E. G. Altmann
"Importance Sampling of Rare Events in Chaotic Systems",
Eur. Phys. J. B 90: 181 Colloquium (2017) or [arXiv:1701.062653].
Code: GitHub .
[44] J. M. Miotto, H. Kantz, E. G. Altmann,
"Stochastic dynamics and the predictability of big hits in online videos",
Phys. Rev. E 95, 032311 (2017) or [arXiv:1609.06399] .
[43] E. G. Altmann, L. Dias, M. Gerlach
Generalized Entropies and the Similarity of Texts ,
J. Stat. Mech. 014002 (2017) or [arXiv:1611.03596] .
[42] M. Sala, J. C. Leitao, E. G. Altmann,
"Finding chaotic saddles in high dimensions",
Chaos 26, 123124 (2016) or [arXiv:1610.05450] .
[41] J. Sienkiewicz and E. G. Altmann,
" Impact of lexical and sentiment factors on the popularity of scientific papers",
Royal Society Open Science 3, 160140 (2016) or [arXiv:1605.07465]
Media Coverage:
The Scientist: Shorter Titles Not Always Better for Citations
[40] J. C. Leitao, J.M. Miotto, M. Gerlach, and E. G. Altmann,
"Is this scaling nonlinear?",
Royal Society Open Science 3, 150649 (2016) or [arXiv:1604.02872]
Data and code: https://github.com/edugalt/scaling/ .
[39] M. Gerlach, F. Font-Clos, and E. G. Altmann,
"On the similarity of symbol-frequency distributions with heavy tails",
Phys. Rev. X 6, 021009 (2016) or [arXiv:1510.00277].
Media Coverage:
Physics Today: "Fine-tuning our view of how language changes" .
APS-Focus: How to Compare Books or Genomes .
Ria Novotny: Mathematicians have a new look at changing languages
[38] R. Fischer, J. C. Leitao, T. P. Peixoto, and E. G. Altmann
" Sampling motif-constrained ensembles of networks" ,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 188701 (2015) or [arXiv:1507.08696] .
Code: GitHub .
[37] G. Knight, G. Cristadoro, and E. G. Altmann
" Temporal-varying failures of nodes in networks" ,
Phys. Rev. E 92, 022810 (2015) or [arXiv:1507.01716] .
[36] R. M. da Silva, C. Manchein, M. W. Beims, and E. G. Altmann
"Characterizing weak chaos using time series of Lyapunov exponents" ,
Phys. Rev. E 91, 062907 (2015) or [arXiv:1506.04277] .
[35] E. G. Altmann, J. S. E. Portela, and Tamas Tel
"Chaotic explosions" ,
Europhys. Lett. 109, 30003 (2015) or [arXiv:1501.05443] .
Editors' Choice in EPL.
[34] M. Schonwetter and E. G. Altmann
"Quantum signatures of classical multifractal measures",
Phys. Rev. E 91, 012919 (2015) or [arXiv:1501.00889] .
[33] J. C. Leitao, J. M. Viana Parente Lopes, and E. G. Altmann
"Efficiency of Monte Carlo Sampling in Chaotic Systems",
Phys. Rev. E. 90, 052916 (2014) or [arXiv:1407.5343].
[32] F. Ghanbarnejad, M. Gerlach, J. M. Miotto, and E. G. Altmann,
"Extracting information from S-curves of language change",
J. R. Soc. Interface 11, 20141044 (2014) or [aXiv:1406.4498].
Data and code: m9.figshare.1172265
Media Coverage: Spiegel Online , Swiss Radio SRF4-News
[31] M. Gerlach and E. G. Altmann,
"Scaling laws and fluctuations in the statistics of word frequencies",
New J. Physics 15, 113010 (2014) or [aXiv:1406.4441].
[30] J. M. Miotto and E. G. Altmann,
"Predictability of extreme events in social media" ,
PLOS ONE 9, e111506 (2014) or [aXiv:1403.3616].
Data and code: m9.figshare.1172265
[29] E. G. Altmann, J. S. E. Portela, and Tamas Tel
"Chaotic systems with absorption" ,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 144101 (2013) or [arXiv:1308.3081].
Editors' Suggestions in PRL.
[28] J. C. Leitao, J. M. Viana Parente Lopes, E. G. Altmann
"Monte Carlo Sampling in Fractal Landscapes",
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 220601 (2013) or [arXiv:1302.4672].
[27] O. Chepizhko, E. G. Altmann, F. Peruani,
"Optimal noise maximizes collective motion in heterogeneous media"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 238101 (2013) or [arXiv:1305.5707].
[26] E. G. Altmann, J. S. E. Portela, and Tamas Tel
"Leaking Chaotic Systems" ,
Rev. Mod. Phys. 85, 869-918 (2013) or [arXiv:1208.0254].
[25] M. Gerlach and E. G. Altmann,
"Stochastic model for the vocabulary growth in natural languages",
Phys. Rev. X 3, 021006 (2013) or [aXiv:1212.1362].
[24] D. R. Amancio, E. G. Altmann, D. Rybski, O. N. Oliveira Jr., L. da Fontoura Costa
"Probing the statistical properties of unknown texts: application to the Voynich Manuscript" ,
PLoS ONE 8, e67310 (2013) or [arXiv:1303.0347] .
Media coverage: (in Portuguese) Revista FAPESP
[23] T. Bodai, E. G. Altmann, and A. Endler
"Stochastic perturbations in open chaotic systems: random versus noisy maps",
Phys. Rev. E 87, 042902 (2013) or [arXiv:1211.0698] .
[22] E. G. Altmann, Z. L. Whichard, and A. E. Motter,
"Identifying trends in word frequency dynamics",
J. Stat. Phys. 151, p. 277 (2013) or [arXiv:1202.3892] .
[21] O. Georgiou, C. P. Dettmann, and E. G. Altmann,
"Faster than expected escape for a class of fully chaotic maps",
Chaos 22, 043115 (2012) or [arXiv:1207.7000].
[20] R. Dickman, N. R. Moloney, and E. G. Altmann,
"Analysis of an information-theoretic model for communication",
J. Stat. Mech. P12022 (2012) or [arXiv:1207.0238].
[19] E. G. Altmann, G. Cristadoro, and M. Degli Esposti,
"On the origin of long-range correlations in texts",
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109, 11582 (2012) or [arXiv:1207.0658].
Media coverage: In search of the key word (Max-Planck Society, english/german) and I romanzi nel mirino della matematica (Ansa.it, italian)
[18] E. G. Altmann, J. C. Leitao, and J. Viana Lopes,
"Effect of noise in open chaotic billiards"
Chaos 22, 026114 (2012) or [arXiv:1203.1791].
[17] D. R. Amancio, E. G. Altmann, O. N. Oliveira Jr, and L. da Fontoura Costa,
" Comparing intermittency and network measurements of words and their dependence on authorship "
New J. Phys. 13, 123024 (2011) or [arXiv:1112.6045].
[16] E. G. Altmann, J. B. Pierrehumbert, and A. E. Motter,
"Niche as a determinant of word fate in online groups"
PLoS ONE 6, e19009 (2011) or [arXiv:1009.3321].
Media coverage: (in portuguese) A vida das palavras, Revista FAPESP and Disseminação e longevidade das palavras, Ciência Hoje Jan/Fev. 2012 .
[15] E. G. Altmann and A. Endler,
"Noise-enhanced trapping in chaotic scattering"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 255102 (2010) or [arXiv:1008.3935].
[14] E. G. Altmann, J. B. Pierrehumbert, and A. E. Motter,
"Beyond word frequency: Bursts, lulls, and scaling in the temporal distributions of words ",
PLoS ONE 4 (11)  e7678 (2009) or [arXiv:0901.2349].
[13] E. G. Altmann and T. Tel,
" Poincare recurrences and transient chaos in systems with leaks ",
Phys. Rev. E 79, 016204 (2009) or [nlin.CD/0808.3785].
[12] E. G. Altmann,
"Emission from dielectric cavities in terms of invariant sets of the chaotic ray dynamics",
Phys. Rev. A 79, 013830 (2009) or [arXiv:0805.2190].
Figure selected to the Phys. Rev. A Kaleidoscope.
[11] E. G. Altmann, G. Del Magno, and M. Hentschel,
"
Non-Hamiltonian dynamics in optical microcavities resulting from wave-inspired corrections to geometric optics",
Europhys. Lett. 84, 10008 (2008) or [arXiv:0805.4555].
[10] E. G. Altmann and T. Tel,
"Poincare recurrences from the perspective of transient chaos ",
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 174101 (2008) or [nlin.CD/0712.0532].
[9] E. G. Altmann, T. Friedrich, A. E. Motter, H. Kantz, and A. Richter,
"Prevalence of marginally unstable periodic orbits in chaotic billiards",
Phys. Rev. E 77, 016205 (2008) or [nlin.CD/0711.4585].
[8] E. G. Altmann and H. Kantz,
"Hypothesis of strong chaos and anomalous diffusion in coupled symplectic maps",
Europhys. Lett. 78, 10008 (2007) or [nlin.CD/0609046].
[7] S. Hallerberg, E. G. Altmann, D. Holstein, and H. Kantz
"Precursors of extreme increments"
Phys. Rev. E 75, 016706 (2007) or [physics/0604167] .
[6] E. G. Altmann, G. Cristadoro, and D. Pazo,
"Nontwist non-Hamiltonian systems"
Phys. Rev. E 73 056201 (2006) or [nlin.CD/0602014] .
[5] E. G. Altmann, A. E. Motter, and H. Kantz,
"Stickiness in Hamiltonian systems: from sharply divided to hierarchical phase space"
Phys. Rev. E 73, 026207 (2006) or [nlin.CD/0601008] .
[4] E. G. Altmann, S. Hallerberg, and H. Kantz,
"Reactions to extreme events: moving threshold model"
Physica A 364 p. 435 (2006) or [physics/0508170].
[3] E. G. Altmann and H. Kantz,
"Recurrence time analysis, long-term correlation, and extreme events",
Phys. Rev. E 71, 056106 (2005) or [physics/0503056].
[2] E. G. Altmann, A. E. Motter, and H. Kantz,
"Stickiness in mushroom billiards"
Chaos 15, 033105 (2005) or [nlin.CD/0502058].
[1] E. G. Altmann, E. C. da Silva, and I. L. Caldas,
"Recurrence Time Statistics for Finite Size Intervals",
Chaos 14 p. 975 (2004) or [nlin.CD/0304027].

Further Publications:

[G] M. Degli Esposti, E. G. Altmann, F. Pachet (Editors),
"Creativity and Universality in Language,"
Lecture Notes in Morphogenesis (Springer) (2016)
[F] E. G. Altmann and M. Gerlach,
"Statistical laws in linguistics",
chapter in the book Creativity and Universality in Language , M. Degli Esposti, E. G. Altmann, F. Pachet (Eds)., Lecture Notes in Morphogenesis (Springer) or [arXiv:1502.03296] (2016)
[E] E. G. Altmann ,
Transient chaos in physical systems
Habilitation Thesis presented to the Faculty of Science and Mathematics at the Technical University Dresden, text available at SLUB - Dresden and at the Library of the MPIPKS, Dresden .
[D] E. G. Altmann and H. Kantz,
"Anomalous transport in Hamiltonian systems " ,
chapter in the book "Anomalous Transport: Foundations and Applications" R. Klages, G. Radons, and I. M. Sokolov (Eds.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim (2008) [preview in Google Books] or [write me for full text].
[C] E. G. Altmann,
"Intermittent chaos in Hamiltonian Dynamical Systems" ,
Ph.D. Thesis presented to the Bergische Universitaet Wuppertal (Germany), produced at the MPIPKS under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Holger Kantz [link at the Uni-Wuppertal library  or pdf].
[B] H. Kantz, E. G. Altmann, S. Hallerberg, D. Holstein, A. Riegert,
"Dynamical interpretation of extreme events: predictability and predictions",
Chapter in the book Extreme Events in Nature and Society Albeverio, Sergio; Jentsch, Volker; Kantz, Holger (Eds.), Springer Verlag (2006) [Download from Springer Webpage], [preview in Google Books] or [write me for full version].
[A] E. G. Altmann,
"Return Time in Dynamical Systems",
Master dissertation presented to the Physics Institute of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, supervised by Prof. Ibere Caldas [link at the USP library, full text in Portuguese].

Thesis Supervised:

Ph.D.

[iv] Jorge C. Leitao, 2016
Importance Sampling of Rare Events in Chaotic Systems,
Physics Institute, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, TU Dresden, Germany [LINK]
[iii] Moritz Schoenwetter, 2016
Fractal Dimensions in Classical and Quantum Mechanical Open Chaotic Systems,
Physics Institute, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, TU Dresden, Germany [LINK]
[ii] Jose M. Miotto, 2016
Modeling and predicting time series of social activities with fat-tailed distributions,
Physics Institute, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, TU Dresden, Germany [LINK]
[i] Martin Gerlach, 2016
Universality and variability in the statistics of data with fat-tailed distributions: the case of word frequencies in natural languages,
Physics Institute, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, TU Dresden, Germany [LINK]

Master/Diplom

[ii] Rico Fischer, Diplomarbeit (2015) Sampling complex networks,
Physics Institute, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, TU Dresden, Germany
[i] Jorge C. Leitao (co-supervised with J. P. Viana)
"Stochastic perturbations in chaotic billiards",
Facultade de Ciencias, Universidade do Porto, Portugal [PDF]