Peerreviewed articles and preprints
[50] 
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 .

[49] 
M. Gerlach, T. P. Peixoto, and E. G. Altmann A network approach to topic models,
Sci. Adv. 4, eaaq1360 (2018) or
[arXiv:1708.01677] .
Project Webpage with code: TopSBM.
Media Coverage: TechXplore .

[48] 
D. Tapias, D. P. Sanders, and E. G. Altmann
"Monte Carlo sampling in diffusive dynamical systems",
Chaos 28, 053113 (2018) or
[arXiv:1804.06698] .
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,
Royal Society Open Science 5, 171545 (2018) or [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. FontClos, and E. G. Altmann,
"On the similarity of symbolfrequency distributions with heavy tails",
Phys. Rev. X 6, 021009 (2016) or
[arXiv:1510.00277].
Media Coverage:
Physics Today: "Finetuning our view of how
language changes" .
APSFocus: 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 motifconstrained ensembles of networks" ,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 188701
(2015) or
[arXiv:1507.08696] .
Code: GitHub .

[37] 
G. Knight, G. Cristadoro, and E. G. Altmann
" Temporalvarying 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 Scurves of language
change",
J. R. Soc. Interface 11, 20141044 (2014) or
[aXiv:1406.4498].
Data and code: github
Media Coverage: Spiegel Online , Swiss Radio SRF4News

[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, 869918 (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 informationtheoretic 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 longrange correlations in texts",
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109, 11582 (2012) or
[arXiv:1207.0658].
Media coverage: In search of the key word
(MaxPlanck 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,
"Noiseenhanced 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,
"NonHamiltonian dynamics in optical microcavities resulting from waveinspired 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 nonHamiltonian 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, longterm 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.), WileyVCH, 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 UniWuppertal 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 fattailed 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 fattailed 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, cosupervised with Joao V. P. Lopes, Master (2012)
"Stochastic perturbations in chaotic billiards",
Faculdxade de Ciencias, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
[PDF]

