G.FERRANTI, A.GRECO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, A.SCIBILIA (2024) Seismic Vulnerability Assessment at Urban Scale by Means of Machine Learning Techniques Buildings 14(2), 309


M.CONSOLI AND A.PLUCHINO (2024) Michelson-Morley Experiments: at the crossroads of Relativity, Cosmology and Quantum Physics. Int. Journal of Modern Physics A, doi.org/10.1142/S0217751X2330017X


C.ZAPPALA', S.SOUSA, T.CUNHA, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, R.SINATRA (2024) Early Career Wins and Tournament Prestige Characterize Tennis Players' Trajectories. EPJ Data Science 13, 32. doi.org/10.1140/epjds/s13688-024-00472-3


A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, R.ZANOLA (2024) Simulating the Emergence of Superstar Firms: the role of Luck vs. Talent.  Physica A 644, 129848.


N.LETTIERI and A.PLUCHINO (2024) Editorial: Hammer or telescope? Challenges and opportunities of science-oriented AI in legal and sociolegal research Front. Artif. Intell. 7:1333219. doi: 10.3389/frai.2024.1333219


A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2024) Efficient random strategies for taming complex socio-economic systems in "From computational logic to computational biology" Essays dedicated to Alfredo Ferro to celebrate his scientific career. Springer   


V.PECORINO, T.DI MATTEO, M.MILAZZO, L.PASOTTI, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA. Evidence of climate change in Sicily by means of rainfall data analysis UNDER REVIEW


L.MAZZARINO, A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO. Trading Strategies and Financial Performances: a simulation approach UNDER REVIEW 


M.LEDDA, A.PLUCHINO, M.RAGUSA. Colorectal Cancer as a Model for Biological Evolution. UNDER REVIEW


M.LEDDA, A.PLUCHINO, M.RAGUSA. Unravelling Evolutionary Dynamics: Insights from In Silico Experiments on selective mechanisms in controlled environments. UNDER REVIEW


D.WATSON, F.PATAT, A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA. Science funders must follow the data. UNDER REVIEW.


L.MAZZARINO, A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO. Financial Markets and Individual Attitudes: The Stick-Balancing Model UNDER REVIEW   


V.PECORINO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA. Tsallis q-statistics fingerprints in precipitation data across Sicily UNDER REVIEW- Preprint version on Preprints.org


F.CERTO,..., G.FERRANTI, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, G.BARBAGALLO. Is FLAIRectomy directly correlated with prolonged survival in glioblastoma? A prospective national multicenter study on correlation between extent of tumor resection and clinical outcome. UNDER REVIEW




A.E.BIONDO, L.MAZZARINO, A.PLUCHINO (2023) Noise and financial stylized facts: a stick balancing approach. Entropy, 25(4) 557  


G.CALABRO', M.LE PIRA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO (2023) A simulation-optimization approach to solve the first and last mile of mass rapid transit via feeder services. Transportation Research Procedia, Open Access Volume 69, Pages 767 - 774


A.RODRIGUEZ, A.PLUCHINO, U.TIRNAKLI, A.RAPISARDA AND C.TSALLIS (2023) Non-extensive footprints in dissipative and conservative dynamical systems. Symmetry 15(2), 444 - https://doi.org/10.3390/sym15020444 - Published in the Special Issue "Hamiltonian and Overdamped Complex Systems, Symmetry of Phase-Space Occupancy" 


S.VINCIGUERRA, A.GRECO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.TSALLIS (2023) Acoustic Emissions in Rock Deformation and Failure: new insights from q-statistical analysis. Entropy, 25(4), 701. Preprints 2023, 2023030462. https://doi.org/10.20944/preprints202303.0462.v1.


E.FISCHER, G.BARRECA, A.GRECO, F.MARTINICO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2023) Seismic risk assessment of a large metropolitan area by means of simulated earthquakes. Natural Hazards, 118(1), pp. 117-153. Researchsquare preprint doi: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-1603198/v1


A.GRECO, F.CANNIZZARO, R.BRUNO, A.PLUCHINO (2023) A nested genetic algorithm strategy for the optimal plastic design of frames. Computational Optimization and Applications, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10589-023-00523-x. arXiv:2009.02111 [cs.CE]


C.ZAPPALA', A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, A.E.BIONDO (2023) The Paradox of Talent: how Chance affects Success in Tennis Tournaments. Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Vol.176, 114088 - arXiv:2311.06268 [physics.soc-ph]




A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, R.ZANOLA (2022) The Sound of Silence: Minorities, Abstention and Democracy.  Entropy 24(1), 56      


R.CORSINI, A.COSTA, S.FICHERA, A.PLUCHINO (2022) A Configurable Computer Simulation Model for Reducing Patient's Waiting Time in Oncology Departments.  Health Systems, doi: 10.1080/20476965.2022.2030655 - arXiv:2010.15922 [cs.CY]


A.GRECO, I.FIORE, A.PLUCHINO (2022) On damage identification in planar frames of arbitrary size. Shock and Vibration, Article ID 4736992 - doi.org/10.1155/2022/4736992


A.E.BIONDO, G.BROSIO, A.PLUCHINO, R.ZANOLA (2022) Authoritarianism vs. democracy: Simulating responses to disease outbreaks. Physica A 594 126991. arXiv:2009.08394 [physics.soc-ph]


M.FAZIO, A.PLUCHINO, G.INTURRI, M.LE PIRA, N.GIUFFRIDA, M.IGNACCOLO (2022)  Exploring the impact of mobility restrictions on the COVID-19 spreading through an Agent-Based approach. Journal of Transport & Health, 25 101373 [physics.soc-ph] arXiv:2102.08226


C.ZAPPALA', A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, A.E.BIONDO, P.SOBKOWICZ (2022) On The Role of Chance in Fencing Tournaments: an Agent-Based Approach . PLoS ONE, 17(5): e0267541


A.E.BIONDO, G.BURGIO, A.PLUCHINO, D.PUGLISI (2022) Taxation and Evasion: a Dynamic Model. Journal of Evolutionary Economics. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00191-022-00776-5  - arXiv:2010.11589 [physics.soc-ph]


L.DI MAURO, A.PLUCHINO, E.CONTI, C.MULDER (2022) Ecological validation of soil food-web robustness for managed grasslands. Ecological Indicators 141, 109079  -  arXiv:2005.13414 [q-bio.PE]


E.FISCHER, A.GRECO, A.E.BIONDO, F.MARTINICO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2022) Objective and perceived risk in seismic vulnerability assessment at urban scale. Sustainability, 14(15) 9380. Preprint.org: doi: 10.20944/preprints202207.0202.v1


M.CONSOLI, A.PLUCHINO, P.ZIZZI (2022) Quantum Non-Locality and CMB: what Experiments say. Universe 8(9), 481. Preprint.org: doi: 10.20944/preprints202207.0114.v1 - arXiv:2209.06858 [physics.gen-ph]


M.FAZIO, A.PLUCHINO, G.INTURRI, M.LE PIRA, N.GIUFFRIDA, M.IGNACCOLO (2022)  Simulating pandemic emergency scenarios considering mobility patterns through an agent-based model. AMPM 2021 - Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Agent-Based Modeling and Policy-Making, Volume 3182. ISSN: 16130073


T.SCAGLIARINI, G.PAPPALARDO, A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, S.STRAMAGLIA (2022) Pairwise and high order dependencies in the cryptocurrency trading network. Nature Scientific Reports 12, 18483. arXiv:2207.04004 [q-fin.TR]


R.CORSINI, A.COSTA, S.FICHERA, A.PLUCHINO, V.PARRINELLO (2022) System design of outpatient chemoterapy oncology departments through simulation and design of experiments. International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management, DOI: 10.1080/17509653.2022.2134223




A.PLUCHINO, A.E.BIONDO, N.GIUFFRIDA, G.INTURRI, V.LATORA, R.LE MOLI, A.RAPISARDA, G.RUSSO, C.ZAPPALA' (2021) A Novel Methodology for Epidemic Risk Assessment of COVID-19 outbreak. Nature Scientific Reports 11, 5304 Scientific Reports preprint  [physics.soc-ph] arXiv:2004.02739


CASERTA M., PLUCHINO A., RAPISARDA A., SPAGANO S. (2021) Why Lot: how sortition came to help representative democracy. Physica A 565, 125430; arXiv:1712.04194 [physics.soc-ph]


G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, M.LE PIRA, N.GIUFFRIDA, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA and R.D’ANGELO (2021)  Taxi vs. demand responsive shared transport systems: an agent-based simulation approach. Transport Policy  Vol.103, Pages 116-126


M.CONSOLI, A.PLUCHINO (2021) CMB, preferred reference system and dragging of light in the earth frame. Universe 7, 311 - arXiv:2109.03047v1 [physics.gen-ph]


A.FICHERA, A.PLUCHINO, R.VOLPE. (2021) Local production and storage in positive energy districts: the energy sharing perspective. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities 3, 690927 - https://doi.org/10.3389/frsc.2021.690927




A.GRECO, C.TSALLIS, A.RAPISARDA, A.PLUCHINO, G.FICHERA, L.CONTRAFATTO (2020). Acoustic emissions in compression of building materials: q-statistics enables the anticipation of the breakdown point. THE EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL. SPECIAL TOPICS, vol. 229, p. 841-849, ISSN: 1951-6355, doi: 10.1140/ep jst/e2020-800232-7. Preprint version: 201901.0091.v1


V.GATTA, E.MARCUCCI, M.LE PIRA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO (2020). E-groceries and urban freight: Investigating purchasing habits, peer influence and behaviour change via a discrete choice/agent-based modelling approach. Transportation Research Procedia 46, 133-140.


A.FICHERA, A.PLUCHINO, R.VOLPE (2020). From self-consumption to decentralized distribution among prosumers: a model including technological, operational and spatial issues. Energy Conversion and Management 217, 112932.


A.GRECO, F.CANNIZZARO, A.PLUCHINO (2020) A novel procedure for the assessment of the seismic performance of frame structures by means of limit analysis. Bullettin of Earthquake Engineering 18, 4363-4386. arXiv:1910.13484 [cs.CE]


N.GIUFFRIDA, M.LE PIRA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, G.CALABRO', B. CUIUS, R. D'ANGELO, A.PLUCHINO (2020). On-Demand Flexible Transit in fast growing cities: the experience of  the MVMANT service in Dubai. Sustainability 12(11), 4455; https://doi.org/10.3390/su12114455


D.CHALLET, A.PLUCHINO, A.E.BIONDO, A.RAPISARDA (2020). On the origin of the extreme wealth inequalities in the Talent vs Luck model. Advances in Complex Systems Vol.23, No.02 2050004. arXiv:1907.04237 [physics.soc-ph] https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219525920500046


A.FICHERA, A.PLUCHINO, R.VOLPE (2020). Modelling energy distribution in residential areas: a case study including energy storage systems in Catania, Southern Italy. Energies 13(14), 3715; https://doi.org/10.3390/en13143715


P.SOBKOWICZ, R.H.FRANK, A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2020). Inequalities, chance and success in sport competitions: simulations vs empirical data. Physica A 557, 124899. arXiv:1910.03400 [physics.soc-ph] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2020.124899


E.CONTI, L.DI MAURO, A.PLUCHINO, C.MULDER (2020). Testing for top-down cascading effects in a biomass-driven ecological network of soil invertebrates. Ecology and Evolution, Vol.10 (14) 7062-72. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6408


ALTIERI R., CERTO F., LA ROCCA G., MELCARNE A., GARBOSSA D., BIANCHI A., CRIMI S., PLUCHINO A., PESCHILLO S., BARBAGALLO G. (2020) Radiological evaluation of ex novo High Grade Glioma: Velocity of Diametric Expansion and Acceleration Time Study. Radiology and Oncology https://doi.org/10.2478/raon-2020-0071


G.CALABRO', G.INTURRI, M.LE PIRA, A.PLUCHINO, M.IGNACCOLO (2020). Bridging the gap between weak-demand areas and public transport using an ant-colony simulation-based optimization. Transportation Research Procedia 45, 234-241.




A.PLUCHINO, G.BURGIO, A.RAPISARDA, A.E.BIONDO, A.PULVIRENTI, A.FERRO, T.GIORGINO (2019). Exploring the Role of Interdisciplinarity in Physics: Success, Talent and Luck. PLOS ONE 14(6): e0218793, doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218793 - arXiv:1901.03607 [physics.soc-ph]


A.GRECO, A.PLUCHINO, L.BARBAROSSA, G.BARRECA, I.CALIO', F.MARTINICO, A.RAPISARDA (2019). A new agent-based methodology for the seismic vulnerability assessment of urban areas. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2019, 8(6), 274; doi.org/10.3390/ijgi8060274 - arXiv:1901.04335v1 [physics.geo-ph]

A.PLUCHINO, A.E.BIONDO, A.RAPISARDA (2019). Exploring the Role of Talent and Luck in Getting Success. Acta Physica Polonica B, Vol.12 No. 1

L.DI MAURO, A.PLUCHINO, A.E.BIONDO (2019). Tax evasion as a contagion game: evidences from an agent-based model. European Physical Journal B 92: 103. arXiv:1711.02765 [physics.soc-ph]


A.GRECO, F.CANNIZZARO, A.PLUCHINO (2019). Automatic evaluation of plastic collapse conditions for planar frames with vertical irregularities. Engineering with Computers 35: 57-73.


M.CONSOLI, A.PLUCHINO (2019). Michelson-Morley experiments: an enigma for physics and history of science. World Scientific - ISBN 9789813278189


A.GRECO, A.PLUCHINO, F.CANNIZZARO (2019). An improved Ant Colony Optimization algorithm for limit analysis of frame structures. Engineering Optimization Vol.51, Issue 11.

G.INTURRI, M.LE PIRA, N.GIUFFRIDA, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA AND R.D’ANGELO (2019). Multi-agent simulation for planning and designing new shared mobility services. Research in Transportation Economics 73, 34-44. doi.org/10.1016/j.retrec.2018.11.009

A.GRECO, A.PLUCHINO, S.CADDEMI, I.CALIO’, F.CANNIZZARO (2019). On profile reconstruction of Eulero-Bernoulli beams by means of energy based genetic algorithms. Engineering with Computers. doi.org/10.1007/s00366-018-00693-x



A.PLUCHINO, A.E.BIONDO, A.RAPISARDA (2018). Talent vs Luck: the role of randomness in success and failure. Advances in Complex Systems, Vol.21 No. 03n04 1850014. arXiv:1802.07068 [physics.soc-ph] Awarded with the "Ig-Nobel Prize 2010 for Economics" at Harvard University, Boston (USA) on 15/09/2022
Supplementary Material: http://www.pluchino.it/talent-vs-luck-ita.html
Altmetric Score: https://www.altmetric.com/details/33451664

A.FICHERA, A.PLUCHINO, R.VOLPE (2018). A multi-layer agent-based model for the analysis of energy distribution networks in urban areas. Physica A 508, 710-725. arXiv:1705.09803 [physics.soc-ph]

G.INTURRI, N.GIUFFRIDA, M.IGNACCOLO, M.LE PIRA, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2018). Testing demand responsive shared transport services via agent-based simulations. In "New Trends in Emerging Complex Real Life Problems" Vol.1 pp 313-320 Springer, Cham. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00473-6_34. ISBN: 978-3-030-00472-9

M.CONSOLI, A.PLUCHINO (2018). Cosmic Microwave Background and the issue of a fundamental preferred frame. European Physical Journal Plus, 133:295. arXiv:1801.03775 [physics.gen-ph]

A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2018). Modelling surveys effects in political competitions. Physica A 503, 714-726. arXiv:1711.02765 [physics.soc-ph]

A.GRECO, D.D’URSO, F.CANNIZZARO, A.PLUCHINO (2018). Damage identification on spatial Timoshenko arches by means of genetic algorithms. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 105 p. 51-67

A.GRECO, A.PLUCHINO, F.CANNIZZARO, S.CADDEMI, I.CALIO’ (2018). Closed-form solution based Genetic Algorithm Software: Application to multiple cracks detection on beam structures by static tests. Applied Soft Computing 64, pp. 35-48. arXiv:1701.06432.



M.LE PIRA, E.MARCUCCI, V.GATTA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO (2017). Integrating discrete choice models and agent-based models for ex-ante evaluation of stakeholder policy acceptability in urban freight transport. Research in Transportation Economics 64, 13-25.

A.GRECO, F.CANNIZZARO, A.PLUCHINO (2017). Seismic collapse prediction of frame structures by means of genetic algorithms. Engineering Structures 143, pp. 152-168. arXiv:1609.09411 [physics.soc-ph]

M.LE PIRA, E.MARCUCCI, V.GATTA, M.IGNACCOLO, G.INTURRI, A.PLUCHINO (2017). Towards a decision-support procedure to foster stakeholder involvement and acceptability of urban freight transport policies. Eur. Transp. Res. Rev. 9:54, DOI 10.1007/s12544- 017-0268-2

A.PLUCHINO (2017). Disuguaglianze e crescita economica: pensiero globale e responsabilit� individuale. In "Economia ed Etica: il dialogo necessario per il bene della Casa Comune" a cura di Francesco Brancato, Quaderni di Synaxis n.7 - Studio Teologico S.Paolo Catania

E.MARCUCCI, M.LE PIRA, V.GATTA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO (2017). Simulating participatory urban freight transport policy-making: accounting for heterogeneous stakeholders’ preferences and interaction effects. Transportation Research Part E-Logistics and Transportation Review. Vol.103, Pages 69-86 doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2017.04.006

A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.GAROFALO (2017). Abbiamo vinto l’IG Nobel, con il principio di Peter. Scienza, Caso e Humor. MALCOR'D Edizione - ISBN 9788897909323

M.LE PIRA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO (2017). Modelling consensus building in Delphi practices for participated transport planning. Transportation Research Procedia, Vol. 25, 3729–3739. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2017.05.226. arXiv:1511.06127 [physics.soc-ph]

M.LE PIRA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO (2017). Dealing with the complexity of stakeholder interaction in participatory transport planning. in "Advanced Concepts, Methodologies and Technologies for Transportation And Logistics", Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-57105-8

A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2017). A multilayer approach for price dynamics in financial markets. Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 226, 477–488. arXiv:1606.09194 [q-fin.TR]

A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2017). Informative Contagion Dynamics in a Multilayer Network Model of Financial Markets. Italian Economic Journal, Springer. DOI 10.1007/s40797-017-0052-4

M.LE PIRA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2017). Finding shared decisions in stakeholder networks: an agent-based approach. Physica A 466, 277-287



A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2016). A multilayer model of order book dynamics. Journal of Network Theory in Finance 2(3), 1-16 DOI: 10.21314/JNTF.2016.021

A.PLUCHINO (2016). 10 Pillole di Complessit�: una guida per capire la rivoluzione scientifica in corso. MALCOR'D Edizione - ISBN 978-88-979-0926-2

M.LE PIRA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2016). Modelling stakeholder participation in transport planning. Case Studies on Transport Policy, Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 230–238

M.CONSOLI, A.PLUCHINO (2016). The Idea of a Stochastic Space–Time: Theory and Experiments. In "Beyond Peaceful Coexistence: the Emergence of Space, Time and Quantum" World Scientific ISBN: 978-1-78326-831-3

A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2016). Order Book, Financial Markets and Self-Organized Criticality. CHAOS, SOLITONS AND FRACTALS, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals 88, 196-208, doi:10.1016/j.chaos.2016.03.001

M.CONSOLI, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2016). Cosmic Background Radiation and "ether-drift" experiments. EUROPHYSICS LETTERS, 113 19001
Supplementary Material: https://phys.org/news/2016-02-year-old-ether-cosmological-temperature-gradient.html

A.E.BIONDO, A.GIARLOTTA, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2016). Perfect Information vs Random Investigation: Safety Guidelines for a Consumer in the Jungle of Product Differentiation. PLoS ONE 11(1): e0146389 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146389



M.CONSOLI, A.PLUCHINO (2015). Il Vuoto: un enigma tra fisica e metafisica. ARACNE Editrice - ISBN 978-88-548-8787-9

M.LE PIRA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO (2015). Analysis of AHP Methods and the Pairwise Majority Rule (PMR) for Collective Preference Rankings of Sustainable Mobility Solutions. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PROCEDIA, Volume 10c, Pages 852–862

A.PLUCHINO (2015). La Firma della Complessit�: una passeggiata al margine del caos. MALCOR'D Edizione - ISBN 978-88-979-0917-0 Supplementary Material: http://www.pluchino.it/firma-della-complessita.html

A.E.BIONDO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2015). Modelling Financial Markets by Self-Organized Criticality. PHYSICAL REVIEW E 92, 042814. arXiv:1507.04298 [q-fin.ST]

M.LE PIRA, G.INTURRI, M.IGNACCOLO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2015). Simulating opinion dynamics on Stackeholders' networks through agent-based modelling for collective transport decisions. PROCEDIA COMPUTER SCIENCE, Volume 52, Pages 884– 889



CONSOLI M., PLUCHINO A., RAPISARDA A., TUDISCO S. (2014). The vacuum as a form of turbulent fluid: motivations, experiments, implications. PHYSICA. A, vol. 394, p. 61-73, ISSN: 0378-4371, doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2013.09.070. arXiv:1204.6157 [physics.gen-ph]


BIONDO A. E., PLUCHINO A., RAPISARDA A. (2014). Micro and macro benefits of random investments in financial markets. CONTEMPORARY PHYSICS, Vol.55 Issue 4 DOI: 10.1080/00107514.2014.929308

D.A.ZAPPALA’, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2014). Selective altruism in collective games. PHYSICA A 410, 496-512

M.CONSOLI M. AND A.PLUCHINO (2014). Gravity as an emergent phenomenon: experimental signatures. arXiv: 1311.4301 [gr-qc]

PLUCHINO A., GAROFALO C., INTURRI G., RAPISARDA A., IGNACCOLO M. (2014). Agent-based simulation of pedestrian behaviour in closed spaces: a museum case study. JASSS, vol. 1, 17, ISSN: 1460-7425




PLUCHINO A., RAPISARDA A., TSALLIS C. (2013). Noise, synchrony, and correlations at the edge of chaos. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, ST A TISTICAL, NONLINEAR, AND SOFT MA TTER PHYSICS, vol. 87, p. 022910-1-022910-5, ISSN: 1539-3755, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.022910. arXiv:1206.2152 [cond-mat.stat-mech]

BIONDO A. E., PLUCHINO A., RAPISARDA A., HELBING D. (2013). Are random trading strategies more successful than technical ones?. PLOS ONE, vol. 8, ISSN: 1932-6203, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068344

CONSOLI M., MATHESON C., PLUCHINO A. (2013). The classical ether-drift experiments: a modern re-interpretation. EUR. PHYS. J. PLUS (2013) 128: 71 - DOI 10.1140/epjp/i2013-13071-7

BIONDO A. E., PLUCHINO A., RAPISARDA A., HELBING D. (2013). Reducing financial avalanches by random investments. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, ST A TISTICAL, NONLINEAR, AND SOFT MA TTER PHYSICS, vol. 88, ISSN: 1539-3755, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.88.062814
Supplementary Material: http://www.pluchino.it/financial-markets_ita.html

PLUCHINO A., RAPISARDA A., GAROFALO C., SPAGANO S., CASERTA M. (2013). L'efficienza del caso. LE SCIENZE, vol. 533, ISSN: 0036-8083

BIONDO A.E., PLUCHINO A., RAPISARDA A. (2013). Return Migration After Brain Drain: An Agent Based Simulation Approach. JASSS, vol. 16, ISSN: 1460-7425

BIONDO A. E., PLUCHINO A., RAPISARDA A. (2013). The beneficial role of random strategies in social and financial systems. JOURNAL OF STATISTICAL PHYSICS, vol. 151, p. 607-622, ISSN: 0022-4715, doi: 10.1007/s10955-013-0691-2




CASERTA M., GAROFALO C., PLUCHINO A., RAPISARDA A., SPAGANO S. (2012). Democrazia a sorte. Ovvero la sorte della democrazia. MALCOR D’ EDIZIONE - ISBN: 9788897909019. Supplementary Materia: http://www.pluchino.it/parliament-ita.htmll

A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.GAROFALO (2012). Reti e Gerarchie: meritocrazia ed efficienza. In "Sistemi, Modelli, Organizzazioni. Management e Complessit�" (a cura di Ignazio Licata) ED. CORISCO- ISBN 978-88-98138-02-9

D.MASCALI, S.TUDISCO, N.GAMBINO, A.PLUCHINO, A.ANZALONE, F.MUSUMECI, A.RAPISARDA, A.SPITALERI (2012) Prompt electrons driving ion acceleration and formation of a two temperatures plasma in nanosecond laser-ablation domain. EUROPHYSICS LETTERS, 100 45003




A.PLUCHINO, C.GAROFALO, A.RAPISARDA, S.SPAGANO, M.CASERTA (2011). Accidental Politicians: How Randomly Selected Legislators Can Improve Parliament Efficiency. PHYSICA A 390, 3944-3954
Supplementary Material: http://www.pluchino.it/parliament-ita.html

A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.GAROFALO (2011). Efficient Promotion Strategies in Hierarchical Organization. PHYSICA A 390, 3496-3511

R.LE MOLI, A.PLUCHINO, V.MUSCIA, C.REGALBUTO, B.LUCIANI, S.SQUATRITO, R.VIGNERI (2011). Graves’ orbitopathy: extraocular muscle/fat ratio in the orbit is positively related to the Clinical Activity Score (CAS). EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTALMOLOGY
pii: 09D05CE9-5CD5-4465-AA46-5791177510F5. doi: 10.5301/ejo.5000018

A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.GAROFALO (2011). Meglio scegliere a caso: come sopravvivere in un mondo complesso adottabndo strategie casuali. PSICOLOGIA CONTEMPORANEA, Nov-Dec 2011

M.CONSOLI, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2011). Basic Randomness of Nature and Ether-drift Experiments. CHAOS, SOLITONS & FRACTALS 44 (2011) 1089–1099



A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.GAROFALO (2010). The Peter Principle Revisited: A Computational Study. PHYSICA A 389, 467-472. Awarded with the "Ig-Nobel Prize 2010 for Management" at Harvard University, Boston (USA) on 30/09/2010
Supplementary Material: http://www.pluchino.it/peter-links.html
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A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.GAROFALO (2010). Le Insidie del Principio di Peter - Strategie per evitare i rischi di una meritocrazia ingenua. PSICOLOGIA CONTEMPORANEA, May-June 2010




A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.TSALLIS (2009). On "Ergodicity and Central Limit Theorem in Systems with Long-Range Interactions". EUROPHYSICS LETTERS. vol. 85, pp. 60006.

G.MIRITELLO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2009). Central Limit Behavior in the Kuramoto model at the "Edge of Chaos". PHYSICA A 388, 4818-4826.

G.MIRITELLO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2009). Phase Transitions and Chaos in Long-Range Models of Coupled Oscillators. EUROPHYSICS LETTERS. vol. 85, pp. 10007 ISSN: 0295-5075.



A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.TSALLIS. (2008). A closer look at the indications of q-generalized Central Limit Theorem behavior in quasi-stationary states of the HMF model. PHYSICA. A. vol. 387, pp. 3121-3128 ISSN: 0378-4371.

A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, V.LATORA. (2008). Communities recognition in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem by dynamical clustering algorithms based on different oscillator systems. THE EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL. B, CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS. vol. 65, pp. 395-402 ISSN: 1434-6028.

S.PRIVITERA, S. TUDISCO, L.LANZAN�, F.MUSUMECI, A.PLUCHINO, A.SCORDINO ET AL. (2008). Single Photon Avalanche Diodes: Towards the Large Bidimensional Arrays. SENSORS (on line). vol. 8, pp. 4636-4655 ISSN: 1424-8220.




F.CARUSO, A.PLUCHINO, V.LATORA, S.VINCIGUERRA, A.RAPISARDA. (2007). Analysis of Self-Organized Criticality in the Olami- Feder-Christensen model and in real earthquakes. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, STATISTICAL, NONLINEAR, AND SOFT MATTER PHYSICS. vol. 75, pp. 055101-055105 ISSN: 1539-3755. Rapid Communication.

C.TSALLIS, A.RAPISARDA, A.PLUCHINO, E.P.BORGES. (2007). On the non-Boltzmannian nature of quasi-stationary states in long- range interacting systems. PHYSICA. A. vol. 341, pp. 143-147 ISSN: 0378-4371.

S.BOCCALETTI, M.IVANCHENKO, V.LATORA, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA. (2007). Detecting Complex Networks Modularity by Dynamical Clustering. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, STATISTICAL, NONLINEAR, AND SOFT MATTER PHYSICS. vol. 75, pp. 045102-045107 ISSN: 1539-3755. Rapid Communication.

A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.TSALLIS. (2007). Nonergodicity and Central Limit Behavior for Long-range Hamiltonians. EUROPHYSICS LETTERS. vol. 80, pp. 26002-26008 ISSN: 0295-5075.




F.CARUSO, A.PLUCHINO, V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA, B.TADIC (2006). Olami-Feder-Christensen model on different networks. THE EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL. B, CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS. vol. 50, pp. 243-247 ISSN: 1434-6028.

A.PLUCHINO, S.BOCCALETTI, V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA (2006). Opinion dynamics and synchronization in a network of scientific collaborations. PHYSICA. A. vol. 372, pp. 316-325 ISSN: 0378-4371.

A.PLUCHINO, V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA (2006). Effective spin-glass Hamiltonian for the anomalous dynamics of the HMF model. PHYSICA. A. vol. 370, pp. 573-584 ISSN: 0378-4371.

A.PLUCHINO, V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA (2006). Compromise and Synchronization in Opinion Dynamics. THE EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL. B, CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS. vol. 50, pp. 169-176 ISSN: 1434-6028.

A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2006). Metastability in the Hamiltonian Mean Field model and Kuramoto model. PHYSICA. A. vol. 365, pp. 184-189 ISSN: 0378-4371.

A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2006). Glassy Dynamics and Nonextensive effects in the HMF model: the importance of initial conditions. PROGRESS OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS SUPPLEMENT. vol. 162, pp. 18-28 ISSN: 0375-9687.

A.RAPISARDA, A.PLUCHINO (2006). Reply to Comment by Dauxois, Bouchet and Ruffo on "Nonextensive thermodynamics and glassy behavior in Hamiltonian systems". EUROPHYSICS NEWS. vol. 37, pp. 10-11 ISSN: 0531-7479.





S.FORTUNATO, V.LATORA, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2005). Vector Opinion Dynamics in a Bounded Confidence Consensus Model. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS C. vol. 16, pp. 1535-1551 ISSN: 0129-1831.

A.PLUCHINO, G.ANDRONICO, A.RAPISARDA (2005). A Monte Carlo investigation of the Hamiltonian Mean Field model. PHYSICA. A. vol. 349, pp. 143-154 ISSN: 0378-4371.

A.PLUCHINO, V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA (2005). Changing Opinions in a Changing World: a New Perspective in Sociophysics. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS C. vol. 16, pp. 515-531 ISSN: 0129-1831.




A.PLUCHINO, V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA (2004). Dynamics and Thermodynamics of a model with long-range interactions. CONTINUUM MECHANICS AND THERMODYNAMICS. vol. 16, pp. 245-255 ISSN: 0935-1175.

A.PLUCHINO, V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA (2004). Dynamical anomalies and the role of initial conditions in the HMF model. PHYSICA. A. vol. 338, pp. 60-67 ISSN: 0378-4371.

A.PLUCHINO, V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA (2004). Glassy dynamics in the HMF model. PHYSICA. A. vol. 340, pp. 187-195 ISSN: 0378- 4371.

A.PLUCHINO, V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA (2004). Metastable states, anomalous distributions and correlations in the HMF model. PHYSICA D-NONLINEAR PHENOMENA. vol. 193, pp. 315-328 ISSN: 0167-2789.

A.PLUCHINO, V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA (2004). Glassy phase in the Hamiltonian Mean Field model. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, STATISTICAL, NONLINEAR, AND SOFT MATTER PHYSICS. vol. 69, pp. 056113-056116 ISSN: 1539-3755.

Proceedings of Conferences or Projects


M.FAZIO, A.PLUCHINO, G.INTURRI, M.LE PIRA, N.GIUFFRIDA, M.IGNACCOLO (2022)  Simulating pandemic emergency scenarios considering mobility patterns through an agent-based model. Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Agent-based Modeling and Policy-Making (AMPM2021)

A.PLUCHINO, A.E.BIONDO, A.RAPISARDA (2019). Exploring the role of Talent and Luck in getting Success. Acta Physica Polonica B Vol.12 N.1. arXiv:1811.05206 [physics.soc-ph]

A.GRECO, A.PLUCHINO, F.CANNIZZARO, I.FIORE (2018). Bio-inspired optimization algorithms for limit analysis of frames structures. Proocedings of 6th International Conference on Engineering Optimization. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-97773-7_65

A.GRECO, A.PLUCHINO, L. BARBAROSSA, I.CALIO’, F.MARTINICO, A.RAPISARDA (2018). A simplified model based on self- organized criticality framework for the seismic assessment of urban areas. Proceedings of SER4SC Seismic and Energy Renovation for Sustainable Cities. arXiv:1711.03391

M.CONSOLI, A.PLUCHINO (2018). The classical Michelson-Morely experiments: a new solution to an old problem. Atti dell’Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti. Vol.96 No. S1 A2 (2018) ISSN 1825-1242

M.CONSOLI, A.PLUCHINO (2016). The classical ether-drift experiments: an enigma for physics and history of science. Societ� Italiana degli Storici della Fisica e dell’Astronomia: Atti del XXXIII Convegno annuale / Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference (2016) ISBN 9788869520488

M.CASERTA, C.GAROFALO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, S.SPAGANO (2014). Modelli matematici di Parlamento e Democrazia partecipativa. ARACNE EDITRICE, ISBN 978-88-548-7425-1, pagg. 99-110.


M.LE PIRA, M.IGNACCOLO, G.INTURRI, C.GAROF ALO, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2013). Agent-Based Modelling of Stakeholder Interaction in Transport Decisions. SELECTED PROCEEDINGS WCTR RIO - ISBN: 978-85-285-0232-9


D.BUSCEMA, M.IGNACCOLO, G.INTURRI, A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA, C.SANTORO, S.TUDISCO (2009). The impact of real time information on transport network routing through Intelligent Agent Based Simulation. PROCEEDINGS TO "TIC-STH" SYMPOSIUM ON HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS. IEEE Xplore - C.N. CFP0956G CDR - ISBN: 978-1-4244-3878-5, p.72


S. TUDISCO, S.PRIVITERA, L.LANZAN�, F.MUSUMECI, PLUCHINO A., A.SCORDINO ET AL. (2008). The new generation of SPAD: Single-Photon Avalanche Diodes arrays. In: Il Nuovo Cimento - DOI 10.1393/ncc/i2008-10266-8 - Online First.

F.CARUSO, PLUCHINO A., V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA, S.VINCIGUERRA. (2007). Self-Organized Criticality and earthquakes. In: American Institute of Physics conference Proceedings. (vol. 965, pp. 281-287).

A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2007). Anomalous diffusion and quasistationarity in the HMF model. In: American Institute of Physics conference proceedings. (vol. 965, pp. 129-135).

A.PLUCHINO, A.RAPISARDA (2007). Nonergodicity and central limit behavior for systems with long-range interactions. International SPIE Conference on Complex Systems. Canberra, Australia. 5-7 December 2007. (pp. 124-130).

PLUCHINO A., V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA, S.BOCCALETTI. (2007). Modules identification by a Dynamical Clustering algorithm based on chaotic R�ssler oscillators. In: American Institute of Physics conference proceedings 965 p.323. (vol. 965, pp. 323-329).

PLUCHINO A., V.LATORA, A.RAPISARDA. (2004). Metastability and anomalous behavior in the HMF Model: connections to nonextensive thermodynamics and glassy dynamics. In: Proceedings of the International conference "Complexity, Metastability and Nonextensivity". International conference. Erice, Sicily. July 20-26 2004. (pp. 234-240). World Scientific.