Research Department 4 is an interdisciplinary "laboratory" dedicated to the development of new methods of data analysis, modeling, and model evaluation. The fundamental research question of RD4 is: What principles govern the complex natural and societal systems and enable or hinder that global commons are governed within planetary boundaries?

Working Groups

Dynamics, stability and resilience of complex hybrid infrastructure networks

Numerical analysis of global economic impacts

Development of advanced time series analysis techniques

Data-based analysis of climate decisions

Network- and-machine-learning-based prediction of extreme events


Artificial Intelligence in the Anthropocene

Game Theory and Networks of Interacting Agents

Support Unit: Computational Methods and Visualization

TSA NEONET COPAN METAB Governance and Policy COMET Models