Researchers at NECSI examine the dynamics of team building, as well as the science of winning soccer.


Luís Vilar, Duarte Araújo, Keith Davids, and Yaneer Bar-Yam, Science of winning soccer: Emergent pattern-forming dynamics in association football, Journal of Systems Science and Complexity 26(1): 73–84 (February 13, 2013).

Yaneer Bar-Yam, Competition and cooperation, in Making Things Work, Chapter 7 (Knowledge Press, 2005).

Yaneer Bar-Yam, Complex systems and sports: Complex systems insights to building effective teams, NECSI (2003).

Yaneer Bar-Yam, Applications of complex systems: Sports and complexity, NECSI (2000).