List of publications
in Journals

S. Flach and E. Olbrich

Mode coupling approximation in a model of structural phase transitions
with infinite range interaction, Zeitschrift für Physik B,
85
(1991), 99.

S. Flach, C. R. Willis, and E. Olbrich

Integrability and localized excitations in nonlinear discrete systems,
Physical
Review E, 49 (1994), 836.

S. Aubry, S. Flach, Kladko K., and E. Olbrich

Manifestation
of classical bifurcation in the spectrum of the integrable quantum dimer,
Physical
Review Letters, 76 (1996), 1607.

E. Olbrich and H. Kantz

Inferring
chaotic dynamics from timeseries: On which length scale determinism becomes
visible,
Physics Letters A 232 (1997), 6369 .

H. Kantz and E. Olbrich

Scalar
observations from a class of highdimensional chaotic systems: Limitations
of the time delay embedding, Chaos 7 (1997) 423429.

R. Hegger, H. Kantz and E. Olbrich

Correlation
dimension of intermittent signals, Phys. Rev. E 56 (1997),
199.

H. Kantz and E. Olbrich

The
transition from deterministic chaos to stochastic processes, Physica
A 253 (1998), 105117

E. Olbrich, R. Hegger and H. Kantz

Analysing
local observations of weakly coupled maps, Physics Letters
A244 (1998), 538544.

E. Olbrich, R. Hegger and H. Kantz

Local
estimates for entropy densities in coupled map lattices, Physical
Review Letters, 84 ,(2000), 2132.

H. Kantz and E. Olbrich

Coarse
grained dynamical entropies  investigation of highentropic dynamical
systems, Physica A , 280 ,(2000), 3448.

M. Cencini, M. Falcioni, H. Kantz, E. Olbrich and A. Vulpiani

Chaos
or noise: Difficulties of a distinction, Phys. Rev. E , 62
,(2000),
427.

S. Güttler, H. Kantz and E. Olbrich

Reconstruction
of the parameter spaces of dynamical systems, Phys. Rev. E , 63
,(2001),
056215.

Y. Shen, E. Olbrich, P. Achermann and P. F. Meier

Dimensional complexity and spectral properties of the human sleep EEG ,
Clin. Neurophysiol. 114, (2003), 199209.

E. Olbrich, P. Achermann and P. F. Meier

Dynamics of human sleep EEG,
Neurocomputing 5254, (2003), 857862.

E. Olbrich and P. Achermann

Oscillatory events in the human sleep EEG  detection and properties,
Neurocomputing 5860, (2004), 129135.

E. Olbrich and P. Achermann

Analysis of oscillatory patterns in the human sleep EEG using a novel detection algorithm,
Journal of Sleep Research 14, (2005), 337346.

E. Olbrich and T. Wennekers

Dynamics of parameters of neurophysiological models from
phenomenological EEG modelling,
Neurocomputing 70, (2007), 18481852.

J. Jost, N. Bertschinger, E. Olbrich, N. Ay and S. Fraenkel

An information theoretic approach
to system differentiation on the basis of statistical dependencies between
subsystems, Physica A 378, (2007), 110.

N. Bertschinger, E. Olbrich, N. Ay and J. Jost

Autonomy: An information theoretic perspective, Biosystems 91 (2008), 331345. This is an extended version of the workshop contribution that can be found below.

M. Niemann, T. Laubrich, E. Olbrich and H. Kantz

Usage of the MoriZwanzig method in time series analysis, Phys. Rev. E 77 (2008), 011117.

E. Olbrich, N. Bertschinger, N. Ay and J. Jost

How should complexity scale with system size?, Eur. Phys. J. B 63 (2008), 407415.

N. Ay, N. Bertschinger, R. Der, F. Güttler and E. Olbrich

Predictive information and explorative behavior of autonomous robots, Eur. Phys. J. B 63 (2008), 329339.

E. Olbrich and P. Achermann

Analysis of the Temporal Organization of Sleep Spindles in the Human Sleep EEG Using a Phenomenological Modeling Approach, J. Biol. Phys. 34 (2008) 341349.

T. Kahle, E. Olbrich, J. Jost and N. Ay

Complexity Measures from Interaction Structures, Phys. Rev. E,79 (2009), 026201. Preprint version.

J. Jost, N. Bertschinger, and E. Olbrich

Emergence, New Ideas in Psychology, 28 (2010), 265273.

E. Olbrich, T. Kahle, N. Bertschinger, N. Ay and J. Jost

Quantifying Structure in Networks, Eur. Phys. J. B, 77 (2010), 239247. Preprint version.

G. Boldhaus, N. Bertschinger, J. Rauh, E. Olbrich, and K. Klemm

Robustness of Boolean dynamics under knockouts, Phys. Rev. E, 82 (2010), 021916.

E. Olbrich, P. Achermann, and T. Wennekers

The sleeping brain as a complex system, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 369 (2011), 36973707. Introduction to the theme issue "The complexity of sleep".

E. Olbrich, J.C. Claussen, and P. Achermann

The multiple time scales of sleep dynamics as a challenge for modelling the sleeping brain, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 369 (2011), 38843901.

N. Ay, E. Olbrich, N. Bertschinger, and J. Jost

A geometric approach to complexity, Chaos, 21 (2011), 037103. Preprint version.

D. H. Wolpert, M. Harré, E. Olbrich, N. Bertschinger, and J. Jost

Hysteresis effects of changing the parameters of noncooperative games, Phys. Rev. E, 85 (2012), 036102. Older preprint version on the arXiv.

C. Meisel, E. Olbrich, O. Shriki, and P. Achermann

Fading signatures of critical brain dynamics during
sustained wakefulness in humans, The Journal of Neuroscience, 33 (2013), 1736317372.

O. Pfante, N. Bertschinger, E. Olbrich, N. Ay and J. Jost

Comparison between different methods of level identification, Advances in Complex Systems, 17 (2014), 1450007. Preprint version.

E. Olbrich, H.P. Landolt, and P. Achermann

Effect of prolonged wakefulness on EEG oscillatory activity during sleep, Journal of Sleep Research, 23 (2014), 255262.

O. Pfante, E. Olbrich, N. Bertschinger, N. Ay and J. Jost

Closure measures for coarsegraining of the tent map, Chaos, 24 (2014), 013136. A preprint version can be found here.

N. Bertschinger, J. Rauh, E. Olbrich, J. Jost and N. Ay

Quantifying unique information, Entropy, 16 (2014), 21612183.
in Proceedings

R. Hegger, H. Kantz and E. Olbrich

Problems in the reconstruction of highdimensional deterministic dynamics
from time series, in: Nonlinear Analysis of Physiological Data,
ed. by H. Kantz, J. Kurths and G. MayerKress, Springer 1998.

H. Kantz, S. Güttler and E. Olbrich

Fehlerfrüherkennung durch Zeitreihenanalyse, in: Zeitreihenanalyse
(Workshop
Düsseldorf, 10. Dez. 1997), VDITechnologiezentrum, Düsseldorf
1997.

E. Olbrich, P. F. Meier and P. Achermann

Nonlinearity and nonstationarity in human sleep EEG data, Sleep 26 (2003), A394 (extented abstract). Poster at the APSS conference Chicago 2003.

N. Bertschinger, E. Olbrich, N. Ay and J. Jost

Information and Closure in Systems Theory,
in: Explorations in the Complexity of Possible Life,
ed. by S. Artmann and P. Dittrich, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2006.
Proceedings of the 7th German Workshop on Artificial Life.

N. Bertschinger, E. Olbrich, N. Ay and J. Jost

Autonomy: an information theoretic perspective,
in: Artificial Autonomy Workshop ,
ed. by Kepa RuizMirazo and Xabier Barandiaran, Alife X, 2006.

E. Olbrich and P. Achermann

Oscillatory events in the human sleep EEG – incidence and properties in baseline and recovery sleep after sleep deprivation, Journal of Sleep Research 15 Supplement 1, (2006), 50 (extented abstract). Talk at the ESRS conference Innsbruck 2006.

N. Ay, E. Olbrich, N. Bertschinger and J. Jost

A unifying framework for complexity measures of finite systems, ECCS 2006. Santa Fe Institute Working Paper 0608028.

J. Jost and E. Olbrich

Luhmanns Gesellschaftstheorie: Anregung und Herausforderung für eine allgemeine
Theorie komplexer Systeme, Soziale Systeme, 13,4657, 2007. English abstract can be found here.

E. Olbrich and T. Wennekers

Multichannel analysis of neural oscillations in a simple model network – towards a better understanding of the spatiotemporal structure of brain oscillations, BMC Neuroscience, 9 (Suppl 1), 2008, P153. Abstract for poster at the CNS 2008 in Portland.

E. Olbrich and T. Wennekers

Distinguishing brain oscillations – understanding differences in topography, frequency, and incidence by a simple modeling framework, BMC Neuroscience, 10 (Suppl 1), 2009, P229. Abstract for poster at the CNS 2009 in Berlin.

E. Olbrich

The sleeping brain as a dynamical system  insights from time series analysis of the human sleep EEG, Proceedings of Biosignal 2010, 1416 July, Berlin, Germany.

N. Bertschinger, J. Rauh, E. Olbrich and J. Jost

Shared information  New insights and problems in decomposing information in complex systems, Proceedings of the European Conference on Complex Systems 2012, ed. by T. Gilbert, M. Kirkilionis and G. Nicolis in the Springer Proceedings in Complexity Series. Presented at the ECCS 2012, 1416 July, Brussels, Belgium. Arxiv version.
in Books

H. Kantz and E. Olbrich

Deterministic and probabilistic forecasting in reconstructed state spaces,
in: Handbook of Time Series Analysis,
ed. by B. Scheller M. Winterhalder and J. Timmer, Wiley 2006.
