Francesc Font Clos

fontclos2Postdoctoral fellow
ISI Foundation,
via Alassio 11/C
20126 Torino



PhD, 2015, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB):
Thesis: On the Scale Invariance of certain Complex Systems
M.Sc. Complex Systems Modeling, King’s College London, 2011.
B.S. Mathematics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2009.

PhD grant, Catalan Government (FI-DGR 2012), 2012-2015.
Postgraduate Scholarship Caja España Foundation, 2010-2011.
King’s College Complex Systems Bursary, 2010-2011.

Research stays
Vienna University of Technology, Financial and Actuarial Mathematics Research Unit, February 2015
Max-Planck-Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dynamical Systems and Social Dynamics esearch Group, October-November 2014
London Mathematical Laboratory, August-September 2014.
Imperial College London, Department of Mathematics, April 2014.
King’s College London, Department of Mathematics, May 2012

Refereed journal articles
I. Moreno-Sánchez, F. Font-Clos, A. Corral, Large-scale analysis of Zipf’s law in English texts, PLoS ONE 11(1): e0147073 (2016).
O. Güell, F. A. Massucci, F. Font-Clos, F. Sagués, M. Á. Serrano, Mapping high-growth phenotypes in the flux space of microbial metabolism, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 12, 20150543 (2015).
F. Font-Clos, A. Corral, Log-log convexity of type-token growth in Zipf’s systems. Physical Review Letters 114, 237801 (2015).
F. Font-Clos, G. Pruessner, A. Deluca, N. R. Moloney, The perils of thresholding. New Journal of Physics 17, 043066 (2015).
R. Garcia-Millan, F. Font-Clos, A. Corral, Finite-size scaling of survival probability in branching processes. Physical Review E 91, 042122 (2015).
O. Sagarra, F. Font-Clos, C. J. Pérez-Vicente, A. Díaz-Guilera, The configuration multi-edge model: Assessing the effect of fixing node strengths on weighted network magnitudes. EPL (Europhysics Letters) 107 (3), 38002 (2014).
F. Alessandro Massucci, F. Font-Clos and I. Pérez Castillo, A novel methodology to estimate metabolic flux distributions in constraint-based models. Metabolites 3(3), 838-852 (2013).
F. Font-Clos, G. Boleda, A. Corral, A scaling law beyond Zipf’s law and its relation to Heaps’ law. New Journal of Physics 15, 093033 (2013).
F. Font-Clos, F. Alessandro Massucci, and I. Pérez Castillo, A weighted message-passing algorithm to estimate volume-related properties of random polytopes. Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 11, P11003 (2012).

Book chapters, conference proceedings & other publications
F. Font-Clos, A. Corral, Reply to “Comment on ’A Scaling law beyond Zipf’s law and its relation to Heaps’ law’ ”, 2014, arXiv:1405.0207.
A. Corral, F. Font-Clos, Processos de ramificació, criticitat i autoorganització: aplicació als desastres naturals, Butlletí de la Societat Catalana de Matemàtiques, 29 (1), 2014, 5-49.
F. Font-Clos, A. Corral, Stability of strength and weight distributions for time-evolving word co-occurrence networks, in Complex Systems / Control of Infectious Diseases (Research Perspectives CRM Barcelona), Birkhauser.
A. Corral, F. Font-Clos, Criticality and Self-Organization in Branching Processes: Application to Natural Hazards, in Self-Organized Criticality Systems, Markus J. Aschwanden (Ed.), Open Academic Press, Berlin Warsaw (2013).