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  • Noble, D., Chen, Z., Auffrey, C., Werner, E. The Selected Papers of Denis Noble, IPC Press, 2012.
  • Castelfranchi, C., and Werner, E., Artificial Social Systems, Springer Verlag, August 1994.
  • Werner, E., and Demazeau, Y., (eds.), Decentralized AI, Vol. 3, Elsevier Science Publishers, North Holland, 1992.
  • Werner, E., Logical Foundations of Distributed Artificial Intelligence, in preparation.
  • Werner, E., Computational Multicellular Systems Biology, in preparation.


  • Werner, E., "What Transcription Factors Can't Do: On the Combinatorial Limits of Gene Regulatory Networks" arXiv:1312.5565 [q-bio.MN], 2013. Abstract, pdf
  • Werner, E., "A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation" arXiv:1212.5439 [q-bio.MN], 2012. Abstract, pdf
  • Werner, E., "How to Grow an Organism Inside-Out: Evolution of an internal skeleton from an external skeleton in bilateral organisms", arXiv:1207.3624 [q-bio.TO], 2012. Abstract, pdf
  • Werner, E., "The Origin, Evolution and Development of Bilateral Symmetry in Multicellular Organisms", arXiv:1207.3289 [q-bio.TO], 2012. Abstract, pdf
  • Werner, E, “Cancer Networks: A general theoretical and computational framework for understanding cancer”, arXiv:1110.5865v1 [q-bio.MN], Oct 26, 2011. Abstract, pdf
  • Werner, E., “On programs and Genomes”, arXiv:1110.5265v1 [q-bio.OT], Oct 24, 2011. Abstract , pdf
  • Werner, E., "Meaning in a Quantum Universe", Science, Vol. 329. no. 5992, pp. 629 - 630
    DOI: 10.1126/science.1192829. pdf
  • Werner, E., "Evolutionary embryos", Nature vol 460, pp 35-36, July 2, 2009. pdf
  • Werner, E., "What genetic changes made us uniquely human? Or Why aren’t we mice?" PLoS Biol 7(5): e1000112. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000112, May 27, 2009.
  • Werner, E., "How central is the genome?", Science Vol 317, Issue 5839, Pages753-754, August 10, 2007. pdf
  • Werner, E., "Reprogramming insights: in silico modeling suggests active dedifferentiation", Nature Stem Cell Blog, July 9, 2007.
  • Werner, E., "Really New Advances: RNA control and developmental systems biology". Economist July 2, 2007.Text pdf
  • Werner, E., "All systems go", Nature vol 446, pp 493-494, March 29, 2007. pdf
  • Werner, E., "The Future and Limits of Systems Biology", Science STKE 2005, pe16 (2005).(Abstract) [PubMed]
  • Werner, E., "Genome Semantics, In Silico Multicellular Systems and the Central Dogma", FEBS Letters 579, pp 1779-1782 (March 21, 2005).(Abstract) [PubMed]
  • Werner, E., "In silico multicellular systems biology and minimal genomes", DDT Drug Discov Today, vol 8, no 24, pp 1121-1127, Dec 2003.(Abstract) [PubMed]
  • Werner, E., "Systems biology unplugged", DDT Drug Discov Today, 8(6):250-2, Mar 15, 2003.(Introduction) [PubMed]
  • Werner, E., "In silico cell signaling underground", Science STKE,(170):PE8., Feb 18, 2003.(Abstract) [PubMed]
  • Werner, E., "Systems biology: the new darling of drug discovery?", DDT Drug Discov Today, Vol. 7, No. 18, September 2002.(Summary) [PubMed]
  • Werner, E., "Bioinformatics and Systems Biology: An Overview" NewDrugs Magazine , Issue 3, March 2002.(Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "The Self of Social Agents", Human Cognition and Social Agent Technology, Dautenhahn, K., (ed.), "Advances in Consciousness Research", John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1998.(Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Logical Foundations of Distributed Artificial Intelligence", Foundations of Distributed AI, G. O'Hare and N. Jennings (eds.), Wiley Publishers, 1996. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "What Ants Cannot Do", Distributed Software Agents and Applications, Perram, J.W., and Müller, J.P., (eds.), Springer Verlag, 1996.(Abstract)
  • Kinny, D., Ljungberg, M., Rao, A., Sonnenberg, E., Tidhar, G., Werner, E., "Planned Team Activity", Artificial Social Systems, Castelfranchi, C., and Werner, E., (eds.), Springer Verlag, 1994.
  • Werner, E., "On the Logic of Plans with Simultaneous Actions", ECAI-92 Workshop on Beyond Sequential Planning, European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 1994.
  • Werner, E. "Ontogeny of the Social Self", Symposium on Social Simulation, University of Surrey, United Kingdom. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "The Design of Multi-Agent Systems", Decentralized AI, Vol. 3, Werner, E., and Demazeau, Y., (eds.), Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. (North Holland), 1992. Abstract
  • Werner, E., "Integrating Social Rationality with Communication and Cooperation in Multi-Agent Systems", FRIEND21 Workshop on Communication and Multi-Agents, Tokyo, Japan, 1991.
  • Werner, E., "Generating Cooperative and Non-Cooperative Behavior", Proceedings of the FRIEND21 International Symposium on Next Generation Human Interface, Tokyo, Japan, 1991.
  • Werner, E., "A Unified View of Information, Intention and Ability", Decentralized AI, vol. 2, Proceedings of the Second European Workshop on Modeling Autonomous Agents in Multiagent Worlds, Demazeau, Y. & Muelller, J-P., (eds.), Saint-Quentin en Yvelines, France. Elsevier Science Publishers, 1991. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Making Systems Cooperative through Social Knowledge", CKBS-90, A Working Conference On Cooperating Knowledge Based Systems, University of Keele, England, 1991.
  • Werner, E., "What Ants Cannot Do: On the Complexity of Multi-Agent Events", IEE Colloquium on Intelligent Agents, Savoy Place, London, 1991. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Planning and Uncertainty", European Workshop on Planning, St. Augustine, F.R.G.. Also in Proceedings of the 10th UK Planning SIG, LOGICA, Cambridge, UK, 1991.
  • Kuenstliche Intelligenz, Proceedings of the 4th International GI Kongress, Munich, Germany. Published by Springer, 1991. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E. and Reinefeld, A., "Distributed Algorithms for Cooperating Agents", DAI-90, Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Bandera, Texas, 1990. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Distributed Cooperation Algorithms", Decentralized AI, Proceedings of the 1st European Workshop on Modeling Autonomous Agents in a Multi-Agent World, Demazeau, Y. & Muelller, J-P., (eds.), Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. (North Holland), pp. 17-31, 1990.
  • Werner, E., "What Can Agents Do Together? A Semantics for Reasoning About Single and Multiagent Cooperative Ability", ECAI-90, Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 694-701, 1990. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Cooperating Agents: A Unified Theory of Communication and Social Structure", Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 2, L. Gasser and M. Huhns, eds., Morgan Kaufmann and Pitman Press, 1989. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Distributed Artificial Intelligence: Report on the 1988 AAAI sponsored Workshop on DAI", AI and Society, vol.3, pp. 260-267, Springer Press, London 1989.
  • Werner, E., "Semantics for Tensed Modal Logic", WISBER Report B49, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 1989.
  • Werner, E., "Communication in WISBER", WISBER Report B51, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 1989.
  • Werner, E., "Modal Logic of Games", WISBER Report B48, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 1989. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Communication in Tarski, Possible World, and Situation Semantics", WISBER Report, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 1989. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Temporal Modal Reasoning in Games", WISBER Report M34, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 1989.
  • Werner, E., "Two Ways of Representing Knowledge", WISBER Report B44, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, 1989.
  • Werner, E., "A Formal Computational Semantics and Pragmatics of Speech Acts", COLING-88, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 744-749, 1988. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Socializing Robots: A Theory of Communication and Social Structure for Distributed Artificial Intelligence", presented at the 8th AAAI Workshop on Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Lake Arrowhead, California, in: Les Gasser(ed.), Collected Draft Papers From the 1988 Workshop on Distributed Artificial Intelligence, Tech Report CRI-88-41, Computer Research Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1988.
  • Werner, E., "Social Intentions", Panel on Interactions Among Intelligent Agents, ECAI-88, Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Munich, Germany, pp. 719-723, 1988. Also appeared as WISBER report. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Money Talk: Hierarchical Consultation Dialogue", GWAI-88, Proceedings of the German Workshop on Artificial Intelligence, Eringerfeld, West Germany, pp. 211-215, 1988.
  • Werner, E., "Reasoning About Knowledge: Report on the TARK-88 Conference", KI, vol. 3, Munich, Germany, pp. 18-19, 1988.
  • Werner, E., "Information, Intention, and Ability: Outline of a Unified Theory", Presented at GWAI-88, German Workshop on Artificial Intelligence, WISBER Report Nr. B37, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, November 1988. (Abstract)
  • Werner, E., "Toward a Theory of Communication and Cooperation for Multiagent Planning", Theoretical Aspects of Reasoning About Knowledge: Proceedings of the Second Conference, Morgan Kaufman Publishers, pp. 129-143, 1988. (Abstract) (PDF) (You may need the newest version of AcrobatReader to view this pdf file.)


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