(year 2017)

M. Cebecauer, L. Buzna A versatile adaptive aggregation framework for spatially large discrete location-allocation problems, Computers & Industrial Engineering , Vol. 111, p. 364-380, 2017 [PDF]


L. Buzna, R. Carvalho Controlling congestion on complex networks: fairness, efficiency and network structure, Scientific Reports, Vol. 7(1), Article number: 9152 (2017) [ArXiv]


K.K. Kleineberg, L. Buzna, F. Papadopoulos, M. Boguna, and M. A. Serrano, Geometric Correlations Mitigate the Extreme Vulnerability of Multiplex Networks against Targeted Attacks, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 218301, 2017 ([arxiv] Supplementary Videos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)


L. Buzna, The Onset of Congestion in Charging of Electric Vehicles for Proportionally Fair Network Management Protocol, Operations Research Proceedings, p. 95-100, 2017


(year 2016)

M. Cebecauer, K. Rosina, L. Buzna, Effects of demand estimates on the evaluation and optimality of service centre locations, International Journal of Geographical Information Science (30): 4, p. 765-784, 2016 [PDF]


L. Buzna, M. Kohani, J. Janacek, An Approximative Lexicographic Min-Max Approach to the Discrete Facility Location Problem, Operations Research Proceedings, p. 71-76, 2016


(year 2015)

R. Carvalho, L. Buzna, R. Gibbens, F. Kelly, Critical behaviour in charging of electric vehicles , New J. Phys. (17): 095001, 2015

Reviewed in (September 2015)
Reviewed in Wissenschaft-Aktuell [in German] (October 2015)


M Cebecauer, K. L. Buzna, Re-aggregation heuristic for large p-median problems, Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 577, Springer, 2015


M.A. Serrano, L. Buzna, M. Boguna, Escaping the avalanche collapse in self-similar multiplexes, New J. Phys. (17): 053033, 2015


J. Janacek, M. Kohani, A. Szendreyova, L. Buzna Discrete optimisation, University of Zilina, ISBN 978-80-504-1052-4, 2015 (lecture notes).

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(year 2014 and older)

R. Carvalho, L. Buzna, F. Bono, M. Masera, D. K. Arrowsmith, D.Helbing, Resilience of Natural Gas Networks during Conflicts, Crises and Disruptions , PLoS ONE 9(3): e90265, 2014

Reviewed in MIT Technology Review (December 2013)
Reviewed in (March 2014)
Reviewed in ETHZ News (March 2014)
Reviewed in Energy Post (January 2014)
Reviewed in Journal of Energy Security (April 2014)
Reviewed in De Ingenieur (May 2014)
Reviewed in Quark (Jul 2014)


L. Buzna, M. Kohani, J. Janacek, An Approximation Algorithm for the Facility Location Problem with Lexicographic Minimax Objective, Journal of Applied Mathematics, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 562373, 12 pages


L. Buzna, S. Lozano, A. Diaz-Guilera , How Does Network Topology Determine the Synchronization Threshold in a Network of Oscillators?, Operations Research Proceedings 2012, pp 135-140 (2014)


M. Kohani, L. Buzna, J. Janacek, Impact of Utility Function to Service Center Location in Public Service System, Operations Research Proceedings 2012, pp 129-134 (2014)


S. Lozano, L. Buzna and A. Diaz-Guilera, (2012) Role of network topology in the synchronization of power systems , The European Physical Journal B - Condensed Matter and Complex Systems Volume 85, Number 7 (2012), 231,.


R. Carvalho, L. Buzna, W. Just, D. Helbing, and D. K. Arrowsmith (2012) Fair sharing of resources in a supply network with constraints , Physical Review E, vol. 85, 046101.


M. Schlaepfer, L. Buzna, (2012) Decelerated spreading in degree-correlated networks , Physical Review E, vol. 85, 015101(R).


J. Janacek, L. Janosikova, L. Buzna (2012) Optimized Design of Large-Scale Social Welfare Supporting Systems on Complex Networks , In: Thai, My T., Pardalos, Panos M. (Eds.), Handbook of Optimization in Complex Networks, Springer Series on Optimization and Its Applications , Vol. 57, ISBN 978-1-4614-0753-9.


R. Bloomfield, L. Buzna, P. Popov, K. Salako and D. Wright (2010) Stochastic Modelling of the Effects of Interdependencies between Critical Infrastructure , Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6027/2010. p. 201-212.


J. Janacek, L. Buzna, Optimization in networks; University of Zilina, ISBN 978-80-8070-985-3 (coursebook).

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L. Buzna, S. Lozano, A.D-Guilera (2009) Synchronization in symmetric bipolar population networks , Physical Review E, vol. 80, 066120.


R. Carvalho, L. Buzna, F. Bono, E. Gutierrez, W. Just, and D. Arrowsmith (2009) Robustness of trans-European gas networks , Physical Review E, vol. 80, 5, 0161069.


L. Buzna, L. Issacharoff and D. Helbing (2009) The evolution of the topology of high-voltage electricity networks. Int. J. Critical Infrastructures 5, 1/2, 72-85.


I. Simonsen, L. Buzna, K. Peters, S. Bornholdt and D. Helbing (2008) Dynamic effects increasing network vulnerability to cascading failures. Physical Review Letters, 100, 218701.


K. Peters, L. Buzna and D. Helbing (2008) Modelling of cascading effects and efficient response to disaster spreading in complex networks. Int. J. Critical Infrastructures 4, 1/2, 46-62.


J. Janacek, L. Buzna, (2008) An acceleration of Erlenkotter-Koerkel's algorithms for the uncapacitated facility location problem Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 164, Num. 1, p. 97-109.


J. Janacek, L. Buzna, Facility location in distribution systems; University of Zilina, ISBN 978-80-8070-649-4

simulation of evakuations


L. Buzna, K. Peters, H. Ammoser, C. K├╝hnert   and D. Helbing, Efficient response to  cascading disaster spreading, Physical Review E, vol. 75, 5, 056107.


L. Buzna, K. Peters  and D. Helbing, Optimised  response to  cascading failures in complex networks, In proceedings of the International conference  ESREL 2007. Vol 1. pp. 865-872.


L. Buzna, K. Peters and D. Helbing, Modelling the dynamics of disaster spreading in networks, In: Physica A-Statistical Mechanics and its Applications - Vol. 363, No. 1 (2006), p. 132-140


D. Helbing, L. Buzna,. A. Johansson, T. Werner, Self-organized pedestrian crowd dynamics: experiments, simulations, and design solutions (2005) : In: Transportation Science - Vol. 39, No 1, Febr. (2005), pp. 1-24


D. Helbing, A. Johansson, and L. Buzna (2005) Pedestrian dynamics and evacuation: Empirical results and design solutions. In: H. S. Mahmassani (ed.) Flow, Dynamics and Human Interaction. Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (Elsevier Science, Amsterdam).


L. Buzna, M. Capka, Spatial anlaysis of expansion possibilities of shopping malls chains in Slovak Republic, 2005, In: Ekonomie a management, Vol. 8, No. 2 (2005) pp. 116-124