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--- added 29jul2010. He does seem to be a bright guy with some good publcations, but NECSI is not a major academic institution. It's more of a private project. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 18:33, 29 July 2010 (UTC)
This page doesn't seem to conform to the notability standards for academics.
Bar-Yam is President of New England Complex Systems Institute. Therefore the "The person has held a major highest-level elected or appointed academic post at an academic institution or major academic society." Removing your tags from the article. deBivort 20:16, 9 April 2009 (UTC)
This article was tagged as self-published as of Sept 2012. Numerous additional verified third-party sources were added, tags removed as of Oct 2012. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Thecinimod (talk • contribs) 19:20, 12 October 2012 (UTC)