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Hierarchy in Natural and Social Sciences

Denise Pumain - Business & Economics - 2005 - 246 pages
Hierarchy is a form of organisation of complex systems that rely on or produce a strong differentiation in capacity (power and size) between the parts of the system. It is ...
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Modelling and Simulation in the Social Sciences from the Philosophy of ...

R. Hegselmann - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 318 pages
Model building in the social sciences can increasingly rely on well elaborated formal theories. At the same time inexpensive large computational capacities are now available ...
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Models of Science Dynamics: Encounters Between Complexity Theory and ...

Andrea Scharnhorst, Katy Börner, Peter van den Besselaar - Social Science - 2012 - 270 pages
Models of Science Dynamics aims to capture the structure and evolution of science, the emerging arena in which scholars, science and the communication of science become ...
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Why Society is a Complex Matter: Meeting Twenty-first Century Challenges ...

Philip Ball - Science - 2012 - 80 pages
Society is complicated. But this book argues that this does not place it beyond the reach of a science that can help to explain and perhaps even to predict social behaviour. As ...
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The Complexity of Social Norms

Maria Xenitidou, Bruce Edmonds - Social Science - 2014 - 205 pages
This book explores the view that normative behaviour is part of a complex of social mechanisms, processes and narratives that are constantly shifting. From this perspective ...
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Social Networks: Analysis and Case Studies

Sule Gündüz-Ogüdücü, A. Şima Etaner-Uyar - Computers - 2014 - 249 pages
The present volume provides a comprehensive resource for practitioners and researchers alike-both those new to the field as well as those who already have some experience. The ...
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Predicting Real World Behaviors from Virtual World Data

Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Cuihua Shen, Jaideep Srivastava, Noshir Contractor - Computers - 2014 - 118 pages
There is a growing body of literature that focuses on the similarities and differences between how people behave in the offline world vs. how they behave in these virtual ...
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Modelling and Simulation in the Social Sciences from the Philosophy of ...

R. Hegselmann, Ulrich Mueller, Klaus G. Troitzsch - Social Science - 2013 - 320 pages
Model building in the social sciences can increasingly rely on well elaborated formal theories. At the same time inexpensive large computational capacities are now available ...
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Roles, Trust, and Reputation in Social Media Knowledge Markets: Theory and ...

Elisa Bertino, Sorin Adam Matei - Science - 2014 - 198 pages
Knowledge and expertise, especially of the kind that can shape public opinion, have been traditionally the domain of individuals holding degrees awarded by higher learning ...
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Socioinformatics - The Social Impact of Interactions between Humans and IT

Katharina Zweig, Wolfgang Neuser, Volkmar Pipek, Markus Rohde, Ingo Scholtes - Computers - 2014 - 171 pages
Socioinformatics is a new scientific approach to study the interactions between humans and IT. These proceedings are a collection of the contributions during a workshop of the ...
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