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Books

Tools and Techniques for Social Science Simulation

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Tools and Techniques for Social Science Simulation

Suleiman R., Troitzsch, K. G., Mueller, U., & Gilbert, N.,Eds.

Physica Verlag, Springer-Verlag, 2000.


Description:

This book provides an overview of soical science simulation as a tool for modelling and theory building. It is shown how simulation may be applied to the analysis of social and economic problems using techniques such as multi-agent simulation, cellular automata and multi-level modelling. Particular attention is paid to the sensitivity analysis of model parameters. The book also describes the architecture and user interfaces of several simulation tools. The book is based on an international conference that brought together social scientists and computer scientists engaged in a wide range of simulation approaches. It represents a report on the state of the art in social science simulation.

 

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´╗┐Contemporary Psychological Research on Social Dilemma

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Contemporary Psychological Research on Social Dilemma

Suleiman R, Budescu, D. V., Fischer, I., & Messick. D., Eds.

Cambridge University Press, 2004.

 

Description:

This book provides an overview of the state of social psychological research on social dilemmas, or situations in which the interests of the collective and its individual members clash. A wide variety of methodological and theoretical approaches are organized around four core issues: individual differences in preferences for outcomes promoting individual or collective well being; dynamic processes in large-scale dilemmas; special problems emerging in inter-group conflicts; and the effect of uncertainty on behavior in social dilemmas.


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