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Extending Ourselves: Computational Science, Empiricism, and Scientific Method

Paul Humphreys

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195158700
eISBN:
9780199785964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158709.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Computational science, especially computer simulations, is now the dominant procedure in many areas of science. This book contains the first systematic philosophical account of this new scientific ... More


Computational Science

Paul Humphreys

in Extending Ourselves: Computational Science, Empiricism, and Scientific Method

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195158700
eISBN:
9780199785964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158709.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Computational science involves a new kind of scientific method. The concepts of a computational template and a computational model are introduced as alternatives to scientific theories and laws, and ... More


The Measure of Mind: Propositional Attitudes and their Attribution

Robert J. Matthews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199211258
eISBN:
9780191705724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211258.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book provides a sustained critique of a widely held representationalist view of propositional attitudes and their role in the production of thought and behaviour. On this view, having a ... More


Cognition, Computation, and Consciousness

Masao Ito, Yasushi Miyashita, and Edmund T. Rolls (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524144
eISBN:
9780191689147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524144.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The topic of consciousness is truly multidisciplinary, attracting researchers and theorists from diverse backgrounds. It is now widely accepted that previously disparate areas all have contributions ... More


Social Emotions in Nature and Artifact

Jonathan Gratch and Stacy Marsella (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195387643
eISBN:
9780199369195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387643.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

Motion profoundly shapes human social interactions. Researchers across a surprising diversity of scientific and technical fields are attempting to measure, understand and possibly harness the impact ... More


E-Science, Cyberinfrastructure, and Scholarly Communication

Tony Hey and Anne Trefethen

in Scientific Collaboration on the Internet

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151207
eISBN:
9780262281041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter finds that computational science has evolved into a more scientific methodology. Computer science professionals are developing software tools and applications to develop a ... More


The Engine of Complexity: Evolution as Computation

John Mayfield

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163040
eISBN:
9780231535281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163040.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The concepts of evolution and complexity theory have become part of the intellectual ether permeating the life sciences, the social and behavioral sciences, and, more recently, management science and ... More


Advancing Agent_Zero

Joshua M. Epstein and Julia Chelen

in Complexity and Evolution: Toward a New Synthesis for Economics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035385
eISBN:
9780262337717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035385.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Agent_Zero is a mathematical and computational individual that can generate important, but insufficiently understood, social dynamics from the bottom up. First published by Epstein (2013), this new ... More


Direct Methods for Sparse Matrices

I. S. Duff, A. M. Erisman, and J. K. Reid

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198508380
eISBN:
9780191746420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508380.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Direct Methods for Sparse Matrices, second edition, is a complete rewrite of the first edition published 30 years ago. Much has changed since that time. Problems have grown greatly in size and ... More


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